Spring Comes to Sanger

It is a much greener spring than we’ve seen for several years. The pond is full again, the water birds are nesting in the marsh and the roses are glorious. It is still cool and sunny. The Holy Vajra Poles have been quaking for visitors, but were very still the days we had the most violent winds. Mistletoe is no longer threatening the shade trees and the wild flowers blaze on the mountains where the wild fires roared last year.

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Snow Runoff Returns to Help Ease Drought at Sanger Temple

Zhaxi Zhuoma was surprised to look out her office window and see a pair of Mallards staring back at her as they swam past in what had been the temple driveway to the back of the property. We had water again! Some of you may remember the flooding problems we had several years ago when we had lots of rain. The surrounding fields are kept green and produce hay by means of an archaic irrigation system whereby they are usually flooded twice a month ...

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“Revealing the Truth” now available in English

This photo shows two rinpoches lifting a large stone to cover a mandala as part of a dharma assembly to test the level of realization of several disciples. The event is one of many described in the book Revealing the Truth by Shi Zheng Hui that also describes the bestowing of holy nectar in America by certain Buddhas. After her graduation from law school, author Zheng Hui made a complete turn around and entered monastic life in a Buddhist Temple inTaiwan. In the year 2001, ...

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