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'''Dudjom Gompa''' aka '''Urgyen Dongak Chöling''' was founded by [[Dudjom Rinpoche]] in Boudnath, in Nepal, one of the largest Buddhist [[stupa]] in the world, built during the 5th century AD.
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'''Dudjom Gompa''' aka '''Urgyen Dongak Chöling''' was founded by [[Dudjom Rinpoche]] in [[Bodhnath]], Nepal, next to the Bodhnath [[stupa]].  
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
Dudjom Gompa is off the main street and have a discrete frontage. Inside, however, it is said to be the most inspiring places with satues, and a feeling of being a place of continual dedicated practice over a long period of time.
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Dudjom Gompa is off the main street of Boudnath and has a discrete frontage. Inside, however, it is said to be the most inspiring place, with many statues, and a feeling of it being a place of continual dedicated practice over a long period of time.
  
 
==Developments==
 
==Developments==
 
[[Image:Dudjom-Rinpoche-Kudung-01.png|thumb|350px|Reliquary stupa with Dudjom Rinpoche’s kudung, in Kathmandu, Nepal]]
 
[[Image:Dudjom-Rinpoche-Kudung-01.png|thumb|350px|Reliquary stupa with Dudjom Rinpoche’s kudung, in Kathmandu, Nepal]]
This is the place where Dudjom Rinpoche gave his last major teachings. After he passed away in Dordogne, France, his body was embalmed and brought back to Nepal. Following this, his body was taken to Dudjom Rinpoche Gompa, where it was placed in a stupa built within the main temple. The construction was supervised by [[Chatral Rinpoche]].
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This is the place where Dudjom Rinpoche gave his last major teachings. After he passed away in Dordogne, France, his body was embalmed and brought back to Nepal. Following this, his body was taken to Dudjom Gompa, where it was placed in a stupa built within the main temple. The construction was supervised by [[Chatral Rinpoche]]. The reliquary stupa is still visible today, and one can circumambulate it during the day.
  
Dudjom Gompa is therefore a very sacred place for many [[dharma]] practitioners, and especially for those connected to the [[Dudjom Tersar]] lineage.
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Dudjom Gompa is therefore a very sacred place for many [[Dharma]] practitioners, and especially for those connected to the [[Dudjom Tersar]] lineage.
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Latest revision as of 07:07, 1 June 2014

Boudnath, close to Kathmandu, Nepal

Dudjom Gompa aka Urgyen Dongak Chöling was founded by Dudjom Rinpoche in Bodhnath, Nepal, next to the Bodhnath stupa.

Description

Dudjom Gompa is off the main street of Boudnath and has a discrete frontage. Inside, however, it is said to be the most inspiring place, with many statues, and a feeling of it being a place of continual dedicated practice over a long period of time.

Developments

Reliquary stupa with Dudjom Rinpoche’s kudung, in Kathmandu, Nepal

This is the place where Dudjom Rinpoche gave his last major teachings. After he passed away in Dordogne, France, his body was embalmed and brought back to Nepal. Following this, his body was taken to Dudjom Gompa, where it was placed in a stupa built within the main temple. The construction was supervised by Chatral Rinpoche. The reliquary stupa is still visible today, and one can circumambulate it during the day.

Dudjom Gompa is therefore a very sacred place for many Dharma practitioners, and especially for those connected to the Dudjom Tersar lineage.

Internal Links