BUDDHISM

Mahasiddha Nyingmapa Meditation Center




Mahasiddha's First Shrine in Conway


Dodrup Chen Rinpoche

           
Gyatrul Rinpoche 1974       Dodrup Chen Rinpoche 1973 Sikkim       mentor Tulku Thondup 2008
   
           
      The Stupa at Mahasiddha Hawley       Sakya mentor Deshung Rinpoche
1984 series of Wangs Nov-Dec
   
           
Avalokitesvara Silent Retreat
Northampton MA 1974
      Gyatrul Rinpoche, Lama Jigtse
King and Queen of Gyerang, Golok
Northampton MA 1974
      Tsewang ('Life-Power')
Prince of Gyerang
   
           
Conway Shrine/Sadhana Room       gTum-mo Yogi Lama Jigtse's Statue
of Shakyamuni Buddha
Conway MA 1974/5
      Paul Nietupski and Jean Cowles
Northampton Center 1974
   
           
Chesterfield Gorge Excursion
Matt Alexander, Nietupski in water
      Lama Jigtse at Chesterfield Gorge       Paul Nietupski enjoying the Gorge
now at Columbia U. with Robert AF Thurman
   
           
Mr. Charles Belyea, proprietor       Elizabeth Petroff, Mahasiddha Patroness       Sheba, Tara of Dogs
   
           
Mahasiddha Temple Consecration
October 1977
      Our 2nd Temple in Hawley - June 1977
Torched in 1984 by deranged Vietnam vets
carrying war-souvenir machine-guns
(no one died)
      1985 Yumkha Tshok Consecration Wang
Queen of Sikkim attending
   
           
Three Statues in Shrine Room
gift of Queen of Bhutan
      Our 3rd and present Temple in Hawley       The Great Stupa for walking meditation