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The Heart Sutra - Video Conference The 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa

Teaching Subject: The Heart Sutra
Dates: 28th and 29th September 2019
Time: 09:00 – 16:00

Venue: Cape Town Kagyu Samye Dzong, 6 Morgenrood Road, Kenilworth.

Cost: R300 for both days (Attendance for full transmission necessary)

Space is limited so please RSVP to Penny at

Please bring vegetarian meal to share.

At the request of students in Europe and Africa the 12th Champion Kenting Tai Situpa will be bestowing the Heart Sutra teachings through video conference at the end of September.  The teaching will be transmitted by two-way videoconference instead of one-way live-streaming and so only available at a limited number of dharma centres.

We are delighted to be one of about 20 centres in Europe and Africa to host this video conference.

About the present 12th Kenting Tai Situpa

The present twelfth Kenting Tai Situpa, Pema Donyo Nyingche Wangpo, was born in the male wood-horse year (1954) in the Palyul District of Derge to a family of farmers. He was found and recognized by H.H the sixteenth Karmapa Rigpe Dorje. (Please click here to browse his detailed biography and pictures.)

The present twelfth Kenting Tai Situpa is a renowned Buddhist master. He is the main Guru of H.H. the 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinlay Dorje in Mahamudra and training in turn the next generation of Buddhist masters. On a more personal level the present twelfth Kenting Tai Situpa is a scholar, poet, calligrapher, artist, author, architect and geomancer.

As a Buddhist teacher, he regularly tours the world giving teachings and empowerments at the request of the Dharma centers. These teachings are collected and published to nine books till now.

Kenting Tai Situpa's paintings are collected and published to four books till now. They are: Matition Art, Creativity: Magnification Images Will Be Born, Awakening: Meditation Art of the 12th Tai Situpa, Relative World, Ultimate Mind: The Art of the 12th Tai Situpa.
And, a collective book of Kenting Tai Situpa's photographs, Eye of the Eye, was published in 2000 in Taiwan.

Most of these art works and Kenting Tai Situpa's calligraphies were assembled to the book "Collection of the Creative Art Works of Xii Tai Situpa" in 2004 in Taiwan. Most of the paintings, photographs and calligraphies in this web site are scanned from this book.