Danakosha Ling is a Dharma community in the lineage and teaching tradition of the Ngagyur Nyingma or Nyingma Early Translation School of Tibetan Buddhism. This community was officially registered in Finland in 2005, under the spiritual direction of Tulku Dakpa Rinpoche.
This Dharma community’s main purpose is to, in the world in general and in Finland and other western countries in particular, benefit temporarily and ultimately the minds of sentient beings, by clarifying the path and means of finding true happiness and peace. This constitutes the origin of all happiness, the root of peace and happiness in the world, the true remedy for the three poisons or disturbing emotions, the perfect path that liberates from the truth of the suffering of samsara. The basis of Buddhadharma is to go for refuge, with heartfelt intent, to the three Jewels as well as generating loving-kindness, compassion, bodhicitta or mind of enlightenment and perfect view. This is practiced through listening, reflecting and meditating on the scriptures of both Sutra and Tantra. Also, at all times and in all places, in accordance with one’s capability, to solely act for the benefit of others or to at least make the promise to do so and to engage in positive actions through the three doors of body, speech and mind for the benefit of others.
Danakosha Ling is the main residence of Tulku Dakpa Rinpoche. It’s a beautiful and traditional Buddhist center in Jokioinen, the mid-point of the three major cities in south-western Finland. We emphasize being an authenthic Buddhist center for study and practice for students from all over the world, and particularly in northern Europe. We offer summer courses and annual retreats, such as traditional drubchen retreats and many other events suitable for both new and senior practitioners.
Tulku Dakpa Rinpoche
Tulku Dakpa Rinpoche was born in 1975 as a son of Venerable Lama Thubten Kalsang and Yongdu Wangmo, and he was recognized by H.H. Mindrolling Trichen Rinpoche as the 3rd reincarnation of Drupwang Rogza Sonam Palge Rinpoche. He studied in the college of Mindrolling Monastery, and graduated as a certificated sutric and tantric holder of teachings. Currently he is the spiritual director of the Danakosha Dharma community. His great kindness and generosity of teachings is truly appreciated by his students.