Mapping The Rinpoche

An ANTHOLOGY Of NAMGYAL STORIES
Appendix: Mapping The Rinpoche

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Part One: The Global Community Of Namgyal Centres & Teachers
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-= CANADA EAST =-

1) DHARMA CENTRE Of CANADA, retreat centre, (Kinmount ON)
gro.ertnecamrahd|eciffonimda#gro.ertnecamrahd|eciffonimda, www.dharmacentre.org
Resident Teachers: Terry Hagan & Mala Sikka.

2) BODHI PUBLISHING, Tseringma House,(Kinmount ON)
ac.no.tenihlah|pihdob#ac.no.tenihlah|pihdob, www.bodhipublishing.org
Teacher and Editor: Karma Chime Wongmo

3) HANIEL HOUSE (Peterborough ON)
ac.ocitapmys|esuohleinah#ac.ocitapmys|esuohleinah, www.pansophic.info
Contact: Dennis Delorme

4) PETERBOROUGH DHARMA GROUP (Peterborough ON)
peterboroughdharmagroup.net
Contacts: Rab Wilkie, Sharon Davison.

5) SARVAYANA (Peterborough ON)
ac.ocitapmys|anayavras#ac.ocitapmys|anayavras
Comntact: Lama Sherab (Paul Curtis)

6) TORONTO NAMGYAL CENTRE (Toronto ON)
ten.retni.ac|manos#ten.retni.ac|manos
Spiritual Director: Lama Sonam Gyatso

7) TORONTO SANGHA, Toronto ON
moc.sregor|newocellehcimasil#moc.sregor|newocellehcimasil, www.torontosangha.com
Contact: Lisa Cowen

8) LIVING INSTITUTE (Toronto ON)
gro.etutitsnignivil|mij#gro.etutitsnignivil|mij
Contact: Jim McNamara

9) SAKYA-NAMGYAL CENTRE, Sakya Thubten Namgyal Ling,
(Uxbridge ON)
ac.laygman|yelsew#ac.laygman|yelsew, www.namgyal.ca
Sakya Shasanadhara: Wesley & Angelica Knapp

10) CRYSTAL STAFF (Ottawa ON)
gro.ffatslatsyrc|ofni#gro.ffatslatsyrc|ofni, www.crystalstaff.org
Chair: Anna Wood, moc.oohay|sdooweelanna#moc.oohay|sdooweelanna

11) DHARMA HOUSE (Morin Heights QC)
ac.oohay|amrahdecaep#ac.oohay|amrahdecaep
Teacher: Derek Rasmussen

-= CANADA WEST =-

12) NOVAYANA SOCIETY (Edmonton AB)
www.novayana.org, ac.wahs|eiznekcam.nod#ac.wahs|eiznekcam.nod
Teacher: Cecilie Kwiat, ac.wahs|taiwkc#ac.wahs|taiwkc

13) DHARMA CENTRE Of WINNIPEG (Winnipeg MB)
moc.oohay|otohpkg#moc.oohay|otohpkg, www.dharmawpg.com
Teacher: Lama Dorje Gyurme (Gerry Kopelow)

14) YUKON DHARMA SOCIETY (Whitehorse YT)
ac.ky.vog|ayatnA.syrhC#ac.ky.vog|ayatnA.syrhC
Teacher: Lama Lodro (Jeff Olson)

15) CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN SOCIETY (Galiano Island BC)
ac.oohay|yteicosniatnuomlatsyrc#ac.oohay|yteicosniatnuomlatsyrc, www.crystalmountain.org
Teacher: Lama Mark Webber, ac.oohay|rebbewamal#ac.oohay|rebbewamal, www.markwebber.org
Vancouver West: Joanna or Cara, moc.liamg|dlrowarac#moc.liamg|dlrowarac

16) SUNSHINE COAST RETREAT HOUSE (Roberts Creek BC)
PATH Of PEACE STUDY CENTRE, www.pathofpeace.ca
Teacher: Bonni Ross, moc.tenccd|innob#moc.tenccd|innob

17) CLEAR SKY MEDITATION & STUDY CENTRE (Cranbrook BC)
moc.aidemasaka|yksraelc#moc.aidemasaka|yksraelc, www.clearskycentre.org
Teacher: Sensei Doug Duncan

-= SOUTHERN AMERICAS

18) THE OPEN PATH (Boise ID, USA)
www.theopenpath.org
Contact: Paul Lingard, gro.htapnepoeht|tnediserp#gro.htapnepoeht|tnediserp

19) SAN FRANCISCO MEDITATION (San Francisco CA, USA)
www.sanfranmeditation.org
Teacher: Sensei Doug Duncan
COntact: Greg Molkentin, moc.nitneklomgerg|gerg#moc.nitneklomgerg|gerg

20) PANAJACHEL, meditation and study group,(Guatemala)
Contact: Andrea, moc.liamtoh|eratmoaerdna#moc.liamtoh|eratmoaerdna

-=EUROPE

21) CRYSTAL GROUP (UK)
www.crystalgroup.org.uk/index.html
Chair: Sally Muir, moc.ihsunam|riumyllas#moc.ihsunam|riumyllas.

22) THE ORCHARD (Lower Maescod, Herts., UK)
Contacts: Ad Brugman, ku.oc.enilnoku|namgurb.da#ku.oc.enilnoku|namgurb.da,
Sonia Moriceau,ku.oc.enilnoku|uaecirom.ainos#ku.oc.enilnoku|uaecirom.ainos,
touchingstillness.co.uk.

23) LONDON MEDITATION (London UK)
moc.oohay|noitatidemnodnol#moc.oohay|noitatidemnodnol
Teacher: Sensei Doug Duncan
Contact: Sally Muir

24) DHARMAGRUPPE (Germany)
www.dhramagruppe.de
Contact: Ludger Muller

25) NAMGYAL GONPA (Montbrison-sur-Lez, France)
gro.buohcgnaj|ofni#gro.buohcgnaj|ofni, www.jangchoub.org
Teacher: Jangchoub Sempa Gyatso (Lindsay Reid)

-= PACIFICA

26) WANGAPEKA STUDY & RETREAT CENTRE (Wakefield, New Zealand)
gro.akepagnaw|ertnectaerter#gro.akepagnaw|ertnectaerter, www.wangapeka.org
Teacher: Tarchin Hearn zn.ten.raelc|yram.nihcrat#zn.ten.raelc|yram.nihcrat

27) QUEENSTOWN DHARMA HOUSE (Queenstown, New Zealand) moc.oohay|esuohamrahdntq#moc.oohay|esuohamrahdntq
Contact: Alan Macalister

28) ORIGINS CENTRE (Balingup WA, Australia)
ua.ten.tenii|snigiro#ua.ten.tenii|snigiro, origins.mysouthwest.com.au
Director: Lama Chime Shore
COORAIN HOUSE: moc.oohay|esuohniarooc#moc.oohay|esuohniarooc

29) TIG-LE (Perth WA, Australia)
Contact: Anne Clark, ua.ten.ecaps|kralcenna#ua.ten.ecaps|kralcenna

30) OPEN MIND MEDITATION (Perth WA, Australia)
www.openmindmeditation.com.au
Teacher: Dr. Manna Waite

31) DHARMA JAPAN (Kyoto & Tokyo, Japan)
www.dharma-japan.org
Teacher: Sensei Doug Duncan
Contacts: Karen, gro.napaj-amrahd|retsillacm_nerak_pj#gro.napaj-amrahd|retsillacm_nerak_pj
Kyoto: Paul Jaffe; Tokyo: John Munroe, moc.liamg|eornumaj#moc.liamg|eornumaj

-= SOME INDEPENDENT TEACHERS

KIM SAWYER, ac.tsyssa|reywask#ac.tsyssa|reywask
(Toronto ON, Canada)

HEATHER RIGBY, ac.kool|megelpirt#ac.kool|megelpirt
(Claremont ON, Canada)

ROB McCONNELL & KAREN RUSSELL
(Zephyr ON, Canada)
moc.tenrolpx|occmbor#moc.tenrolpx|occmbor, moc.tenrolpx|ahkus#moc.tenrolpx|ahkus

JACK CONNELLY, moc.liamg|yllennoceelj#moc.liamg|yllennoceelj
(Peterborough ON, Canada)

TRYG SCHONNING, ac.amgam|inadyrt#ac.amgam|inadyrt
(Ottawa ON, Canada)

STEVEN & CHERYL GELLMAN, ac.ocitapmys|namlleg.s#ac.ocitapmys|namlleg.s
(Ottawa ON, Canada)

BRIAN MCLEOD, ac.wahs|kutiami#ac.wahs|kutiami
(Winnipeg MB, Canada)

EVANGELOS DIAVOLITSIS, moc.liamg|dsolegnave#moc.liamg|dsolegnave
(Calgary AB Canada):

JOHN DeJARDIN, www.walkingshadow.net
(Burnaby BC Canada),
Contact: Lynn Hauka, ac.wahs|akuahl#ac.wahs|akuahl

LAMA SONAM SENGE
(Saanichtown & Alert Bay BC, Canada)
Contact: Sue Bell, moc.tekcorelbac|llebeus#moc.tekcorelbac|llebeus
Guy Donella, moc.liamtoh|adapidi#moc.liamtoh|adapidi

DAVID BERRY, moc.loa|yrrebdivad#moc.loa|yrrebdivad
(Washington DC, USA & Paris, France)

-= SOME FORMER CENTERS

JOHNSTONE HOUSE, Comtemplative Community (Eskdalemuir, Scotland)
- Transferred to Samye-Ling Tibetan Centre, 1966)

BIDDULPH meditation centre (Biddulph, England)

NAMGYAL HOUSE (Kenmare, Kerry, Ireland)

SAKYA-NAMGYAL CENTRE, (Green River ON, Canada)
- Moved to Uxbridge ON, 2008

NAMGYAL HOUSE (Saskatoon SK, Canada)

TORONTO DHARMA CENTRE (Toronto ON, Canada)

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Part 2: EARLY LIFE: Notable Sites
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Conception (Jan 1931): Atlantic Ciy, New Jersey, USA

Birth (11 Oct 1931) : Toronto, Canada

Holidays : near Hamilton, Ontario, ("Spring Farm" summers)

Education (1936-50) : Toronto (Norway Public School, Malvern
Collegiate; Jarvis Baptist Seminary.
: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA; (University of
Michigan)

Travels (1954?) : Moscow, Russia (International Socialist Youth)
(1956) : London, England

Training (1956-61): Rangoon, Burma (Wat Dat Pon Zon Aung Min Gaung)
: Bangkok, Thailand (Wat Mahadhatu)
: Colombo, Ceylon.

Ordinations (1956) : Bodhgaya, India, (novice ordination, Samanera
Ananda)
(1957/8) : Rangoon,Burma; ShweDagon, (higher ordination,
Bhikkhu Ananda Bodhi)
(1971) : Gangtok, Sikkim; Rumtek Monastery,(Tibetan
ordination, Karma Tenzin Namgyal)

Britain (1961-65): London (Camden Town, Hampstead Vihara)
: Biddulph, Staffordshire (Biddulph Old Hall)
(1964) : Eskdalemuir, Scotland (Johnstone House /
Samye-Ling)

Enthronement (1971) : Green River, Ontario; (Karma Tenzin Dorje
Namgyal Rinpoche)

Death (22 Oct 2003) : Bodensee (Lake Constance), Swizerland.

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Part 3: TALKS, COURSES, RETREATS
(Aside from centres)
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Canada: Atlin BC
Saltspring Is. BC
Neepawa MB
Haliburton ON
Wakefield QC
Richmond Hill ON
St. Catherines ON (Brock University)

Mexico: Malique (near Guadelajara)

Guatemala: Lake Atitlan

Costa Rica: Golfito

England: Penrith, Cumbria (Scarthwaite)
Cornwall [near Land's End?]
Manchester

Germany: Worpswede

Switzerland: Zurich

France: Banon

Italy: Assisi
Ortesei

Greece: Sitia, Crete
Hania, Crete
Palaeochora, Crete
Aghios Nikolaus, Samos

Turkey: Pammukale
Ephesus
Konya

Ethiopia: Lalibela & Aksum

Morocco: Essaouira

Japan: Yoshino (Nara)
Kyoto

New Zealand: Christchurch
Wellington
Rotorua
Taupo
Tauranga
Auckland

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Part 4: JOURNEYS & VOYAGES
(Aside from centres)
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Canada: Northwest Passage: Quebec to Anchorage via Newfoundland,
Strait of Belle Isle.
Alaska Highway: Edmonton to Whitehorse via Dawson Creek.
Inside Passage: Haines AK to Prince Rupert BC.
Whitehorse - Prince George - Jasper - Banff - Calgary.
Tashenshini River (rafting): Dawson Post to Dry Bay
(Yakutat AK).

Caribbean Sea: (Grenada, etc)

USA: Grand Canyon (rafting): Colorado River.

Galapagos (shipwrecked): Miami to Peru via Colombia (Cali, Bogota),
Ecuador (Guayaquil, Posorja, Inca Perca), Peru (Lima, Cuzco,
Macchu Picchu).

Brazil: Amazon River, Belem to Rio Branca via Manaus (1987).

South Atlantic: Falkland Is., South Georgia Is., South Sandwich Is.

Scotland: Glasgow to Edinburgh via Inverness (Culloden).

Norway: Oslo to Bodo (1976).

France: Canal du Midi (barge)

Phillippines: Pangsanja River (log boat).

East Africa: Tanzania to Ethiopia via Lake Omo (1997)

Antarctica: (from southern New Zealand)

World: Canada to India (1967-68): Montreal to England (Southampton,
Stonehenge, Lyme Regis, Dover), France (Lascaux), Spain,
Portugal, France (Le Havre); by ship to India via Suez
Canal, Ceylon (Colombo,Ratnapura, Kandy), Burma (Rangoon,
Pegan), India (Calcutta, Sikkim, Kashmir).

Canada to India (1971): Montreal to England (Southampton,
Stonehenge), France, Spain (Barcelona); by ship to India
via Morocco (Casablanca), South Africa (Cape Town, Durban),
Kenya (Mombasa), Pakistan (Karachi), India (Bombay, New
Delhi, Dalhousie, Dehra Dun, Dharamsala, Calcutta,
Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Sikkim (Gangtok).

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Part 5: EVENTS & VISITS
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Canada: North Pole
Lake Of Bays ON.

USA: Miami FL
Everglades FL
New York City NY

Iceland: Reykyavik, Surtsey Is.

Germany: Munich
Bremen
Hamburg

France: Paris

Greece: Athens
Delphi
Mount Athos
Thessalonika
Knossos, Crete
Irakleion, Crete

Turkey: Istanbul

Egypt: Cairo (Gizeh)
Nile River sites
Alexandria

Ethiopia: Gondar

Tanzania: Ngorongoro Crater

Algeria: Sahara Desert

Kenya: Nairobi

Morocco: Agadir

Mongolia: Ulan Bataar

China: Beijing
Hong Kong

Bhutan: Thimphu

Phillippines: Manila

Seychelle Is: Victoria

Aldabra Is

Australia: Perth
Ayers Rock

New Zealand: Nelson
Dunedin
Whangarei

Mexico: Merida, Yucatan

Galapagos Islands

Brazil: Rio de Janeiro

Argentina: Buenos Aires

Uruguay: Montevideo
Iguazu Falls

Chile: Tierra del Fuego

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