The name Lopen
Kado brings hushed tones, smiles and affirmative
nods—this is the real thing. One of the greatest
living masters in Bhutan, Lopen Kado lives in a forest
hermitage high up in the mountains outside of Thimpu.
There he looks after the education of many
young children, and older more accomplished spiritual practitioners,
who live in the mountain’s solitude practicing for the
benefit of all beings.
What prevents the passing down of these precious
wisdom teachings of loving-kindness? Only a lack of facilities
and support for the hundreds of dedicated young practitioners.
teachings are the fabric upon which all of Bhutanese culture
rests. Together we can preserve the heart
of what makes Bhutan truly Bhutan—including these
sacred and authentic teachings passed down by a few rare