Evening „Poetry without border“

Come and read your favorite poem !

Evening „Poetry without border“

Evening „Poetry without border“ : Come and read your favorite poem !

Poetry of the earth, sky and travel with the French poet and translator Jigmé Thrinlé Gyatso.

A friendly evening devoted to the poetry of the world where you can read your favorite poem in the language you want.

Meeting at the Alliance Française media library on June, 6th at 6pm.

Free admission

Jigmé Thrinlé Gyasto
Biography

Yves Boudéro was born at La Roche-sur-Yon, Vendée, in 1967. He first studied at the
Music conservatory, and gave piano lessons for 4 years. He has been writing poems since childhood and had a first book of poetry printed at his own expense in 1985. He later started philosophical and psychological studies, then learned Tibetan language at INALCO, National Institute for Oriental Civilisations and Languages.

He pronounced his monk vows in Drukpa Kargyü lineage of Tibetan buddhism, on January 1, 1987. He was then given the name of Jigmé Thrinlé Gyasto, for which he is mostly known, as monk and writer.

He lived in a Breton community at Drukpa Plouray buddhist Center for thirteen years. He hold various positions there, as secretary, president and verbal Tibetan translator.

Since the year 2000, he has been living in solitary retreat (at first in Savoie that he left for Vendée in 2014). Beside spiritual practice and writing poetry, he is also devoting part of his time to spiritual teaching, interfaith dialogue (together with Abbot Gaignet in Vendée, Father Gourrier in Poitou-Charentes, also as co-organiser and external actor during christian-buddhist seminars at the Theological Meylan-Grenoble Centre), walks and travels.

Between 2012 and 2017, he published seven poetical works (Often in partnership with
painters), a children illustrated tale and translated teachings, at Astronome editor www.editionsastronome.com, as well as a book of art in cooperation with Dominique Malardé at Dongola editions. Maurice Delaistier and Christopher Lacassagne, both composers, wrote musical works taken from two of his texts: L’oiseau aux sept chants, The bird of the seven songs (for voice, piano and singing bowls) and La voix mauve, The violet voice (for four-voice choir).

He is a member of the SGDL (Société des Gens De Lettres), of the writers’ Society in Vendée and of the Paris House of Writers.

Hospital managers are used to taking advice from him : La Roche-sur-Yon hospital and Fontenay-le-Comte nursing home, where he cooperates from time to time with the nursing staff about the attention paid to buddhist patients in particular and end-of-life care.

He received teachings, transmissions and initiations from several Tibetan Buddhist Masters, the main ones being :
• Khenchen Yeshe Tcheudar Rinpoche (from 1986 to 1999, for philosophy, preliminary
practices, Chö, etc.)
• The 12th Gyalwang Drukpa ( from 1989 to our time, concerning the Yidam’s initiations (skt.Istadevata) Chö, The Six Naropa Yogas, The six-fold equal taste cycle, The excellent interdependent seven links, etc.)
• Kyabje Trulshik Rinpoche (for several years, for the Yangtik and other Dzogchen teachings and initiations)
• His Holiness, the 14th Dalaï-Lama ( teachings on the Shantideva Bodhicharyavatara , in addition to other teachings and initiations).
• And in particular Shri Sengdrak Rinpoche (from 1994 to 2005 on the border between Nepal and Tibet for the verbal transmissions of Milarepa’s one hundred thousand songs, Shakya Shri’s one hundred thousand instructions, Gyalwa Götsangpa ’s one hundred thousand teachings, as well as for specific instructions about the meaning and practices in:
Preliminaries, Mahamudra, Guru Drakpo Kilaya, Vajravarahi, Chakrasamvara, Six-fold equal taste cycle an Naro Sang Chö).

His bibliography :

bibliography_en_anglais.pdf

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