January 13th, 14th, 15th
Three days Long Life & Prosperity practice retreat on Tsewang Rigdzin
At the beginning of the year, jointly with our resident lamas, we will practice Tsewang Rigdzin for Long Life and Prosperity.
February 17th and 18th
Tonpai Duchen or celebration of the birthday of Tonpa Shenrab
The celebration of the birthday of Tonpa Shenrab, founder of the precious Bon tradition, is one of the most important ceremonies around the Tibetan New Year. Blessings are multiplied manifold during such holy occasions.
We will celebrate the birthday of Tonpa Shenrab Miwo with a 24-hour Nyungne practice starting on the 17th of February until the next morning. We will continue the 18th with further practice.
February 22nd until February 25th
Festivities around Tibetan New Year
February 22nd - preparation of the Gutor ceremony
February 23rd until 25th - the Gutor ceremony itself
February 26th - meditation practice and preparation for New Year
February 27th - in the morning of the first day of the New Year we will pray for peace and auspiciousness followed by lunch.
Celebration of the birthday of Nyamme Sherab Gyaltsen
Sang-offering and prayer flag ceremony in the morning followed by practice of the preliminaries later in the morning, and butterlamp-offering in the evening.
March 19th until March 24th
Practice retreat on the Medicine Buddha
Following up on the teaching by Yongdzin Rinpoche and Khenpo Tenpa Yungdrung Rinpoche in Paris in October 2016 this is an opportunity to engage in practice for healing and long life with the Medicine Buddha.
Participation has benefit in particular for practitioners who wish to cure their own illness or the illness of their loved ones.
The practice will be a combination of mantra recitation and silent practice.
April 16th until April 21st
Teaching and practice retreat on Kusum Rangshar by Khenpo Tenpa Yungdrung Rinpoche
This will be the sixth year that Khenpo will teach from this important text on Dzogchen written by the famous Shardza Trashi Gyaltsen Rinpoche.
This year the teaching will be on trulkhor.