Shenten Dargye Ling

Yungdrung Bön

Shenten Schedule

Practice retreat on the Medicine Buddha

March 18th until March 23rd, 2017
Guided by a Geshe Lama who will support in the practice and give additional explanations if necessary or requested.

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.

Retreat fee will be on donation basis. (Rooms and food are normal price)

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Teaching and practice retreat on Kusum Rangshar

April 16th until April 21st, 2017
Techings 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.

The retreat is open to newcomers and experienced practitioners alike.

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Dzogchen practice and teaching retreat

July 2nd until July 7th, 2017
Teachings by Ponlop Tsangpa Tendzin Rinpoche

In 2016 Ponlop Tsangpa Tendzin started to teach from the Gyalwa Chagtri, the practice manual for Dzogchen practice in the Zhang Zhung Nyen Gyu transmission. This year Ponlop continue to teach from the same text.

The week will be practice oriented.

The Six Precepts from the Three Proclamations of the Word

Yongdzin Rinpoche July 23rd until August 11th, 2017
Teachings with Yongdzin Rinpoche and Khenpo Tenpa Yungdrung Rinpoche

The Three Proclamations of the Word is one of the four main cycles on Dzogchen teaching in the Bon tradition. The Six Chapters is a short text with many examples that help to develop Dzogchen practice.


Practice retreat on Dzogchen meditation

August 20th until August 25th
Teachings with Yongdzin Rinpoche and Khenpo Tenpa Yungdrung Rinpoche

The retreat will be practice oriented with four meditation sessions a day supported by one hour teaching per day. The teaching will be from various sources with emphasis on the Zhang Zhung Nyen Gyud. There will be two groups: one group will start with meditation with an object evolving into meditation without an object. The other group of more advanced practioners will meditate without object from the start.


Meditation School - Gomdra

September 6th until November 14th

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Visiting Shenten Dargye Ling

Outside organized retreat times, members are welcome to stay at Shenten for short personal retreats (max 3 weeks), or to join volunteers helping in the upkeep of the centre (gardening, painting, DIY etc)


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