Welcome to Ripa International!
An International Buddhist Community
The Ripa lineage is an authentic Nygingma Kagyu householder yogic lineage giving rare and precious Buddhist teachings to an international community, bringing them together in peace and harmony. Dedicated to the path of Enlightenment through the practice of wisdom and compassion, we bring forth excellence and virtue, through leading engaged, worthy lives. And, as a vibrant Dharma community, we gather together regularly and celebrate each others’ many national cultures.
“Shunning all evil, performing every good, purifying one’s own mind – this is the teaching of all Buddhas.” –Shakyamuni Buddha
Ripa International Center (RIC) – Niederwangen/Switzerland
Regular and Ongoing Programs
-> View Ripa International Center Regular Programming
-> Overview of programming at the Ripa International Center
Kathmandu Earthquake Relief
To make donations through the Ripa International accounts, or through the Ripa Ladrang Foundation; please click here. Thank you for your support!!
Upcoming Gesar Pilgrimage and the Path of the Warrior: Embracing Goodness
Dungsey Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche will be leading a special three week Gesar Pilgrimmage in Buryiat, Russia in June. See here
for more – all Ripa Sangha are invited! Please register your interest here
. For non Russian Sangha registering, please confirm your interest by May 1st for assistance with paperwork (visas etc.). The schedule is now confirmed
, please see here
Dungsey Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche briefly explained (in EN) the Gesar path recently in Russia. Click here
to view the short clip, and click here
to view an explanation on ‘warriorship’ from the US Ripa Ladrang pages.