Vipassana meditation retreat in full silence

With Dungsey Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche

December 26, 2016 - January 1, 2017

Rates: 270€ / 295 CHF For members: 185€ /200 CHF Prices excluding accommodation and meals. Please see the registration form for rates and conditions.

Date and Time Details: Monday, 4 pm to Sunday, 10 am

Location: Ripa International Center / Landguet Ried

Address: Hilfligweg 10 I CH _ 3172 Niederwangen - Switzerland

Program Contact: Email:
Phone: +41 I (0)31 981 03 77.

RIC, Niederwangen (Bern), Switzerland – Annual Ripa International Winter Retreat

Approaching emptiness and the nature of reality

The experience of emptiness is one of the most puzzling aspects of Buddha’s teachings; while we can intuitively relate to the truth of impermanence to some extent, it is difficult for most of us to understand the notion of emptiness which is often likened to a big vacuum or some sort of state of deprivation; yet, according to Buddha’s teachings, the experience of emptiness plays a central role in liberating beings from pain and suffering.
During this end-of-year retreat, Dungsey Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoché will guide participants into exploring the experience of emptiness as the key insight into transforming our lives. Building on basic teachings and guided practice, he will train participants into developing “ways of looking” that help free the mind from conceptual fabrication.


Prerequisite: meditation experience


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About the Teacher

Dungsey Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche

Dungsey Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche is a master of Buddhist meditation and philosophy under the Kagyu and Nygma traditions. Born in India in October 1970, he is the heir to the Ripa spiritual lineage, a line of reincarnated lamas that dates … More