april, 2022

13apr(apr 13)7 h 00 min18(apr 18)21 h 00 minNyung Né - Tibetan Fasting Ritual7 h 00 min - 21 h 00 min (18)(GMT+2:00) View in my timeEvent Type :RIC

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The Ripa International Center organises the Nyung Né retreat, a traditional spiritual fast in Tibetan Buddhism that aims to purify outdated patterns of behavior, offering us the possibility to free spiritual, emotional and psychological resources and thus accelerate our personal growth.

2 pairs of Nyung Né (April 13 – 14  and April 13 – 18)
Participation on both pairs only.

Retreat guided ONSITE by Lama Tenzin Phuntsok. Lama Tenzin Phuntsok is the resident lama of the Ripa lineage in Europe.  He is an accomplished master of initiation rituals of Vajrayana Buddhism, and head of the RIPA translation committee, responsible for translating the Tibetan texts of the Ripa lineage.

Conditions of participation:

Having taken refuge in the Three Jewels

Member of the Sangha price: 190 CHF
Non member of the Sangha price: 250 CHF

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13 (Wednesday) 7 h 00 min - 18 (Monday) 21 h 00 min(GMT+2:00) View in my time


RIPA center

Hilfligweg 10, CH-3172


RICRipa International Center

Speakers for this event

  • Lama Tenzin Phuntsok

    Lama Tenzin Phuntsok

    Reference Lama of the Ripa International Center and for Europe

    Lama Tenzin Phuntsok is one of the most senior of His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rabjam Rinpoche's students, having studied and held senior roles at the monasteries in both India and Nepal, including being the chief chupin for the Rinchen Terdzö empowerments given in Orissa, India. He heads the translation team in translating all Ripa sadhanas into the various languages of the western sangha : EN/FR/ES/DE/RU, and has been responsible for editing and overseeing the translation of His Eminence's biography into the principal languages used by the Ripa sangha. In addition, he has worked to edit, along with the Venerable Khenpo Chöphel Norbu and Khenpo Tenzin Wangdü, His Eminence's Gongter texts, comprising sixteen volumes with 634 sections, 9,986 pages and 129 deity pictures. Lama Tenzin is the Reference Lama of the Ripa International Center and the Ripa Sangha in Europe at large. He is an accomplished ritual master, having received teachings, instructions and initiations from great Lamas, such as H.H. Dalai Lama, H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, H.H. Penor Rinpoche, H.E. Sechen Rabjam Rinpoche, H.E. Chatral Rinpoche, H.E. Karma Chakmed Rinpoche, H.E.Chokling Rinpoche, H.E. Rigzin Gyatso Rinpoche, and especially with great love and compassion from his root gurus, H.E. Namkha Drimed Rabjam Rinpoche and H.E. Azin Rinpoche, who taught him all he knows about the ritual aspects and the performance and meaning of the Vajrayana practice.

    Reference Lama of the Ripa International Center and for Europe

RIPA centerHilfligweg 10, CH-3172Landguet Ried, Center for mindful living

Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required