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Blog April 2017

Blog April 2017

April 14th -16th  2017- At the Ripa International Center Final meeting before summer 2018...Before leaving for a one-year retreat in a sacred place lost in the Himalayas, Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche wanted to meet us one last time ... Three intense days filled with...

Blog#2016 Summer Retreat

Blog#2016 Summer Retreat

July 23 – August 13, 2016 Grand summer retreat for the year of the birth of Guru Rinpoche What a very special occasion, being the fire monkey year, to celebrate Guru Rinpoche in his birth year. As this only occurs every twelve years this was an excellent opportunity...

RIPA Winterretreat 2015/16 with Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche

RIPA Winterretreat 2015/16 with Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche

December 27th, 2015 – January 3rd, 2016 – Retreat at the RIPA International Center Total Immersion! Centered on meditation, the winter retreat is so intense, powerful and deep, that it is a real shock for all, new and old. Again, Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche managed to...

News from Nepal Blog #4

News from Nepal Blog #4

October 20th, 2015 A memorable last day This date will remain in everyone’s memories – through its intensity, the strength of devotion coming especially from the Tibetans, and by the number of participants who have come from around the world. A bright morning. This...

News from Nepal #3 – Gong Ter 2

News from Nepal #3 – Gong Ter 2

7th – 19th October 2015 The Gong Ter transmissions are given in their entirety, a first. Lamas from other lineages, disciples, and Tibetan students are not mistaken, all came in numbers to receive these mind treasures of His Eminence. During the concluding days there...

News from Nepal #2 – Gong Ter: the Great Preparations

News from Nepal #2 – Gong Ter: the Great Preparations

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 Gong Ter - the Great Preparations It is with a friendly excitement, both warm and joyful, that the event is being prepared. It must be said that participants are now beginning to arrive from everywhere, and the little monks perform their...

News from Nepal #1 – After the earthquake

News from Nepal #1 – After the earthquake

29 September 2015, an adopted village "My village" , Mero Gaon  (*) Clinging to a mountainside at 1718 m altitude, this small village was destroyed in its totality by the April earthquake. It will be rebuilt thanks to the strong commitment of Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche,...

International Day of Gesar Practice: October 18th

International Day of Gesar Practice: October 18th

A Celebration of Gratitude for His Eminence, Terton Namkha Drimed Rinpoche September 2, 2015 Dear Friends, The Gongter Transmission scheduled to take place at the Rigon Tashi Choling Monastery in Nepal this fall on October 7-21 will mark two decades of tireless...

Summerretreat 2015 : Blog#3

Summerretreat 2015 : Blog#3

We dive into the Yeshé Tsogyal Drupchö, which demonstrates with such intensity the depth of the Taksham lineage. On the last day, Gesar practice is followed by a long life ceremony for Rinpoche, followed by joyful Western and Tibetan festivities. The Drupchö In...

Ripa Summerretreat 2015 Blog 2

Ripa Summerretreat 2015 Blog 2

Guru Rinpoche and Yeshe Tsogyal This second week of retreat brings two initiations, bestowed first by Dungsey Lhuntrul Dechen Gyurmey Rinpoche and then by Dungsey Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche. And we, the students, spend time thinking about the future of our international...

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