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Dzogchen practice and teaching retreat

Khenchen Tenpa Yungdrung Rinpoche

09 – 14 April 2023

We are delighted that Khenchen Tenpa Yungdrung Rinpoche has accepted to continue with his transmission and explanations of the Dzogchen teachings based on the 'The Golden Instructions of Drenpa Namkha' (Drenpa Serdam). 

The cycle is a compilation of several Dzogchen texts and teachings that Kuntu Zangpo directly transmitted to the great master Drenpa Namkha. From Drenpa Namkha, these teachings were then transmitted to his son Tsewang Rigdzin. From him and other deities, masters, and Dakinis in the form of visions, the transmission was received by Master Shense Lhaje, who eventually wrote down these visionary encounters. In this way, those teachings reached us in an unbroken transmission through our teachers, including instructions on the preliminaries, the main practice, the practice of the 'inner fire', and other teachings.

 'Drenpa Serdam' is thereby a complete guide for the Dzogchen practice.

Having started teaching this text in 2021, 

Rinpoche will again combine text translations, explanations, commentaries, and meditation sessions.

The seminar offers a precious opportunity to deepen the understanding and practice of Dzogchen under the guidance of a highly esteemed teacher presenting those instructions purely and directly, highlighting the essential points. 

All those seriously interested in meditation are welcome, including those who have not attended the previous teachings of this cycle and newcomers to Yungdrung Bön.


Daily sessions

(all times in Central European Summer Time UTC+1):

  • 7.00 AM – 8.30 AM: Sangchöd and meditation

  • 10.00 AM – 12.00 PM: Teaching 

  • 3.00 PM – 5.00 PM: Teaching and meditation practice

  • 5.00 PM – 5.30 PM: Surchöd practice

  • 8.00 PM – 9.15 PM: Meditation and Chöd practice


On-site Participation:

For all question concerning this onsite retreat, please contact Christophe:


Online Participation:

Registration for online participation: Clic here

After registration, you will receive an automatic confirmation email. Additionally, a reminder email is sent out every day before the teaching starts with the link to access the Zoom webinar. For questions concerning the online retreat it is always:

Contribution for the teachings online:

The participation fee is 10 EUR per teaching session.

Payment will be made via PayPal when you register with Zoom.

For those who do not wish or cannot pay via PayPal, we recommend using a friend's account. In any case, please provide your own email address when registering to receive the link for the event.

If you do not have the option to use PayPal, please contact us at We will send you the details to pay by bank transfer and register you manually after your payment.

If you are currently having financial difficulties but would still like to attend the seminar, please write to

Recordings and translations:

The teachings will be recorded. We will provide the link to download the recordings as soon as they are available.

The course language is English with a translation into several languages. We plan to offer the following translation channels: French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Russian, Spanish.

We are looking forward to seeing you online and practicing with you.

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