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Teaching and Practising with

PÖNLOP TSANGPA TENZIN RINPOCHE

10 to 11 June 2023 

Dzogchen – the “Great Perfection” – is the realisation of the natural state of mind through one's own direct experience. Pönlop Tsangpa Tenzin Rinpoche is the principal teacher of Triten Norbutse Monastery, Kathmandu, and we are deeply honoured that he will come to Germany to give an introduction to Dzogchen meditation and philosophy. The teachings will take place online via Zoom and on-site at Meditationshaus Höfen, Kyema Ötso Ling (Bavaria, Germany). Pönlop Tsangpa Tenzin Rinpoche will give answers to questions like ‘What is the natural state?’ and ‘How do we meditate effectively?’ Pönlop Rinpoche’s answers will be based on his insights gathered during a lifetime of meditation practice and teaching. They will include an introduction to the natural state and practical advice to maintain the natural state in one’s own meditation practice. Though the title of this weekend's teaching is ‘Introduction to Dzogchen’, it will be very instructive for both experienced and new practitioners.


  • Dates: 10 to 11 June 2023

  • Daily Teachings: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm – 5:15 pm (CEST)

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

  • Language: Pönlop Rinpoche will speak in Tibetan, with consecutive translations into English and German (if needed) on-site.

  • Organisers: Yungdrung Bön Stiftung (on behalf of the German Sangha)


Zoom Participation:

Registration Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_puPvhvv3Thq-8UlDRKJhRA


Fees: 40.00 € (10.00 € per session)


If you cannot pay with PayPal when registering for Zoom, please email us before 05 June. We will then send you instructions on an alternative payment method and register you manually.


On-site Participation in Höfen:

  • Fees: 70,00 €

  • Schedule: The times for the meditation sessions will be displayed on-site. We will start at 7:00 am on 10 June and end around 4:00 pm on 11 June.

  • Venue: Meditationshaus Höfen Höfen 12, 91460 Baudenbach, Germany

  • Room reservation: Hans und Ulrike Vogel Phone: +49 9166 564

  • Room prices: Single room 30 €, Two-bed room 25 €, Four-bed room 18 € (per night and person) Please bring your own bed covers or sleeping bag, if possible.

  • Full board: Approx. 40 € per day

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