In spirit of service to Master and Community, and in collaboration with all members of the Sangha, we endeavour to bring into practice Rinpoche's vision for the organisation of the International Dzogchen Community.

The Welcome Card – open message to Gakyils of Gars and Lings

(originally posted Oct 2014) Rinpoche has wanted from the beginning to have a system which allows time for individuals to settle into their relationship with the Teacher and the Teachings and become really sure of the nature of their commitment …

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Gakyil procedures for Courses with the four International Teachers

Explanation for Gakyils of Gars and Lings on funding arrangements for the 4 International Teachers.   As Rinpoche has explained many times, he has given responsibility for training and supervising new instructors for Vajra Dance and Yantra Yoga, and for …

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IDC AGM presentation

Here you can download the IG report given at the recent AGM at Dzamling Gar. This information will also shortly be posted in the Mirror on dzogchen.net. Any member wishing to have the financial report, please contact the IDC secretary …

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Update on retreat organisation

Dear Vajra family, As many of you may already know, our Master recently sent out a description of a way for organising teaching retreats, according to the principle of generosity. It is something he wrote some time ago, but only …

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International Gakyil changes

Following the recent International Gakyil Annual Planning Meeting, Rinpoche has approved the change to a 6-person International Gakyil.   Ricardo Kogel has stepped down from the International Yellow Gakyil. Many thanks to him for his ongoing commitment to Rinpoche, for …

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Webcast

Best wishes for 2014! You may have already heard that from Jan 1st 2014, responsibility for the Dzogchen Community webcast has passed from the Shang Shung Institute to the International Dzogchen Community. Many thanks for your generous donations to support …

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Website problems

Dear Vajra brothers and sisters! Following a recent crash of this website, it seems it has only been possible to restore to a much earlier version. Please accept our apologies for this. We’ll do our best to restore the missing …

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Transition of services from SSI to the IDC

As part of the reorganisation of the Dzogchen Community and of Shang Shung Institute, it has been the intention to pass over responsibility for services relating to the IDC so that Shang Shung Institute is free to focus on its …

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Website of the IDC Gakyil

Welcome to the new website of the International Dzogchen Community Gakyil! Here you will find progress reports on the reorganisation of the Community as an International Organisation – not every day, but as important steps unfold. If you have any …

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IDC Reorganization

Dear Vajra sisters and brothers. You have probably already heard there is a new Gakyil in place of the International Dzogchen Community. International Dzogchen Community is relatively newly established global organization with Chögyal Namkhai Norbu as a president. New Gakyil …

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