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.

Approved Methods of Internet-based Teaching

Approved by Rinpoche on 6 May 2017   This is the the short description of what was agreed by Rinpoche regarding how to use internet in the context of Teaching:   Using the internet to connect for teachings and instructions …

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IDC Statute and important documents

Dear all members of the Dzogchen Community, and in particular for the Gakyils of the Gars and Lings, Here you can download the Statute of the IDC, the membership regulations, the code of use for the IDC Logo., as well …

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Enrico Dell’Angelo passed away

Dear Vajra brothers and sisters, our dear gakyil colleague, very good friend, long time practitioner, dedicated student of Rinpoche and also President of the IDC has unexpectedly passed away. This is a big loss not only for us, members of …

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Santi Maha Sangha

  The Santi Maha Sangha (SMS) Training is a study and practice course in nine levels that was started by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu in 1993. In the ancient Oddiyana language Santi Maha Sangha means Dzogchen Community. Its goal is to …

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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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Frequently Asked Questions About the International Dzogchen Community

  About the International Dzogchen Community (IDC)   ​What is the IDC?   According to the IDC Statute, the International Dzogchen Community is an international non-for profit organization that brings together people who are committed to study and practice the …

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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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The Virtues of Generosity and Donors

Chögyal Namkhai Norbu’s oral message at the end of the Longsal Longchen Nyer-nga’I Man-ngag Teaching Retreat at Merigar West, April 30, 2014 This is the end of this retreat and I want to say thank you very much to those who …

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