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.

Global Membership Pricing Announcement: November 2017

Dear Gakyil Members,   The trend toward lower membership seen over the past year is understandable, given Rinpoche’s limited travel schedule and few webcast events. Working with circumstances is a normal part of our lives and duty, and therefore it …

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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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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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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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Yellow Gakyil report for August

The IDC Organisational Project Outputs that the International Yellow Gakyil (Yellow IG) are responsible for are divided into three categories; Fund Raising, Membership, Finance & Accounting Systems.  We have a number of individual task objectives within each of these three …

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