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.

Guidance for the formation of new legal entities with intention to align with IDC

Dear Gar & Ling Gakyil,   Taking into consideration the many unique and often restrictive laws that exist in different countries in order to establish non-profit associations, in addition to the ‘Gar & Ling Statute Templates’ already presented, the IDC …

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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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Annual General Assembly of the IDC members

Dear Varja friends,   below you can find an official invitation to the Annual General Assembly of the IDC members, which will take place in Dzamling Gar on Sunday, 16th of April at 10:00 (UTC+1) Tenerife / London summer time. AGM …

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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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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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Membership Management workshop, Merigar West, July 2016

The planned Membership Management workshop lasted about 3 hours and was held by Roberto Zamparo (Yellow IG) during the July’s retreat in Merigar West. It was intended for all Yellow Gakyils and Membership Coordinators.   The aim of the Membership Management workshop was how …

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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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