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.

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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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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1st meeting of the ICC

Thursday, April 3rd, was the day of the first meeting of the International Coordination Commitee (ICC), the assembly, which represents the main forum for coordination and dialog between representatives of all Gars, Lings and other institutions and groups belonging to the …

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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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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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A Call for Volunteers to Serve on the Management Systems Committee

Dear Vajra Sisters and Brothers, worldwide: We are currently in the process of building the International Dzogchen Community (IDC) organization according to Rinpoche’s vision of a Global Mandala. For this reason, the International Gakyil is seeking six highly-qualified individuals to serve …

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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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