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.

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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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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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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IDC Membership Brief 2014

  In the past week many of you who are Gakyil members would have seen the notice from the International Gakyil (IG) providing information on guidelines for membership in 2014.  As the planned start date for “global membership” is still …

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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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