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.

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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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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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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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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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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