Patron of the Center - His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Thinle Lhundup

His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Thinle Lhundup, the 37th throne holder of the Drikung Kagyu Lineage and 7th reincarnation of the Chetsang Rinpoche.
His Holiness is a manifestation of Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara).

Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, Konchog Tenzin Kunsang Thrinle Lhundrup, was born in 1946 into the aristocratic family of Tsarong in Lhasa. Many prodigious signs and visions accompanied his birth.

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Patron of the Center - His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche


Garchen Rinpoche is considered one of the most important masters of the Drikung Kagyu tradition.

His lineage of incarnations can be traced back to Gardampa Chodingpa, a heart-disciple of Kyobpa Jigten Sumgon, the founder of the Drikung Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

In 1997 Rinpoche first visited the West and founded many Drikung Garchen centers in the USA and in Europe. He travels tirelessly to the various centers and monasteries in Asia, America, and Europe.

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Drikung Kagyu Gangri Chagchen Dargye Ling - Kailash, the Place where Mahamudra blossoms

The Practice of Mahamudra at the Mountain Kailash

In his vision to transfer the three Holy Mountains of Tibet to the western world, H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Thinley Lhundup connected the Milarepa Retreat Center to the Holy Mount Kailash. H.E.Garchen Rinpoche announced that the practice of Mahamudra should become here a main target and should be tought and practiced continously. During the inauguration in 2012, he gave to the center the auspicious Tibetan name Drikung Kagyu Gangri Chagchen Dargye Ling – Kailash, the place where Mahamudra shall flourish.

Since the inauguration of the center in 2012 a regular program of teachings, retreats and drubchens is being offered for the practice of Mahamudra, led by high Tibetan masters and also by western teachers. There is also a seperate, protected area where disciples have the opportunity to withdraw for a longer period, for long-term retreat, and to study and practice in a traditionel Three-Years-Retreat intensively the key-points of the tantric path, to carry out the practice of the five-fold path of Mahamudra along with the profound path of the six Dharmas of Naropa.


Tashi Delek!

The corona virus spread worldwide. Such a sickness is the result of having collectively accumulated a lot of karma from hatred and jealousy as humanity.

Everyone should pray to a deity. There are many different deities and we are told, "Pray to this deity" or "Pray to that deity." Actually, there is no difference between the gods. You should supplicate the deity you have faith in and believe in.

"All Buddhas are one in the vastness of primordial wisdom." You should pray to the deity that you personally trust and believe in. Apply the balm of the Gianagma prayer wheel to the nose, especially in the morning and evening. He will surely protect you. Besides, wearing the bracelets will also be useful. So mainly use the balm and take more blessing pills. Four students can pray for the sick and practice together, or you can practice online, or by yourself at home. Visualize the Buddha you are practicing in the space in front of you and imagine the rays of light [emanating from this Buddha] permeating the whole world. In this way, practice divinity while meditating on immeasurable love.




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29.06.2024 — 07.07.2024



29.06. - 07.07.2024
Nairatmya Drubchen

H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Thinley Lhundup


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