The Drikung Garchen Institute is a Drikung Kagyu center in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition under the spiritual guidance of H.E. Garchen Rinpoche. We offer teachings, seminars, regular meditations and meditation retreats.

GR Programm 2018

Tuesday, 11.09. -  Sunday, 30.09.2018

Visit of H.E. Garchen Rinpoche


Tue. 11.09. – Thu. 20.09.    Yamantaka Drubchen

Sat. 22.09. – Sun. 23.09.    Great Yamantaka Empowerment

Mon. 24.09. – Sun. 30.09. Great Dzogchen Empowerment and Teachings

The registration for the ENTIRE program won`t be possible before April 2018.

Terms and Conditions for the YAMANTAKA Drubchen 11.09. till 20.09.2018

The Yamantaka Drubchen 2018 takes place from September, 11th till September 20th under the guidance of H.E.Garchen Rinpoche and Drubpon Tsering Rinpoche.

You can register on Sunday, April 08th 2018, from
9:00 – 11.00 am (CET) per e-mail only:
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Note, that it will be summer time in Germany!

Registration outside of 9:00 – 11.00 am on 08.04.2018 will not be accepted. A friend can make the registration for you if you are not available. Please note that a separate e-mail is required for each person.


Drubpon Tsering Rinpoche's MEDITATION COURSES

Drubpon Tsering Rinpoche leads various retreats and meditation courses almost every month, suitable for beginners as well as for advanced practitioners.

For more details please click on program or on weekly meditations.

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Donnerstag, 12.04. – Montag, 16.04.2018

Weiße Tara Retreat mit Drubpon Tsering Rinpoche mit Sandmandala und
Grüne Tara Ermächtigung

Wir möchten S.E. Garchen Rinpoche wieder ein besonderes Geschenk machen, indem wir möglichst viele Weiße Tara Mantras rezitieren und ansammeln. Bitte gebt die Anzahl Eurer angesammelten Mantras an das Zentrums-Büro.

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Mittwoch, 30.05. – Sonntag, 03.06.2018

Manjushri Retreat mit Drubpon Tsering Rinpoche

Für Teilnehmer am Yamantaka Drubchen ist die Anwesenheit an allen Sitzungen verpflichtend.


Gebete für / Prayers for S.E. / H.E. Gar Mingyur Rinpoche


We continue with a study group on the "Thirty-seven Practices of a Bodhisattva" with Drubpon Palkyi, Tsünma Zofia and Alex Sieber.
The study group will be every second Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. The next will be 16.03, 06.04, 20.04, 04.05, 18.05.2018.

H.E. Garchen Rinpoche considers these practices as essential for all his students. We therefore recommend all newcomers to study in advance the teachings on the 37 practices of H.E. Garchen Rinpoche .


We are looking for volunteers for different kind of work at our center. Please contact us if you have the time and opportunity to help us. details