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New Shedra Study Cycle in 2024

New Shedra Study Cycle in 2024

We are very happy to announce a new Study Cycle taught by Dzogchen Ranyak Patrul Rinpoche, with the assistance of Lopön Tsering Gönpo and Lopön Jampa Norgyal. Launched in 2005, this program is an excellent way to understand the “Nine Vehicles”, a gradual approach to the teachings of the Buddha. At the end of the study cycle, students are ready to receive instructions on the Great Perfection, the pinnacle of all vehicles.

The Art of Meditation

The Art of Meditation

‘Calm abiding’ means the mind resting peacefully. In order to pacify the mind, we start from different skillful means that enable us to diminish our thoughts. Having gradually reduced the flood of our thoughts, if we habituate ourselves to maintaining the mind in its natural state, thoughts will automatically be pacified.

To honour the great masters

To honour the great masters

Recently, Patrul Rinpoche suggested practicing together on days dedicated to the four great masters who were extremely dedicated and important to our lineage.
We are going to meet for tsok or other group practice in honour of:
Dza Patrul Rinpoche 18/04 (26 May 2024)
Mipham Rinpoche 29/04 (5 June 2024)
Jigme Lingpa 03/09 (4 November 2024)
Lonchenpa 18/12 (28 January 2024; 15 February 2025).

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Public Talk in Antwerp

Dzogchen Ranyak Patrul Rinpoche was invited by Shedroup Tengye Ling, represented by Geshe Tseten Puntsol, to give a public talk on the intermediate states (bardos) in connection with the Great Liberation Through Hearing in the Bardos.

Why meditate?

Why meditate?

Troubled by emotions, suffering and anxiety we look for an escape, an exit, a liberation from that.
What is causing that distress is our mind.
Why not having a closer look?
Why not meditate?

Studying the basics? Too easy for me?

Studying the basics? Too easy for me?

Rinpoche opened the first cycle in 2005, the second in 2007 and a while later, in 2011, the third cycle.
There were no right conditions to open any new cycles until now. Don’t miss the chance.

This is a Fortunate Time

This is a Fortunate Time

Wisdom Quotes to Inspire Your Day
This is a fortunate time. We have obtained a human life, which is the basis. We have met a spiritual guide, which is the condition. And we have received his instructions, which are the means. If we cannot enter the profound path to liberation during this lifetime, our life will be meaningless and we will get nothing out of it. Not only that, but it is also possible that we will create the causes of wandering in the inferior states.