Creating a Buddhist Retreat Center in Europe

We kindly invite you to join the auspicious mission of establishing the Dzogchen Retreat Center Europe (DRCE).

Who We Are
The Dzogchen Shri Singha Europe Association is a trans-European group of Dzogchen Buddha Path lineage practitioners under the guidance of H.E. Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche. The Dzogchen Wisdom Lineage – Buddha’s entire authentic teaching – is a time-tested tradition of practice with specific techniques to achieve both the immediate goal of individual happiness and the ultimate goal of Vast Awakening. The aim of the Dzogchen Shri Singha Europe Association is to preserve and promulgate the Dzogchen Lineage here in Europe and throughout the world. To accomplish this goal, we are fundraising to build a Dharma Retreat Center in Europe, and assure authentic Dharma teachings in an auspicious location, surrounded by a strong community.

Why We Need the Dzogchen Retreat Center Europe
This precious retreat center is being built to support everyone who wants to increase positive thinking and to become a happier, more effective person in this world.

All people constantly seek happiness and want to avoid suffering. The pursuit of happiness alone does not address the root of suffering, which is our negative thinking and negative actions.
Negative thinking causes mental suffering and ill health within individuals, and leads to disharmony, social strife and war. The specific, time-tested wisdom methods of the Dzogchen Lineage directly eliminate the causes of suffering, leading to individual happiness and world peace.

The Dzogchen Retreat Center Europe is being designed to specifically provide a peaceful environment free from distractions. This authentic Retreat Center will be an ideal campus where beginning students and advanced practitioners can find personal guidance, formal training practice and like-minded companions providing the necessary support to foster a practice of love, compassion and wisdom. It will be a wisdom station for healing individuals, families and society.

This Dzogchen Retreat Center will provide the opportunity and environment for groups and individuals to practice Buddhist meditation according to the living traditions of the Dzogchen Lineage. Organised Buddhist teachings and training will be the main focus of this Retreat Center.

In January of 2020, the The DSSE Association auspiciously found and acquired the land and the beginnings of the Dzogchen Retreat Center Europe in the beautiful mountains of Lower Austria. Thus, we are already off to an incredible start. Now we need your help to raise funds to renovate, construct, and complete this holy center.

How you can help
You can participate in this auspicious project by offering money, time and/or other resources. Contributions of any amount are greatly needed and appreciated. Through your kind support you will join all the virtuous activities and practices carried out in the Dzogchen Retreat Center Europe.

Please feel free to read more detailed information about our lineage on our website or reach out to us with any further questions ([email redacted]). Or call us:
- For Austria 00436767772322
- For Estonia 003725519679
- For the Netherlands 0031653444722
- For Finland 00358503397640
Yours sincerely,
Dzogchen Buddha Path Sangha Europe
  • Anonymous 
    • €25 
    • 5 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • €14 
    • 18 mos
  • Betsi Drayman  
    • €15 
    • 20 mos
  • Ludger Marekwia  
    • €25 
    • 23 mos
  • Alan & Phoebe Huang Marzec 
    • €21 
    • 23 mos
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Fundraising team: Dzogchen Buddha Path Europe (8)

Frijk Wieland 
Raised €402 from 6 donations
Sigrid Schmidl - Amann 
Sigrid Schmidl-Amann 
Team member
Raised €274 from 2 donations
Rita Pichlhoefer 
Team member
Raised €210 from 2 donations
Kristiina Kraft 
Team member
Raised €173 from 4 donations
Heini Ilmarinen 
Team member
Raised €25 from 1 donation
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