1 Month Ngondro Retreat in Nepal

€1,640 of €5,000 goal

Raised by 23 people in 5 months
Created November 3, 2017
Who is Rigpé Shyönnu?
In 2016 a group of young Rigpa students took initiative to revive Rigpe Shyönnu, the Rigpa Sangha’s youth programme. Our vision is to build friendship and support among young practitioners and foster spiritual growth and progression on the buddhist path.

Why are we doing this?
Just before entering into retreat himself, Sogyal Rinpoche urged the young to put all their effort into becoming stable practitioners and to really face ourselves. Inspired by that, we, a group of 7 Shyönnu students, want to enter a one month retreat on the Longchen Nyingthik Ngöndro beginning on the 29th of April 2018.

The event will take place in and is supported by Khenpo Namdrol’s retreat centre in Pharping, Nepal. Most of our group will be attending shedra programmes such as the Rigpa Shedra and Rangjung Yeshe University beforehand.

What is the long term goal?
Our aspiration for this event is to continue holding retreats over the coming years, for even longer periods of time, with more people. We know that intensive, committed practice will make a shift in our beings and find genuine stability in the dharma and ultimately become holders of the lineage.

Details - Retreatants:
There are 7 people currently aspiring to attend this retreat. They have all been practicing Ngondro for at least 2 years and are involved in various study and practice programmes. If you would like to find out more about the aspiring retreat addendies, please feel free to email us at rigpe.shyonnu@rigpa.org

Funds Needed:
General costs per person for the 30 days:
400€ for accommodation, food, offerings, travel insurance, and visa costs

Travel fund:
1200€ for retreat master, teachers and retreatants who need support in financing travels

Funds for a retreat master: 
400€ for accommodation, food, offerings, travel insurance and visa costs
100€ offering for being our retreat master

Total estimated costs:
2800€ for retreat costs of 7 people
1200€ for travel fund
500€ for retreat master
500€ unforeseen costs

Total 5000€
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Hi everyone,

3 stunning calligraphies by Orgyen Topgyal Rinpoche are being auctioned in order to raise money for this cause. If you are interested please contact Marcia Schmidt ( https://m.facebook.com/marcia.schmidt.165) who kindly initiated this auction.

Happy bidding.
Thank you all so much for the support
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A big and heartfelt thank you to all who have supported us so generously until now! It really means a lot to us and are inspired by all your positive wishes you send us!

As you might have seen, Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche made 3 beautiful calligraphies to be auctioned for this retreat fund.

You can make a bid by writing Marcia Schmidt on facebook -
https://www.facebook.com/marcia.schmidt.165 or if you don't have a facebook account, you can send us a message here on gofundme.

Happy bidding!
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Raised by 23 people in 5 months
Created November 3, 2017
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