Latest news about 2020 and 2021

February 18, 2021

Even though we didn’t have too much to report in 2020 due to the Corona pandemic, where most of us were rather focusing on practice, we still had some nice […]

Amitabha retreat month

January 15, 2020

During November 2019 a group of residents and retreat guests came together to practice the Amitabha Sadhana, guided by Lama Chris and Drubla Michi. We had consecutive two week retreat […]

Visit of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Trinley Thaye Dorje

October 22, 2019

On September 23, 2019, we rounded off this year’s phase of activity, teachings and practice with a fantastic highlight, as Dhagpo Dedrol Ling received a visit from His Holiness the […]

Jigme Rinpoche and Gendün Rinchen in Marfond

August 29, 2019

August 28th was an auspicious day for us as Jigme Rinpoche and Gendün Rinchen visited the centre together. This was a special event as both played a pivotal role in […]

Transmission of the 8th Karmapa Practice by Drupön Nyigyam Rinpoche

August 26, 2019

Drupön Nyigyam, who is the retreat master in the Shaminub monastery of Shamar Rinpoche in Nepal, came to Dedröl Ling between 19th-22nd of August and gave the explanation and reading […]

Statues of Gendün Rinpoche and Künzig Shamar Rinpoche

August 24, 2019

 Statues de Gendün Rinpoché et Künzig Shamar RinpochéSince a long time we had the wish to have a statue of Gendün Rinpoche in our meditation hall. Now, after 1½ years […]

About 2019

April 5, 2019

In our activity period which lasted from March to August we completed numerous tasks to maintain the centre in a proper way so that it can be well used by […]

Events from October ´18 to March ´19

Like in 2017 we dedicated the whole month of November to an Amitabha retreat. We started with a two-week long Drubchö and continued with two further weeks of individual Amitabha […]

Amitabha Tsok with Gendün Rinchen

August 31, 2018

In the month of August, we were overjoyed to welcome Gendün Rinchen in Dedröl Ling. Gendün Rinchen is the incarnation of Gendün Rinpoche, the founder of our centre. He was […]

14th Shamarpa Guru Yoga explanations by Jigme Rinpoche

Shortly after the visit of Nendo Rinpoche we were honoured by the coming of Lama Jigme Rinpoche to Marfond. He kindly accepted our invitation to give the transmission of the […]

2018 Visit of Nendo Rinpoche

We were fortunate to receive Nendo Rinpoche in Dedröl Ling at the end of August. Nendo Rinpoche was born in 1962 in India as the son of the great Nyingma […]

New teachers

August 4, 2018

In March 2018 three practitioners of our community have been appointed by the Lama council to act as teachers in our Dhagpo Mandala. Please click on our teachers page.

Tibetan New Year Ceremonies

March 10, 2018

According to the tradition we did ten days of Mahakala and Sang Pujas before the start of the new earth dog year on the 16th of February. We wish all […]

Our projects in 2018

At the beginning of March we concluded our annual autumn/winter retreat and from then on until August we engaged in realizing several projects: During this time the Stupa was completely […]

Jamgön Kongtrul Rinpoche and Amitabha retreat

November 30, 2017

On the 5th November 2017 we were honored by the visit of the 4th Jamgön Kongtrul Rinpoche. He blessed the centre and gave the reading transmission (lung) for the long […]

2017 Drupön Nygyam

August 28, 2017

We were very happy that Drupön Nygyam visited Marfond once again during the month of August. During his stay we did the Mahakala Puja with him and he gave some […]

Drupön Nygyam Rinpoche visits Marfond

September 22, 2016

Drupön Nygyam Rinpoche who is guiding the three year retreats in Parping, Nepal came to Dhagpo Kagyü Ling for the first time to hold a Powa course. We all participated […]

2016 Visit of Beru Khyentse Rinpoche

September 10, 2016

On the 5th of September we were honored by the visit of Beru Khyentse Rinpoche, who gave on this occasion various reading transmissions (lung), teachings as well as numerous interviews […]

About 2016, updated

March 25, 2016

The time from March to August was dedicated for various working projects, notably the renovation and painting of the Stupa as well as the clearing of the woods. Also we […]

Beginning of a new retreat cycle

August 6, 2015

On July 31st a group of eight people entered into the Drubkhang (closed retreat) for a period of 15 months. Under the auspicious presence of the Tulku of Gendün Rinpoche […]

About 2015

August 5, 2015

As in recent years, we will divide the year into an activity phase and a retreat phase. At the end of February the retreat period of 2014/15 ended and we […]

Retreat with Lama Walli 2015

April 15, 2015

During the last two weeks of April, Lama Walli guided another retreat here in Marfond, continuing the transmission of the Ngedön Gyamtso (Mahamudra- The Ocean of True Meaning) by the […]

Shamar Rinpoche’s passing

June 17, 2014

Dear friends, On the 11th of June the great master HH Künzig Shamar Rinpoche suddenly passed away at his European seat in Renchen-Ulm, Germany. We are very sad about this […]

Second half of 2014

June 15, 2014

Our work and activity period came to an end in August. Until the end of February we dedicate our hearts and time to sitting practice. From the 1st of September […]

Winter retreat with Lama Walli and tibetan new year

March 13, 2014

During this Winter, Lama Walli guided residents during a 2-month retreat period. She continued with her explanations on Lojong 7-point mind training following the commentary of the current Shamar Rinpoche. […]

Beru Khyentse Rinpoche in Marfond

September 15, 2013

On the 13th of August we had the great pleasure and honour to receive Beru Khyentse Rinpoche in Marfond. He is one of the main lineage holders of our Karma […]

About 2013

July 21, 2013

Since the tibetan new year (February 2013) the centre was engaged in various activities. We started by adding two more solar panels on our roof and by renovating various rooms […]

Study Course 2013

We were fortunate to welcome Khenpo Chöchok to Marfond for a second time and to receive teachings from him once again. The course lasted for one week and we began […]

Retreat with Lama Walli 2013

May 7, 2013

In April, Lama Walli continued with the transmission of the Ngedön Gyamtso (Mahamudra – The Ocean of True Meaning) by the 9th Karmapa Wangchug Dorje, which took place in the […]

Lojong Retreat 2012

February 17, 2013

From the beginning of December ’12 another retreat cycle was started in which Lama Walli began to teach us about the seven points of mind training, following the commentary by […]