In Dropan Ling every Sunday Big Rigdzin practice is performed.
On Guru Rinpoche Days, Full Moons and New Moons we do group practice.
28.06 – 01. 08
XXIV Practice of the Butter Lamps Offering
The Prayer of Aspiration of the Lamps is Zilnon Lingpa's (Chhimed Rigdzin Rinpoche) mind tercho. Its purpose is purification of the minds of all beings and maintaining peace in the world. Now, in the time of political tension, wars and various dangers this practice is more timely than ever.
The practice will be lead by Chhimed Rigdzin Rinpoche's son, Tulku Migme Dorje.
Cost of the retreat: 30 PLN per day, children up to 15 years old - 10 PLN per day.
The price does not cover meals.
The fee covers only the expences of using utilities on the gompa land. It does not include the price of oil and lamp wicks. 1 butter lamp cost 0,20 PLN. For the whole retreat (111 111 lamps) 3400 l. of oil is needed. Donations can be made by PayPal or by bank transfer with the reference "Butter Lamps".
03 - 15 August
Commemoration of the XVIIIth Anniversary of Chhimed Rigdzin Rinpoche’s Parinirvana.
The practice will be led by Chhimed Rigdzin Rinpoche's European regent, Gudrun Haberer. We sincerely hope that this event will bring all C.R. Lama's students together ...listen to Chhimed Gyaltsen Rinpoche's speech
During the morning sessions of the retreat we will practice The Vidyadhara Guru Sadhana (Big Rigdzin). In the afternoon session Anniversary Recitations given by Chhimed Gyaltsen Rinpoche (download the text here) and Gonpo Wangyal's chod practice will be recited. On August 18, only Big Rigdzin and cziod will be performed. The retreat will end on August 19 with Big Rigdzin session.
Commemoration will take place if Polish and German borders are open for free movement. Info about the present situation will be posted on the Facebook page Khordong Byangter Drophan Ling Gompa Darnków
Cost of the retreat: 50 PLN per day.
The price does not cover meals.
Registration for the retreats can be made by submitting the Registration Form through the website. Registration should be made at least 7 days before arrival:
Registration email should contain name and surname, expected arrival and departure dates, accommodation and catering options.
- rooms in gompa available only for the Butterlamps Practice
(additional cost - 10 PLN/per day)
- rooms over the dining hall (20 places )
- rooms in the new dormitory over the kitchen (20 places)
- campsite (in own tents)
- outside of the centre
Availability of the rooms depends on the order of submissions. To check availability
of the rooms in gompa, please contact the office of the Centre.
We are not able to guarantee places for those who do not register in advance.
Please bring your sleeping bags, dishes, and cutlery with you.
- breakfast - 10 PLN
- lunch - 25 PLN
- supper - 10 PLN
There is also an option of half portion for children only (please, mention this in the field "comments").
Please, pay for meals 7 days before your arrival. We are not able to provide meals for those who do not pay in advance.
- prepayment by 20 June 2020 - 10% discount (discount applies to prepaid amount and does not apply to the Butterlamps Retreat)
- the Association members - 10% discount
- pensioners (with a pension as the only income) - 30% discount
- persons staying outside of the Center - 10 PLN discount /per day
- children up to 15 years old pay 10 PLN /per day
The discounts do not apply to the cost of meals and the Butterlamps Retreat.
How to get there:
There is no direct connection to Darnkow. Busses from Wroclaw stop in Kudowa Zdroj
or Jeleniow, the only options are to take a cab from Kudowa
(Phone: +48 887098889), hitch-hike or walk.
Payments for the retreats can be made to the bank account:
Związek Buddyjski Khordong
Santander Bank Polska S.A.
al. Jana Pawła II 17, 00-854 Warszawa
nr. konta 78109022130000000142029967
Info about the retreats:
Tel. 601 35 77 76 (10.00 - 17.00)
Those who wish to stay in the blue house nearby (40 PLN per night),
please contact Dagmara on the phone number (+48) 601 234 953.