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The center is open to visiting tourists every day from 13.00 to 16.00.

Visitors are requested to consider that their presence outside these hours may disrupt practice and disturb practitioners.

On special days (Guru Rinpoche, Dakinis and Dharmapalas Days) practice is held at 10 am.

Teachings  and practice retreats in 2024

29 June – 2 July
Tulku Dagpa Rinpoche - Explanation of the 7 Line Prayer​
 

The 7 Line Prayer is the most important prayer in the Nyingma tradition. In all Nyingma monasteries of all lineages it is recited in the beginning of every teaching or ceremony. It has a few levels of meaning, corresponding to the level of the particular practice. The teaching will be preceded by Padmasambhava initiation (29.06.24).

Tulku Dakpa Rinpoche was recognized by His Holiness Mindrolling Trichen Rinpoche as a reincarnation of Drupwang Rogza Sonam Palge. He has graduated from the Mindrolling Monastery’s University of Tibetan Buddhism as a certified lineage holder of both sutra and tantra. He is the founder and spiritual director of Danakosha Dharma Center in Finland.

https://danakosha.org/tulku-dakpa-rinpoche/

Cost of the course, including the initiation - 400 PLN (100 PLN /per day), day with the initiation - 150 PLN. Pensioners - 30% discount. The price does not cover meals.

2 July

Tulku Dagpa Rinpoche - Initiation of Chenrezik

Cost of the initiation: 150 PLN, pensioners - 30% discount. The price does not cover meals.

4 – 11 July

Drupchen of Drowa Kundrol

 

Drupchen is an elaborated group practice, in which a complicated ritual and mantra recitation are performed. Drowa Kundrol practice is an extensive practice of Chenrezik (the Bodhisattva of Compassion), which belongs to the cycle of the three great sadhanas of the Northern Trasure (Jangter). The practice will be led by the lamas of Dorje Drak Monastery in Shimla in India.

Cost of the retreat - 90 PLN /per day, pensioners - 30% discount. The price does not cover meals.

13 18 July

Jomo Gudrun Chod Practice retreat

 

Chod is a profound tantric practice, which allows developing genuine bodhichitta for all sentient beings without exception and understanding of the illusory nature of all phenomena. The altruistic motivation and actual experience of emptiness give rise to the act of an ultimate generosity: offering of the own body to the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas, to the Dharma Protectors and sentient beings of the six realms, and most of all - to own enemies. The retreat will be led by Jomo Gudrun - the closest disciple of Chhimed Rigdzin Rinpoche and his regent in Europe.

Cost of the retreat - 90 PLN /per day, pensioners - 30% discount. The price does not cover meals.

19 21 July

Lama Rinchen Do I need Buddhism?

Lama Rinchen is a key figure in the history of Buddhism in Poland. He is the head of Benchen - Kagyu lineage centre and an experienced teacher. He started teaching in the eighties, and educated a few generations of practitioners. This year he will give and introductory teachings, which are suitable mostly for beginners. However, thanks to Lama Rinchen's extensive knowledge, not doubt that his teachings will benefit more matured practitioners too.

Cost of the course - 90 PLN /per day, youth up to 20 years old - 70 PLN /per day, pensioners - 30% discount. The price does not cover meals.

 

22 July – 3 August

XXVIII Practice of the Butter Lamps Offering dedicated to restoring peace

 

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 maintain peace in the world. Now, in the time of war in Ukraine and Gaza, this practice is more timely than ever.

Cost of the retreat: for the participants - 45 PLN / per day, for the accompanying persons 90 PLN /per day, pensioners - 35 PLN / per day. The price does not cover meals.

 

The fee covers only the expenses of using utilities on the gompa land. It does not include the price of oil and lamp wicks. 1 butter lamp costs 0,26 PLN. For the retreat (111 111 lamps) 3000 l. of oil is needed. Donations can be made by PayPal or by bank transfer with the reference "Butter Lamps".

Acc.: 78109022130000000142029967

IBAN: PL78109022130000000142029967
SWIFT: WBKPPLPP

Or to the German Khordong Association account, via www.khordong.de

4  11 August

Vajrakilaya Drubchen

Vajrakilaya practice is the powerful method of clearing unfavourable conditions and restoring harmony. It allows to a practitioner to remove all external, internal and secret obstacles from his spiritual path. As every year, the monks from Dorje Drak Monastery will return to perform the drupchen of Dorje Phurba according to Jangter tradition. This tradition was introduced to Drophan Ling by the late Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche.

Cost of the retreat - 90 PLN /per day, pensioners - 30% discount. The price does not cover meals.

12 30 August

Continuation of the Butter Lamps Offering Practice

Additional info

 

To participate in the courses, it required to register at least 7 days prior to the arrival. Registration can be made by sending email to info@khordong.pl, or submitting the Registration Form through the website. Registration email should contain name and surname, expected arrival and departure dates, accommodation and catering options. 

Accommodation:

- rooms on the first floor of the gompa (available from 12.08.2024 only, at the additional cost - 10 PLN/per day)

- rooms over the dining hall 

- rooms in the new dormitory over the kitchen

- campsite (in own tents)

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.

 

Meals (vegetarian): 84 PLN / per day (should be reserved 7 days in advance)

- breakfast - 22 PLN

- lunch - 40 PLN

- diner - 22 PLN

 

How to get there:

There is no direct connection to Darnkow. Buses from Wrocław stop in Kudowa Zdroj
or Jeleniow, the only options are to take a cab from Kudowa
(Phone: +48 607 816 089.), 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

PL78109022130000000142029967
SWIFT: WBKPPLPP

 

Info about the retreats:

Tel.  601 35 77 76 (10.00 – 17.00)    

e-mail: info@khordong.pl

www.khordong.pl 

 

Those who wish to stay in the blue house nearby,

please contact Dagmara on the phone number (+48) 601 234 953.

 

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