List of Organizations
Chamma Ling Colorado
The primary goal of Chamma Ling is to provide a support for serious practitioners to go into solitary retreat for weeks or months. Any member of our sangha will be able apply for use of the planned retreat cabin facilities. While use of the facilities by people outside of our sangha will be considered, first priority will be given to those who have been practicing and studying with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche for a good length of time.
Chamma Ling Mexico
Ligmincha México has as its main objective preserving and spreading the teachings of Bon Buddhism, its traditions, its art and culture. As well as generating a space offering teachings that facilitate and inspire spiritual development and lead us to recognize our true wise and compassionate nature for the benefit of all sentient beings, and their environment.
Chamma Ling Poland
The Chamma Ling center in Wilga was established in 2004. Ligmincha Poland is its legal manager. Spiritual aspects are cared for by Tibetan masters of the ancient tradition of Yungdrung Bön who teach there a few times a year. The center is also open for people following other Buddhist traditions as well as for all the activities aimed at the support of the spiritual development of individuals and organized groups. The center is open throughout the year. Retreats lasting a few months or a few years can be planned.
The Garuda Association in Poland was established in 1995 by students of a Tibetan master, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. The organization associates practitioners of Yungdrung Bön, the oldest spiritual tradition of Tibet.
Bon Center Berlin was founded by students of Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. It is a place for teaching, practice and community. Bön is the oldest spiritual tradition of Tibet. The lessons include Tantric and Dzogchen teachings. Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche is one of the few teachers of the Tibetan Bon tradition that teach in the West. He is known for his ability to make the traditional teachings accessible in a clear and humorous way.
Ligmincha Costa Rica
Costa Rica Ligmincha was founded by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. "Bon is the oldest cultural and spiritual tradition of Tibet. It includes science and applies to all aspects of life, including the practice of our relationship with our individual character, a question of ethics, morality, love, compassion, joy, and peace. This is the highest science," United perfection "Bon, Dzogchen."
Ligmincha Czech Republic
Ligmincha Česká republika je skupina věnující se tibetskému buddhismu tradice yungdrung bön. Skupina byla založena v létě 2010 bezprostředně po návštěvě učitele Tenzina Wangyala Rinpočheho v Praze. V současnosti přijímají členové skupinyučeníod tohoto i dalších učitelů yungdrung bön, zejména při jejich návštěvách okolních zemí.
Ligmincha Germany e.V. was established in 2006 under the spiritual guidance of HH Lungtok Tengpai Nyima Rinpoche, Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and Namdak Lopon Rinpoche. Its head office is in Frankfurt at Main river. Frequent visits of teachers in Deutch and Bavarian resort help to sustain a fire in the hearts of practicioners in deutch sangha. Supreme aim in Ligmincha Germany is supporting the ancient tradition Yungdrung Bon.
Ligmincha Europe Magazine
The Ligmincha Europe Magazine is a joint venture of the community of European students of Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. It is released four times a year, the dates of issue are depending on the teachings of Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche in Europe. Anja Benesch, Jitka Polanská and Ton Bisscheroux are the founders of the Magazine.
Our activities begun in 2007, and we registered as a non-profit organisation in 2009 by the name Garuda Bön Finland. Ligmincha Finland works to bring Bön Buddhist teachings available to all interested individuals in Finland and in the neighbouring areas. We practice under the guidance of Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche.
Ligmincha France and romand Switzerland
Ligmincha France and roman Switzerland is a community that organizes regular Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche's teachings in France or roman Switzerland. On their home page you can find the latest information about the visits Rinpoche, new publications and webcasts.
Ligmincha Hungary is a member of nationality group, which it is preserving Bon Buddhist Wisdom in
the world. Our community is Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche's fruit of works.
Ligmincha Institute, a nonprofit organization, was founded in 1992 in order to preserve the ancient teachings, transmissions and practices of the Bon Buddhist tradition of Tibet. As the indigenous religion of Tibet and one of the world's most ancient unbroken spiritual traditions, the Bon tradition has a rich and unique heritage. Toward achieving this goal Ligmincha aims to introduce these traditions in an authentic manner to the Western world, in such a way that they remain beneficial when integrated into modern Western culture.
Ligmincha Ireland has been established by students of Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. On its home site there is informations about practice-groups initiated by Rinpoche, contacts, events, schedules, literature and dharma-teachings.
Ligmincha Netherlands Tenzin Wangyal supports the work of Rinpoche in the Netherlands and his teaching of Yungdrug Bon tradition. In May each year, there is the seminar with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. In addition, there are groups in several cities in the Netherlands that regularly practice, there is also every weekend training. These activities are open to all.
The aim of Ligmincha Austria, founded by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, is to preserve a tibetan ancient tradition Yungdrung Bon. All contact and information can be found on its home page.
Ligmincha Switzerland has been established by students of Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche.
Content and target of Ligmincha Switzerland is the maintenance of the ancient Tibetan tradition of Yungdrung-Bon. "We want to contribute to the preservation, dissemination and deepening of knowledge and the knowledge of the indigenous cultures of Tibet and its neighboring countries, the traditional idea of there good, the teachings of the Buddha, and in particular of Dzogchen at national and international level. In Dzogchen, the nature of mind and the nature of all beings is taught. Dzogchen shows a way, how the nature of the mind can be discovered."
Ligmincha Texas Institute is one of the regional centers of Ligmincha Institute. Ligmincha Institute was founded by Tibetan Bon Master Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, for the preservation of the Tibetan Bön Buddhist culture, religious teachings, tradition, and arts. The Ligmincha Texas Institute serves as a practice resource, and education center. Its main activities are teachings and meditation practices from the Dzogchen Teachings (The Great Perfection) of the Bön Buddhist indigenous tradition of Tibet.
Lishu Institute founded by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche was established to help preserve the ancient spiritual tradition and culture of Bon. Well before the emergence of Tibetan Buddhism, Bon flourished in Tibet and other regions of early Central Asia. It came close to extinction during the Chinese Cultural Revolution, but through the extraordinary efforts of Tibetan teachers and the dedication of both Eastern and Western supporters it continues to survive today as an unbroken lineage and living spiritual tradition.
Ligmincha was founded in 1992 in order to preserve the ancient teachings, transmissions and practices of the Tibetan Bon Buddhist tradition. As the indigenous religion of Tibet and one of the world's most ancient unbroken spiritual traditions, the Bon tradition has a rich and unique heritage. Toward achieving this goal Ligmincha aims to introduce these traditions in an authentic manner to the Western world, in such a way that they remain beneficial when integrated into modern Western culture.
The Board of Directors sets the mission and vision for Ligmincha Institute. The board appoints members of the all-volunteer Ligmincha Council and hires staff to run Serenity Ridge.
H.E. Yongdzin Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche, Spiritual Director.
Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Founder and Spiritual Director.
Gabriel Rocco, Board Chairman and Liaison to the Ligmincha Council.