Schedule 2020

In 2015 Drupon Khen Rinpoche decided to travel for no more than three months each year and to spend most of his time in Thrangu Sekhar Retreat Center, Nepal. Drupon Rinpoche feels he is better able to serve the buddhadharma and sentient beings by dedicating most of his time to the development of a single group of full-time students, with the hope that they come to fully embody the teachings and maintain the lineage.


Usual residenceThrangu Sekhar International Meditation Centre, Bhaktapur, NepalDaily Teachings

Outside of Nepal

21 MayKagyu Samye Dzong London, England[ Cancelled ]
Dharma Teaching

Details on Kagyu Samye Dzong's website
22 MayKagyu Samye Dzong Edinburgh, Scotland[ Cancelled ​]
Dharma Teaching
23-30 MayKagyu Samye Ling, Scotland[ Cancelled ​]
One-Week Meditation Retreat

Details on Samye Ling's website
1-14 JuneOnlineThe Liberation Stories of the Kagyu Masters - Online Teachings

The teachings originally scheduled to be given in Samye Ling this year will now be given online. Drupon Rinpoche will give teachings daily on the Liberation Stories of the Kagyu Masters for two weeks.

Date: June 1-14, 2020
Time: 09.15 – 10.45 UK GMT (14.00 Nepal time)

If you would like to receive the teachings, please summit your email address and name to, and a link to join the teachings will be emailed to you shortly before the session starts.

Drupon Rinpoche:
“I am saddened not to be able to visit Samye Ling in person this year due to the restrictions that the pandemic has placed upon us. In general, I am not at all keen to give teachings over the internet; however, during this difficult time for all of us I would really like to do what I can to help. I have received requests to teach online from Samye Ling, its students and others, and this seems like the only avenue to share teachings in the current situation. Therefore, I will talk about the Liberation Stories of the Kagyu Masters from Gampopa’s collected works. I hope it will be helpful for people in some way.”
30 May - 5 JuneKagyu Samye Ling, Scotland[ Cancelled ​]
The Third UK Kagyu Monlam

Details on Samye Ling's website
6 June - 14 JuneKagyu Samye Ling, Scotland[ Cancelled ​]
Teachings on The Precious Ornament of Liberation by Gampopa

Course details on Samye Ling's website
14 JuneKagyu Samye Dzong Glasgow, Scotland[ Cancelled ​]
Dharma Teaching
25 June - 1 JulyThrangu Vajrayana Buddhist Center, Hong Kong[ Cancelled ​]
One-Week Meditation Retreat

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