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Calendar February 2020

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Founder /Spiritual Director:

His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche

Resident Teacher:

Venerable Dorzin Dhondrup Rinpoche

Drigar Thubten Dargye Ling is a Tibetan Buddhist centre of the Drikung Kagyu lineage, established in Singapore by H.E. Garchen Rinpoche in 2007. It is our heartfelt aspiration to support all students in their practice to purify the two obscurations and to cultivate bodhicitta, love and compassion. Our centre warmly welcomes anyone who wishes to study and practice the holy Buddhadharma.

Created on 29 March 2013

Thousand-arms Chenrezig Nyungne Retreat 2013


The first Thousand-arms Chenrezig Nyungne (2-Days) Retreat will be organized from 29 March 8am to 31 Mar 8am in Drigar Thubten Dargye Ling. It is strictly a stay-in retreat.

Registration is now open. As there are only 20 seats due to the limited space of the centre, the registration is base on a first come first serve basis. Priority will be given to members of Drigar Thubten Dargye Ling.As this retreat is very meritorous and can swiftly purify diseases as well as negative karma, you are welcome to grab this opportunity to sponsor for the retreat, retreatants and establishment of centre if you are unable to attend.

Please feel free to contact 91008081 / 97990080 for inquiry and registration.



*Please find enclosed poster for the details.

Nyungne Retreat 2013 Poster

Created on 17 March 2013

Life Liberation on 17 Mar 2013


Annual Life Liberation activities will be organized on 17 Mar 2013, Sunday, from 9.30 am to 12.30pm which is led by Ven. Dorzin K.C. Dhondrup Rinpoche, our centre resident teacher.

The benefits of animal liberation practice are immense. Not only do the creatures being liberated receive the benefit and blessing, of which they will rebirth in the higher realm, animal liberation practice is also strongly encouraged for those with illnesses or heavy life obstacles, as by saving the lives of others, one creates the strong karmic cause for long life. All these inconceivable merits accumulated will then be dedicated to the long life of His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche and all glorious lineage masters.

Registration will be open soon. You may register in centre or call 91008081 / 97990080 for further inquiry.

If you are unable to join us, you may also participate in this activity by contributing to the “Life LiberationFund” donation box at the centre. Any amount is most welcome.


*Please find enclosed poster for the details.

Life Liberation 2013 Poster

Created on 25 February 2013

Chotrul Duchen 2013


We will be commerating Chotrul Duchen and the anniversary of 2 of our lineage masters, Marpa Lotsawa and Jetsun Milarepa on 25th of February, Monday, 8pm - 9.30pm at our centre.

Chotrul Duchen is one of the 4 major days celebrated in Tibetan Buddhism and falls on the 15th day of the 1st month of the Tibetan Calender. On these four major days, it is said that the effects of positive and negative actions are multiplied ten million times.

Chotrul Duchen commmerates the final day of the 15 days of miraculous power display by the Buddha to overpower the six teachers of non-Buddhist views who challenged him.

On this day, it is also one our lineage teacher, Marpa Lotsawa anniversary, which falls on the 15th day of the 1st month. We are also taking the opportunity to commemorate Jetsun Milarepa anniversary which is on the 14th day of the 1st month.

Programme includes supplication to lineage masters, lamp offering, recitation of the 37 practices of Bodhisattvas, White Dzambala prayers, recitation of King of Prayers and dedication.


We welcome all to join us in the programme of Chotrul Duchen and the commeration of our 2 lineage masters on this special day.


Created on 09 February 2013

2013 New Year Celebration


We will be holding a series of Lunar New Year Celebration which is on 9, 10 and 11 Feb 2013 to clear away all the obstacle and pray for an auspicious and smooth year.

cny There will be Lunar New Year Celebration on 10 Feb and Tibetan New Year (Losar) Celebration on 11 Feb, from 8.30am to 10.30am. During the celebration, we will make Khata offering to His Holiness and HE Garchen Rinpoche, Lama Chopa and Tsok Offering, Tea Offering Prayer, Lamp Offering Prayer, White Zambala Prayer and others.
mahakala End Year Dogpa Puja, 9 Feb 2013 is an extremely special day to conduct Mahakala Puja to avert negativity and repel obstacles of the past year and to supplicate for a smooth new year ahead. Mahakala, Achi Chokyi Drolma and Tea Offering Puja will be conducted by Ven. Dorzin Dhondrup Rinpoche to request blessing and protection from all Dharma Protectors for all participants. There will be a Mahakala blessing by Rinpoche at the end of the session. 

 You are welcomed to make preregistration in order for us to make preparation. 

*Please find enclosed poster and forms for the event details.

Chinese New Year 2013 Poster

Mahakala and Chinese CNY 2013 Form

Created on 25 January 2013


The Four causes of birth in dewachen

Related to the Stages of Creation and Completion


Venerable Khenpo Tenzin Nyima will be giving teaching on the Four Causes of Birth in Dewachen from 25 Jan to 27 Jan 2013. There will be an Amidewa Recitation Practice and Life Liberation during the last teaching which is fall on 15 Tibetan calendar.

Read more: Khenpo Tenzin Nyima Tenzin Teaching
Created on 31 December 2012



Annual White Tara Retreat is specially organised for World Peace & Prosperity, the Well-being of all Sentient Beings, all glorious gurus and the longevity of His Holiness Chetsang Rinpoche and His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche.

White Tara (Arya Tara) offers abundance qualities such as peace, happiness, wisdom, prosperity, health, longevity as well as the elimination of obstacles and dangers through her enlightened activities. She is depicted with a female body that is the brilliant white of a thousand autumn moons.

Read more: White Tara Retreat 2013
Created on 06 November 2012


Lord Buddha went to the Tushita Heaven in order to give teachings to his mother, and this Buddhist holiday celebrates his return to earth. On this auspicious “multiplier” day, the centre practiced the Lama Chopa Tsok Offering together with the offering of khatas, lamps, flowers and incense. On this day, we also honor the birth of H.H Chungtsang Rinpoche, who entered samsara voluntarily to turn the wheel of dharma for our benefit.

Created on 31 August 2012


Ven. Dorzin Dhondrup Rinpoche gave teachings on the seminal text written by Gampopa, covering chapters 13 through 15.  We studied chapters on some of the Six Paramitas, focusing this time on the Perfections of Moral Ethics, Patience, and Perseverance. We had many opportunities to ask questions, and we were honored to have translation from Hana Huan (Chinese) and Ina Bieler (English).

Created on 24 August 2012


Held at Drigar Thubten Dargye Ling on 20, 24, 25 & 26 Aug 2012, HE Garchen Rinpoche’s teachings on the bardo explained the processes of death and rebirth in terms of the six most important stages.     


On the evening of the 26th, we had a grand dinner with HE Garchen Rinpoche at the Lotus Restaurant. Rinpoche gave a teaching on love and compassion. Everyone was laughing together on this delightful occasion. Then we took a chartered bus to the airport, where Rinpoche tirelessly received us, and then everyone cried when he got on the plane.

Created on 23 August 2012



This dinner on 23 Aug 2013 expressed appreciation to the members, donors, and other supporters who have contributed to the growth of Drigar Thubten Dargye Ling over the past years.

Created on 20 August 2012


Refuge Vows Taking which held on 20 Aug 2012 was open to public, followed by 100 Deities Shitro Empowerment which was conducted by HE Garchen Rinpoche.


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