Medical Qigong in Cork
Medical qigong workshop participants in Cork

On Saturday 2nd September we had a wonderful morning of Medical qigong with Tony Walsh. The 26 participants benefited greatly […]

North Coast Sangha Summer retreat report
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At the beginning of August 2023, thirteen members of the North Coast sangha decided to step out of their regular […]

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche returns to Dzogchen Beara
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Ringu Tulku Rinpoche was teaching in the UK and Ireland in June and the Irish Sangha has been very fortunate […]

Freeing lives on Saga Dawa Düchen
Preparing lobsters for release

On Sunday 4th June, a sacred anniversary of the Buddha, a group in Beara took part in a practice of releasing the lives of animals.

Impressions from the Rigpa Shedra 2023
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Two Irish Rigpa students talk about their Shedra experience in Nepal between February and April 2023.

Khenchen Pema Sherab’s visit to Dzogchen Beara
Khenchen Pema Sherab teaching at Dzogchen Beara

Norma reports on the first visit of Khenchen Pema Sherab to Ireland. For several days, Rinpoche gave teachings and lead practices at Dzogchen Beara.

Rigpa Athlone – Celebrating 20 years

This year we joyfully celebrate 20 years since the opening of Rigpa Athlone. Establishing the centre was something that came […]

Rigpa Sangha national gathering
Rigpa Sangha national gathering 2023

In April, Rigpa students from all over the island of Ireland gathered at Dzogchen Beara to share a weekend of practices and discussions.

Dzogchen Beara on RTE
Dzogchen Beara featured on RTE

A segment from RTE’s Nationwide’s piece on Dzogchen Beara as part of their look at the Beara Peninsula!

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying is turning 30!

This year marks the 30th Anniversary since ‘The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying’ was first published! A manual for […]

Help us open the temple
Help us open the temple

Thanks to the generosity of the Rigpa Sangha and all those who have donated, the copper roofs of the Dzogchen Beara […]

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Upcoming Events

Time to Meditate – Cork Mondays
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SMA community centre
SMA Wilton Parish community centre
11th September - 16th October 2023

Path to Freedom
Uncover buddha nature
Online course
Wednesday evenings
13th September - 25th October 2023

In the Mirror of Death
Rigpa Dublin
12 Wicklow Street
18th September - 4th December 2023

Meditation & The Four Noble Truths 
Rigpa Athlone
1 Bastion street
20th September - 20th June 2024

The Science of Happiness
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Rigpa Dublin
12 Wicklow Street
21st September - 26th October 2023