Sanghas & Centres
Nyingma Dharma Centers
By Ngakpa Ga'wang
Jul 10, 2006, 12:17

Ogyan chokhor ling is Ven Lopon P Ogyan Tanzin Rinpoche's European Sangha; Vajrayana Buddhist practitioners within the Dudjom Lineage of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism.

Dhongak Tharling Dharma Center,

Kushok Tulku


Yeshe Nyingpo,

Venerable Gyaltrul Rinpoche

Dzogchen Foundation,

Lama Surya Das


Padmasambhava Buddhist Center,

Khen Rinpoches Palden Sherab and Tsewang Dongyal

Kathok Gonpa Drub Dey Öd Sel Ling

H.E. Ven. Lingtrul Kadak Chöying Dorje (Lingtrul Rinpoche)


Rangjung Yeshe Gomdé (USA)

Rangjung Yeshe Gomdé (Dk)

Ven. Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche

Kunzang Palyul Chöling,

Jetsunma Ahkön Lhamo

Nyingma Institute


Sogyal Rinpoche, Dzogchen Rinpoche

Ven. Tarthang Tulku - The Institute focuses on the study of Abhidharma, Sutras, and Shastras, and explications and practices related to the Mahayana path. See also Nyingma Centres,


Shechen Tennyi Dargyeling,

His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Ven. Rabjam Rinpoche

Chagdud Gonpa Foundation,

Chagdud Rinpoche


Shambhala Centers

Founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa, this international organisation has centers throughout the world. The sangha is led by the Vidyadhara's son, Ven. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche who studied with HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. The tradition practiced is Kagyud and Nyingma, but continues the tradition of its founder to make teachings accessible to Western practitioners.

Orgyan Osal Cho Dzong,

Ven Peling Tulku Rinpoche

Vajrakilaya Centers,

Kusum Lingpa Rinpoche

Palyul Lineage & Center

His Holiness Penor Rinpoche

Vajrayana Foundation and Vajrayana Foundation Hawaii; principally Dudjom Tér practices.

His Holiness Dungse Thinley Norbu Rinpoche

Ven. Lama Tarchin Rinpoche

Nyingma Centers founded by HH Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche

Contacts Worldwide

Nyingma Centers International

TNMC projects: Sally Sorenson, 2425 Hillside Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704
phone 510 845 1710
Fax 510 845 7540

TAP: Sandy Olney, 2910 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley CA 94702
phone 1 800 33 TIBET, 510 84 TIBET
fax 510 548 2230

Dharma Publishing: Bob Byrne, 2910 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley CA 94702
phone 510 548-5407
fax 510 548-2230

Yeshe De Project: Leslie Bradburn, 2425 Hillside Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704
fax 510 845-7540

Nyingma Institute: Sylvia Gretchen and Barr Rosenberg, 1815 Highland Place, Berkeley CA 94709
phone 510 843-6812

Odiyan Monastery: Iris Maitland, 2425 Hillside Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704
phone 510 549-9310
fax 510 845-7540

Nyingma Centers: Bob Russo, 2425 Hillside Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704
phone 707 785-2537
Fax 707 785-2768

Nyingma Kathok Buddhist Centre (Singapore) , 397 Guillemard Road, Singapore 399792, Graylang Lor 34. 
Phone 62910330
Khatok is one of the longest standing lineages within the Nyingma. The main monastery of Kathok is in the Si Chuan Province, White Jade County - Ho Po region (Derge). The monastery is situated at the middle of the Bai Long Gou (White Dragon Channel) on Do-Nian Mountain.

It was founded by the great Nyingma Master Tampa Deshek in Year 1159. This precious and holy tradition is now under the leadership of the 84th Throne-holder, His Holiness Thubten Tsultrim Lodro Tenpay Gyaltshen Pal Zangpo, H.H. Lhoga Rinpoche.


Dudjom Tér Sanghas principally under the spiritual direction of H. H. Dudjom Rinpoche's son, H. H. Shenphen Dawa Rinpoche.

Orgyen Chö Dzong, 5345 Route 81, Greenville, New York 12083, USA. Phone (518) 966-4077.Fax (518) 966-8971. Email
Orgyen Chö Dzong was established in 1980 by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche as the international spiritual retreat center for Yeshe Nyingpo.

Urgyen Samye Chöling, "Laugeral", Association Cultuelle Bouddhiste Nyingmapa, Saint Leon sur Vezere, 24290 Montignac-Lascaux, FRANCE. Laugeral is a Nyingma Buddhist meditation and study center founded in 1977 by H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche. H.H. Shenphen Dawa Rinpoche has his European residence nearby.

Shenpen Tersar Dzong, Centro Kha-Ter, C/ Islas Canarias, 88 Bajo, 46023 VALENCIA, Spain
tel. 96 330 68 68 e-mail:

Yeshe Nying Po, 19 West 16th Street, New York, N.Y. 10011, USA. Contact Andrea at or Teri Giorgi (212) 691-8523, for information regarding puja and tsok at Yeshe Nying Po NYC.

Yeshe Nyingpo Denver, P. O. Box 300275, Denver Colorado 80203, (303) 839-9109. Email contact: Gretchen Groth,


Sanghas under the direction of Ven Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche:


(Established in 1995)

Yeshe Khorlo USA
PO Box 87
2282 A. Happy Day Overlook
Crestone, CO 81131
719.256.5224 tel •

Yeshe Khorlo Deutschland e.V

 est un centre européen de méditation et de retraites Dzogchen, de l'école Nyingmapa. Situé à Blye (Jura français), il a été inauguré par Son Eminence Gangteng Tulku Rinpotché en Août 1999 et abrite l'association française Yeshe Khorlo.


Thegchok Ling CH 
A Euroopean sangha of Ven Namkha Gyatso.

Songsten - Centre d'études de Chanteloube
Under the spiritual direction of Ven Jigme Khyntse and Ven Pema Wangyal.

Sanghas under the direction of  Ven Gyétrul Jigme Rinpoche and  Ven Namkha Drimed Rabjam Rinpoche.

Association Padma Ling, 116 Bd de Ménilmontant 75020 Paris, France
tél : 01 42 05 90 81 Email :
Contact webmaster :

Padma Ling Suisse, Case Postale 6, 3010 Bern 10
Tel / Fax + 41 31 312 10 40

Padma Ling UK, 2 Church Court, Church Road, Lyminge, CT18 8FB. Kent, United Kingdom

Padma Ling Espana, Calle Sant Pere Més Alt, 68 3º , 08003 Barcelona  (ESPAÑA)
Tlf. 932681161  e.mail:



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