Jamgon Kongtrul
European Network

Network of people, organizations and institutions associated to
Jamgon Kongtrul by supporting his activities and projects.

Goals of the Network

  • the exchange of individual initiatives and between the disciples of Rinpoche
  • to coordinate and unify the projects
  • to organize Buddhist teachings and meditation courses in European cooperation
  • In long term the preparation of the European visit of Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche

Once a year the Jamgon Kongtrul European Network organize a friendship meeting for the students of Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche and the meeting of the responsibles of the connected organizations. The program offers e.g. a video conference with Jamgon Kongtrul (if possible), video teachings and a general exchange between the disciples. At the same time there are working meetings of the European network concerning communications, Dharma and sponsorship.

The next meeting is scheduled from April 26th to 28th, 2019, in Bern, Switzerland.

Next annual meeting:April 26th to 28th, 2019, in Bern, Switzerland News: After years of work, the Jamgon Kongtrul Archive went online on April 26th, 2018. It contains, compiled and edited by Valerio Albisetti, a collection of videos and photos by Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche from the years 1987 to 1991 from more than 10 countries and 3 continents. The material is available for everyone at: www.jamgonkongtrul-archive.com

The fourth Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche gave up his monastic life in April 2016. With confidence into the Jamgon Kongtrul Lineage we continue our work. At the end of the Kagyü Mönlam 2017 the 17th Karmapa has commented the new situation: Video-Link.

European Groups,
Organisations and Institutions


  • Rigpe Dorje Verein Deutschland e.V. Heidelberg Website


  • Rigpe Dorje Association Switzerland Bern Website


  • Rigpe Dorje Donostia Elkartea San Sebastian Website


  • Association Bouddhiste Jamgon Kongtrul Website
  • Association Rigpé Dordjé Website
  • Karma Theksoum Tashi Eubar Ling Centre of Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche La Roche sur Foron Website

Official International Website