Samye Institute is pleased to announce the overview of Phakchok Rinpoche’s global activities for 2023! This page will be periodically updated for your quick reference to Rinpoche’s teaching, empowerment, and puja activities. For more information on any given activity, click the event details to view further information shared in the general Samye Institute calendar.

Please give special attention to the upcoming activities during the first fifteen days of the Tibetan new year, from February 21st to March 7th. It is pertinent to focus on accumulating merit and wisdom during these days, as all merits are multiplied during this auspicious time which marks the anniversary of 15 days of miracles performed by Shakyamuni Buddha.

Sukhāvatī Retreat in Ubud, Bali

Sthala Hotel Jalan A.A. Gede Rai, Jl. Raya Mawang Kelod, Lodtunduh, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Rinpoche will generously bestow the special practice of phowa from the transference of consciousness at the time of death, from the Chokling Tersar.

Medicine & Compassion Retreat in Nepal

Gokarna Forest Resort Nagpokhari Marg 390, Gokarneshwor, Nepal

Phakchok Rinpoche, Lama Oser, and Dr. David Shlim will lead a retreat focused on cultivating compassion, discussing how to integrate that skill into caring and caregiving.

4th Annual Ngakpa Training

Note: The dates for this gathering are tentative. Phakchok Rinpoche will bestow empowerments and teachings to ngakpas and lamas from over 35 districts throughout Nepal.