Preserving Tibetan Cultural Heritage

Preserving Tibetan Cultural Heritage

Tibetan Yogis Village

Rigzin Rabpel Ling Program

  • Covering cultural and educational aspects, this program was dedicated to supporting Tibetan villagers in the area of Rebkong, Qinghai province, China.

2011 - 2016 Achievements

  • Financing high school and university education (17 disadvantaged students in 5 different villages have been able to study),
  • Renovation of Rigzin Rabpel Ling Ngakpa House, the most ancient in the area,
  • Construction of new facilities for Rigzin Rabpel Ling Ngakpa House (kitchen, guest rooms, storage...),
  • Construction of a retreat center (8 meditation rooms for local Ngakpas and Tibetan Medicine students).
  • Many thanks to the people who have been participating in this program!

The Ngakpa Tradition

  • Ngakpas and Ngakmas are lay tantric practitioners of Vajrayana Buddhism. They are also known as Tibetan yogis, most of them being farmers who typically balance intensive spiritual practices with family and householder life.

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