To participate in the Rigdzin Dupa Drupcho from home, follow these 3 steps:
1 ) Register above with your email address
There is no fee to register for the program but we are encouraged to make offerings. Please try to register by February 17, 2022, to make sure you are familiar with how to log in for the Drupcho.
2 ) Make offerings for the tsok
Rinpoche has spoken of drupcho practice as a “wish-fulfilling jewel” for bringing about accomplishments on the path, and a true labor of love.
An important part of these practices is the feast offering we make every day. This practice of "great giving without holding back" reverses our habitual self-centered psychology and can thus enable practitioners to overcome even our most tenacious obstacles.
3 ) Order the liturgy
If you do not already have the Sadhana liturgy, we strongly recommend that you order a physical copy of the Sadhana Set. Please do this ASAP so that it will arrive in time for the start of the Drupcho. You may also purchase a digital pecha. We also have a convenient travel pecha for purchase.
This program is open to everyone who has gone through the MSB Lineage Ceremony. For questions about attendance, please write to the Study and Practice department [email protected]. If you can't make it to the program, you can still share the merit of these feast practices by making an offering.
For questions about retreat dates, daily practice schedule, and FAQs, go to www.mangalashribhuti.org or email [email protected]. We will not be holding an orientation this year. Please contact [email protected] if you would like further direction on the practice.
How to participate in the practice from home:
The best way to participate in this program is to do every session. If that isn’t possible, one can do any number of full days of practice. However, since every day is a complete practice, do not plan on joining for assorted sessions here and there. We suggest you open the stream and be ready to begin 5-10 minutes prior to the start of each session.
At minimum, Rinpoche recommends making a Tsok plate with a variety of offerings including fruits, cheeses, some meat, beverage. You should have a shrine with bowl offerings. If possible, it is good to have mendrup and rakta on your shrine. Also remember to have a plate ready to do remainders, and you should accumulate that through the course of the week. You can then offer it outside (if it is feasible in your area) after the conclusion of the Drupcho.
All times are MDT timezone (UTC−06:00)
February 19 - February 25
9:00am - 11:00am -- First Session
11:30am - 12:30pm -- Second Session
12:30pm - 2:30pm -- Lunch Break
2:30pm - 4:20pm -- Third Session
4:50pm - 7:00pm -- Fourth Session
6:00 am -- Receiving the Siddhis (start time to be confirmed February 25)
*This schedule is subject to change. Changes will be announced on the stream and by email. The schedule for the final day is determined the day before and will be announced.
How to make a teacher offering:
Traditionally a monetary offering is made at the end of a program, presented directly to the teacher in an envelope, along with a khata, or white scarf.
With this virtual program, we wanted to find a way to facilitate an offering to allow the same avenue for the student to express their gratitude to the teacher in a direct way. We acknowledge the tendrel or connection that this creates and want to provide a pathway for those who wish to participate. You are welcome to send a check to the address listed below. Please ensure that the check is made out in the teacher's name (listed directly above the address).
For Kongtrul Rinpoche:
Kongtrul Jigme Namgyel
PO Box 4088
Boulder, CO 80306
Transferwise: [email protected]
For Dungse Jampal Norbu:
PO Box 4088
Boulder, CO 80306