Saturdays & Sundays, February 20 & 21 and 27 & 28, 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Our regular weekend program will be replaced with the viewing of the online teachings of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje on the Life of the Eighth Karmapa Mikyö Dorje.
This is an opportunity for members and friends of Rigpe Dorje Centre to come together to receive these precious teachings from His Holiness.
You can participate in the entire program by Live Stream at Facebook/Karmapa or YouTube/Karmapateachings from February 15 to March 14, 8 a.m. Montréal time.

All activities are on Zoom.

Acharya Choying Gyurmey, our resident lama, is presently in Nepal. He will be back with us. When the travel restrictions are lifted. He joins us on Zoom on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Meeting ID: 838 6426 2659
Passcode: 311753
To join by telephone: 438-809-7799

Sunday, 7 February, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Calm abiding meditation (Shamatha)

led by Acharya Choying Gyuermey

+ text of prayer to download

Wednesdays, February 3, 17 & 24, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. (6:45 p.m.: instructions)

Chenrezik sadhana,
a practice of loving kindness and compassion.

led by Jean-Sébastien Truchy, long time student.

+ text of prayer to download

Saturday, Feb. 6, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Concluding video segment of teachings by H.E. the Third Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche on


Teachings are in Tibetan with English and French translations. 

Monday, & Tuesday, Feb. 8, & 9 – 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. & 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 10 – 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


It is the tradition to do special prayers to clear away obstacles before the start of a New Year.


Friday, Feb. 12, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Celebration of Losar, the Tibetan New Year of the Metal Ox


This prayer is done with the aspiration that obstacles to personal and global peace will be overcome and conditions arise for happiness, love, and compassion to fill the whole world for all beings.

If possible, please have a candle to light and hold while chanting — the traditional ritual for the light offering. A battery candle or small lamp is also appropriate.

Download text of prayers

Saturday & Sunday, Feb. 13 & 14 – 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. & 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Seven Points of Mind Training meditation retreat

led by Jean-Sébastien Truchy (senior student)


RIGPE DORJE CENTRE is a project of the RIGPE DORJE FOUNDATION founded by His Eminence the Third Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Karma Lodro Chokyi Senge and under the spiritual direction of His Eminence the Fourth Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Karma Lodro Chokyi Nyima.

MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP suggested for the Rigpe Dorje Centre: $25 (a portion tax deductible). You can subscribe as usual or on Internet: Membership

All membership funds go towards the monthly cost of maintaining the centre and hosting our teachers. To benefit from membership while supporting the cost of maintaining the centre, please contact us by telephone or email.

It is not necessary to be a member to participate in the Centre’s activities.


Tel. : (514) 485-8886