Rigpe Dorje Centre is a project of theRIGPE DORJE FOUNDATION founded by His Eminence the Third Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche and under the direction of His Eminence the Fourth Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche.
503, 5e Avenue - MONTRÉAL (Verdun), Québec H4G 2Z2 Canada
Acharya Choying Gyurmey, RDC resident Lama
Acharya Choying Gyurmey was ordained as a monk by the Very Venerable Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche in 1992 when he was 10 years old. He was then admitted to Lava Kagyu Thekchen Ling Monastery in India. After completing basic monastic training and education in Tibetan language, scriptures, rituals and Buddhist history, he joined the 13-year Acharya Program in Higher Buddhist Philosophy at the Rigpe Dorje Monastic Institute at Lava Kagyu Tekchen Ling Monastery. He successfully completed the program in 2014 and was conferred the Masters (Acharya) Degree in Higher Buddhist Philosophy on April 15, 2015 by His Eminence the Fourth Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche.
Change of Schedule:
Please note that the activities scheduled at Rigpe Dorje Centre are being suspended as a precautionary measure due to the escalating global pandemic of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We will review the situation again at the end of the month, and keep everyone posted about reopening the Centre. At the moment, Acharya Choying Gyurmey is due back in Montreal early in April. This too will be reviewed as the current health and travel risks unfold. Please take care and be safe!