Dharma Mati

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Dharma Mati is the Rigpa centre in Berlin, Germany.

Name

Dharma Mati is the Sanskrit equivalent of the Tibetan Chökyi Lodrö, meaning 'intelligent understanding of the Dharma'.

History

The grand opening took place in October 2007, with a five day-retreat led by Sogyal Rinpoche. At the end of 2011, 25 years after the first Kirchheim retreat, Rigpa Germany was the main host for Rigpa's first interactive retreat via video streaming. Sogyal Rinpoche led the retreat from Australia, together with Patrick Gaffney, who was holding the event in Berlin.

Timeline

2007: Grand opening takes place in October, with five-day retreat led by Sogyal Rinpoche

2009: Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche performs a Rabné ceremony in May.

2010: 3-7 July, His Holiness Sakya Trizin visits.

2011: December. Historic retreat takes place, with Sogyal Rinpoche on video-link from Australia

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