About Rigpa


Rigpa is a non-profit, international network of 130 Buddhist centres and groups in 41 countries. It was founded by Sogyal Rinpoche, who is also its spiritual director. His Holiness the Dalai Lama is Rigpa’s patron. Rigpa offers meditation courses and a complete curriculum in Tibetan Buddhist studies and practice. It is open to all schools and traditions of Buddhist wisdom.

Rigpa also seeks to explore how the wisdom and compassion of the Buddha’s teachings can benefit many different areas of life in today’s world, such as business and leadership, the health professions and those who care for the ill and dying.