We are conveniently located a few miles from Tampa’s urban center in west central Florida, while residing in a peaceful countryside setting that allows for quiet, restorative retreats. On our site you will find information and resources for our tradition and retreat center. For the most updated practice and teachings dates, please see our events page. If you have any further questions or comments, we welcome your email inquiry.
Please join us this summer at Drong Ngur Jangchubling and the Florida Drikung Dzogchen Community as we host teachings by Drupon Thinley Nyingpo Rinpoche. We have a wonderful schedule of events for our community this summer! With the exception of the teachings in June, all other events listed will be held at Drong Ngur Jangchubling in Wesley Chapel.
Drupon Thinley Ningpo Rinpoche will visit
Saturday 29 June
10AM-12 PM: Vajrayogini empowerment
2PM-5PM: Vajrayogini teachings
Sunday 30 June
10AM-12PM: Vajrayogini teachings
2-5PM: Vajrayogini practice
The teachings will be held at a private residence. Please contact Florida Drikung Dzogchen Community for all further details.
Many sincere Sangha members and friends have requested the taking refuge ceremony and White Tara empowerment over the past several months. On this July 4th holiday weekend, Rinpoche will share these special blessings, and Drong Ngur will hold a potluck celebration!
Saturday 6 July
10AM-12 PM: Refuge Ceremony*
2PM-5PM: Teachings on: “Practicing Buddhism in daily life”
*Noon pot luck to follow the refuge ceremony
Sunday July 7
2-5PM: White Tara teachings and practice
$20 for Saturday/$20 per session Sunday or $50 for full weekend
Drupon Rinpoche will present an empowerment of Buddha Amitayus followed by teachings and an open retreat for accumulation of 100,000 mantra recitations. This deity practice is the preliminary to the ngondro accumulations and will initiate a cycle of teachings from Rinpoche on this topic. Even if you can not complete the entire retreat, we hope that you may join us for a session or two!
Friday August 9
7-9pm Amitayus Empowerment
Saturday August 10 through Thursday August 15
Four sessions per day of Amitayus mantra practice:
1st morning session 6-8am
2nd morning session 9-12pm
Afternoon session 2-5pm
Evening session 7-9pm
For this event, donation requests are minimal: $5.00 per session or $15.00 per day for full day or $75.00 for full retreat.