1 Billion White Tara Mantra Project
For the Long Life of
Garchen Rinpoche & World Peace
1 Billion Amitayus Mantra Accumulation Project
For the Long Life of Garchen Rinpoche
Calendar July 2019

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Founder /Spiritual Director:

His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche

Resident Teacher:

Venerable Dorzin Dhondrup Rinpoche

Drigar Thubten Dargye Ling is a Tibetan Buddhist centre of the Drikung Kagyu lineage, established in Singapore by H.E. Garchen Rinpoche in 2007. It is our heartfelt aspiration to support all students in their practice to purify the two obscurations and to cultivate bodhicitta, love and compassion. Our centre warmly welcomes anyone who wishes to study and practice the holy Buddhadharma.

Created on 31 December 2013

2-Day White Tara Retreat

8th 2-Days White Tara Retreat will be held on 31 Dec 2013 and 1 Jan 2014, from 9am to 630pm in our centre.

His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche has taught extensively on the benefits of White Tara practice. Practiced by all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism, White Tara has been the main deity practice of many well-known Buddhist scholars and siddhas in both India and Tibet, foremost among whom where Nagarjuna and Atisha. White Tara’s special function is to promote long life, peace, prosperity and health through her enlightened activities, both for the practitioner and for others.

Annual White Tara Retreat is specially organised for World Peace & Prosperity, the Well-being of all Sentient Beings, all glorious gurus and the longevity of His Holiness Chetsang Rinpoche and His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche. Let’s join our hearts together to welcome the coming New Year 2013 with meritorious activities of chanting and writing of White Tara Mantra for the benefits of all.

Please refer to the attached poster and form for further information.

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Created on 08 December 2013

Vajrakilaya Retreat

We will be having a Vajrakilaya Retreat this Sunday, 8 Dec 2013. It is an auspicious event and we welcome those dharma brothers and sisters who had obtained the Phurba from our centre to bring it on Sunday for blessing.

For those who have yet to receive the empowerment and thus unable to participate in this retreat; you may like to come our centre to deposit your Phurba for blessing and return to collect after the retreat. For the retreatants, this is a friendly reminder to register of you had yet to do so and do bring also your Phurba for blessings. Please note that retreat will commence at 9am sharp and ends at 6.30pm. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

Vajrakilaya is a wrathful manifestation of Vajrasattva and is signified by the phurba (a ritual dagger). Vajrakilaya practice is well-known for the clearing of obstacles, especially to spiritual practice.

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Created on 02 November 2013

Mani Retreat

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Created on 29 November 2013

Pilgrimage Tour to Borobudur Temple

We are pleased to announce that a 3 days 2 nights pilgrimage tour will be organized by our centre to holy Borobudur Temple in Indonesia from 29 November to 1 December 2013. The trip will led by Ven. Dorzin Dhondrup Rinpoche.

Borobudur is a ninth century Mahayana Buddhist momumentis, constructed as a ten terraes building with each terrace symbolizes the stage of human life. The great Buddshit Master Atisha once visit the temple and received Buddha teaching six scripts from Serlingpa. The teachings were then summarized as the core of the teaching called "The Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment".

Please take note the registration will be closed on 3 November 2013. Due to the limited seats, the registration is on first come first serve basis.

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Created on 02 November 2013

Mani Retreat

We are pleased to announce that a 2-day Mani Retreat on 2 and 3 Nov 2013 will be led by Ven. Chime Dorje Rinpoche at Chang Clan Building (23, Lorong 29 Geylang) for the benefit of all sentient beings. During the retreat, there will be a Chenrezig Empowerment and Chenrezig Jang Chog Puja conducted by Rinpoche.

The present Chime Dorje Rinpoche was born in India in 1984 with many auspicious signs occurring at the time of his birth. He was recognized by His Holiness the 37th Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche and was officially enthroned in the year 1992 at Jangchubling Monastery as the reincarnation of Siddha Gar Chime Dorje who was a great practitioner and an embodiment of the Avalokiteshvara (the Buddha of Compassion).

After the accomplishment of his practice, he went on to conduct many 100 Million Mani Mantra (Mani-Dung-Drub) Retreats, demonstrating his loving kindness and compassion towards the welfare of all sentient beings.

Rinpoche has studied extensively and has great interest and aspiration for meditation retreat, continuously applying what he has learnt to his meditation practice. Growing up in this modern era, he express openess and interest towards the problems faced by modern day practitioners. This, together with his kind and gentle heart as well as his sharp intelligence, makes him an exceptionally gifted teacher for the modern world.


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Created on 08 September 2013

Jewel Ornament of Liberation Teachings


There will be a series of teachings of Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation conducted by Ven. Dorzin Dhondrup Rinpoche commence on 8 Sep 2013, Sunday.

The book “The Jewel Ornament of Liberation” by Gampopa is essential for all practitioners as it provides excellent insights into Buddhist studies and practices. This year’s teaching will be a continuation from last year. Attendants are encouraged to prepare your own book.

Since the establishment of Dri Thubten Dargye Ling Centre in 2007, Ven. Dorzin Dhondrup Rinpoce has diligently conducted many Dharma activities and practices as the Centre’s resident teacher, faithfully fulfilling his root guru H.E. Garchen Rinpoche’s intentions and instructions.

Admission is free. All are welcome. English and Chinese translation will be provided.



Created on 26 July 2013

Join Us in the Accumulation of 100 million Ami Dewa Mantra!


Please visit http://www.amidewa-retreat.com to contribute your mantra count.

The purpose of reciting the mantra while visualizing Amitabha is to help clear away the deluded energy of desire or attachment from our minds. If this is accomplished, we can live with more kindness, joy and unconditional love for ourselves as well as all beings. 

Read more: Accumulation of 100 million Ami Dewa Mantra 2013
Created on 28 August 2013

3rd 100 Million Ami Dewa Retreat: Amitabha Jang Chog Puja & Sponsorship Registration


Our Centre's Founder and Spiritual Director, H.E. Garchen Rinpoche will be leading the 3rd 100 Million Ami Dewa Recitation Retreat in Singapore from 28 Aug to 1 Sep 2013.

The Amitabha Jang Chog Puja & Sponsorship is now open for registration. For Amitabha Jang Chog Puja, please take note that the attached form is for fund transfer and cheque payment mode only. If you like to make cash payment, please register in the centre on sunday from 10am to 6pm. You may call the centre before hand.

At the same time, you are welcome to sponsor for the event and accumulate inconceivable merits. May the dharma spread far and wide due to your generosity! Amitofo!

*Please find attached poster and form for further information.


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Created on 12 July 2013

Buddha Shakyamuni First Turn the Wheel of Dharma & H.H. Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche Birthday Celebration


Our centre will be having a Birthday Celebration of H.H. Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche on 12 July 2013, Friday, 7.30pm - 9.30pm. This is also an auspicious day of Buddha Shakyamuni First Turnning of the Wheel of Dharma.

His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche is the 37th throne holder of the Drikung Kagyu Lineage and is a manifestation of Chenrezig. He was born on the 4th of the 6th Tibetan month of the Fire-Dog-Year 1946 into the aristocratic family of Tsarong in Lhasa. Many prodigious signs and visions accompanied his birth.

You are welcomed to join this auspicious event!




Created on 03 June 2013

Anniversay of Lord Jigten Sumgon 2013

We will be holding Lord Jigten Sumgon Anniversary on 3 June 2013, 730pm to 945pm, which led by the centre resident teacher Ven. Dorzin K.C. Dhondrup Rinpoche. Welcome to join the program and make the vast offering of 108 water bowls, flowers, foods, lamps and incenses with us! 

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*Please find attached form for details.


Created on 24 May 2013

Vesak & Saga Dawa 2013


You are invited to join us for 2 Day Vesak Day Celebration on 24 and 25 May 2013, which is on Friday and Saturday, to commemorates the 3 great occasions of the Buddha's Birth, Enlightenment and Parinirvana.

The celebration is from 10am to 3pm which will led by the centre resident teacher Ven. Dorzin K.C. Dhondrup Rinpoche. Vegetarian lunch will be provided for 2 day celebration. All are welcomed to join us and to accumulate inconceivable merits!

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Read more: Vesak & Saga Dawa 2013

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