September 1st, 2019

Lisbon Marriott Hotel

Empowerment: GURU RINPOCHE
Date: September 1st, 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 16h

The teachings will be given in English.
Simultaneous translation to Portuguese (French and Spanish only by request).

For more Information:
Shamatha Meditation retreat
1st to 3rd of June, 2019

VENUE: Hotel do Sado, Setúbal (Rua Irene Lisboa - nº1 e 3, 2900-028 Setúbal)


OPTION A (1 day)
1st of June (Registration required)
- Saturday: 09h30–13h00 and 15h00–19h00

OPTION B (3 days)
1st of 3rd June (Registration required)
- Saturday to Sunday: 09h30–13h00 and 15h00–19h00
- Monday: 09h30–13h00 and 14h30–17h00

This Shamatha Meditation retreat is open to all participants that wish to attend.


Please fill the form here.


- The teachings will be given in English
- There will be simultaneous translations in Portuguese, French and Spanish - via FM radio (restricted signal)
- Any radio (or smartphone with this functionality) can be used to receive the FM signal with the simultaneous translations. As such, we ask all participants who wish to listen to the translations to please bring your own pocket FM radio.

Registration deadline: 1st of April 2019.

For more Information:
Khenchen Pema Sherab Rinpoche
9th to 15th August 2018

Series of lectures with Khenchen Pema Sherab Rinpoche and revision session by Wulstan Fletcher, based on Mipham Rinpoche's commentary, The Kataka Jewel, about the 9th Chapter of the Bodhisattvacaryavatara – The Way of the Bodhisattva.

Program (9th to 15th August):
  • 9.30 – 12.00 – Teaching by Khenchen Rinpoche on the 9th Chapter: The Wisdom in The Path of the Bodhisattvas;
  • 14.30 – 17.00 – Revision Session with Wulstan Fletcher

VIP Executive Entrecampos Hotel & Conference

The teachings will be in Tibetan (with English translation) and in English. Simultaneous translation will be available for Portuguese and, if necessary, to French.

Please fill the form

Stupa – Associação pela Paz no Mundo
Songtsen – Casa da Cultura do Tibete
Fundação Kangyur Rinpoche para a Preservação da Cultura Tibetana
União Budista Portuguesa

União Budista Portuguesa

Visit of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche to Portugal
5 - 8 July 2018

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche (biography), meditation teacher, counsellor of the Mind and Life Institute and author of the best seller “The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness” will be in Lisbon from the 5th to 8th of July, for four days of teachings in the Anfiteatro Prof. Armando dos Santos from Faculdade de Medicina Dentária da Universidade de Lisboa (Map)

. Programme:
  • 5 July (19h00) (public conference) "The Essence of Meditation: A Joyful Mind in Modern Day Life"
  • 6 to 8 July (9h30 to 11h30; 15h00 to 17h00): "Meditation and the Joy of Living Cultivating Awareness,Compassion and Wisdom in Everyday Life"
  • Public Conference (5 July) - 20€ (Students and Seniors – 15€)
  • 3 days pass (6 to 8 of July) - 100€
  • One day Ticket (6, 7, or 8 of July) – 40€ (one-day tickets are only available locally on each event day, subject to availability)
Note: The price of tickets are to cover organization costs. In case of financial difficulties please contact Kangyur Rinpoche Foundation ( Ticket sales:
  • Ticketline
    • Conference: The Essence of Meditation
    • Lectures: Meditation and Joy of Living
      • Other Locations (list)
      • Fundação Kangyur Rinpoche, in Lisbon
      For more information, please contact us. Organisation: Songtsen – Casa da Cultura do Tibete, Fundação Kangyur Rinpoche, and União Budista Portuguesa

Forthcoming session of the Shamatha Meditation retreat (April 2018)
25 - 30 of April

The next Shamatha Meditation Retreat will take place between April 25th, 2018 (Wednesday), at 09:30, and April 30th, 2018 (Monday), at 13:00, at Hotel do Sado in the city of Setúbal.
This Retreat will be open to all participants wishing to participate. Two options are available:
  • 1 day: Wednesday, April 25th.
  • 5 and a half days: from Wednesday, April 25th, to Monday, April 30th.
Online registration here.

We inform that this will be a Silent Retreat. Therefore, all participants should refrain from talking during the entire duration of the retreat.

Registration deadline: April 1st 2018.

For more information please contact Fundação Kangyur Rinpoche.
Interview with Tulku Pema Wangyal Rinpoche - Junho 2016

It is with great pleasure that we post the interview granted by Tulku Pema Wangyal Rinpoche to the television program "A Fé dos Homens" (The Faith of Men), during the first visit of H.H. Sakya Trizin to Portugal.

The interview is available through the link:

Covão da Águia Project - Monchique - The first 10 Retreat Rooms
It is with great joy that we inform you that the first stage of the construction of the Covão da Águia Project, in Monchique, Portugal, is now over and the first retreat rooms are now available.
"If someone is a little confused, it's good to go there and look at the sky. The mind will be completely free." (TPWR)
Regular Activities
The KRF regularly organizes conferences, teachings and retreats; these are held with the guidance of Jigme Khyentse Rinpoche, Pema Wangyal Rinpoche, Rangdröl Rinpoche, and other teachers. The KRF also oversees the following activities:

  • Meditation Practice
    Reserved for those attending the Parallel Retreats
    19h30 – 20h30: Practice Session (Buddha Shakyamuni's Sadhana)
    20h30 – 21h30: Study Group
    Open to all
    19h30 - 21h00: Shamatha practice group
  • Tsok Offer

    Every 10th (Guru Rinpoche) and 25th (Dakinis) days of the lunar calendar, as well as in auspicious dates (which will be announced).

  • Food Offerings to the Homeless

    Through the C.A.S.A. Project we have the possibility to participate in this important initiative, which is currently ongoing in many cities in Portugal.

  • Release of Animals
    Every 15th and 30th days of the lunar calendar.

  • In order to participate in these activities, please sign-up at the secretariat.
    KRF Friends
    Periodic contributions are an important help towards the work done by Kangyur Rinpoche Foundation.

    How to help KRF to pursue its objectives?

    • Through donations
    • As KRF Friend
    • As volunteer
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