Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

frequently asked questions

Nalandabodhi is an international Buddhist community offering the timeless wisdom and boundless compassion of the Buddha to inspire individuals and create kind communities in today’s world.


We emphasize working with our minds and hearts through the teachings of the Buddha.


In particular, we approach the dharma, the Buddha’s teachings, as a “science of mind” through the three paths of study, meditation, and mindful activity. In this way, we are invited to ask questions, explore, and experiment with the methods ourselves.


Learn more about us—including our online offerings of study and practice—at

Within the week before the retreat, you will receive login information for how to access a member area of the website where you can access any digital materials.

Yes. There will be live simultaneous translation into Chinese, German, Portuguese and Spanish.


During the retreat, you will see Zoom’s black control bar at the bottom of your screen. On the right, you will see the icon of a globe. Click on that icon, and choose your language from the menu that appears.


We promise you will receive your personal Zoom link to the retreat no later than 3 days prior to the event. If you registered June 23rd or 24th you can expect your link 24 hours ahead of time at the latest.

The Zoom link is tied to your personal email and can only be used by you. Please keep this link handy or you won’t be able to access the retreat sessions. It can only be used on one computer or mobile device at a time.

Yes! We will record the teachings.
You must register in order to receive information on how to access the recordings. 
Within the week before the retreat, you will receive login information for how to access a member area of the website where you can access recordings. 

Recordings will be available for 30 days after the retreat for all those who register but cannot attend all or some of the “live” sessions.


We encourage everyone to participate in the entire retreat. However, it is not mandatory to do so.

You can submit your question at any time during the retreat using a special link that will be provided.


During the Q&A with Rinpoche on Sunday, June 28th, he will answer as many questions from the weekend as possible.


Because of the large number of questions that may be submitted, we cannot guarantee that yours (or the specific way you phrased it) will be answered, yet we encourage you to submit one - or several! 

No one is turned away because of lack of funds. So, if the pricing options below are not accessible for you, please email to request scholarship support. Everyone is welcome, regardless of what you can pay. We want to help find a pricing plan that is workable for your situation.

You will receive a full refund if your request is received on or before Wednesday, June 24th. After that, no refund will be given. Please send your refund request to

"I click on submit and it keeps scrolling me back up to the top of the page. I don't see any required spaces where I have not completed something." 

It's easy to overlook a required field. Please double-check your entries. The two easiest entries to miss are "country" and the "consent" checkbox at the bottom. Look for a message just below the Bookings heading.



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