Title: Chöpön assistant
Entity: Congregation Rigpa Lerab Ling
Status: Volunteer status with support of a training scholarship—contact us for more information
Starting: Immediately

A unique opportunity to join the Lerab Ling spiritual community at the heart of the international Rigpa community and contribute towards the vision and activities of Lerab Ling & Rigpa.

The Lerab Ling Practice area is looking for new members to join the Chöpön team.

If you are passionate about shrine and ritual and wish to deepen your knowledge and experience, you could be the right person for the Lerab Ling Chöpön team !

  • The Chöpön team takes care of the ritual aspects of all daily practices in Lerab Ling, and events, including Drupchös, Drupchens, transmissions and empowerments.
  • Ideally, you already have some familiarity with Rigpa’s shrine and ritual training, and in particular you have a strong grounding in the Foundations and Mahayana stages of the path, and are already practicing the Ngöndro preliminary practices. Experienced Vajrayana students are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • This role requires flexibility in your schedule to best serve practice events which follow the Tibetan calendar, and may also happen in the evening or on weekends
  • You would live in Lerab Ling as a Sangha integration retreatant within the community with support from a training scholarship, for up to a year, with the possibility of prolonging the stay.


If you are a Rigpa Student, and want to find out more details, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Lerab Ling, L'Engayresque, 34650 Roqueredonde, France
Telephone: +33 (0)4 67 88 46 00
GPS: 43.800248,3.237998

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