Video access policy
The access link to the chosen video and corresponding password will be sent by email after confirmation of your donation.
Access to the chosen video will be available for at least 3 months.
Access to this teaching is personal and non-transferable. The password must not be shared under any circumstances.
The partial or full content of this video may not be disclosed in any medium without the express permission of Chagdud Gonpa Odsal Ling.
Any eventual cancelation must be informed before receiving the video access link and the password, in which case the amount offered will be returned, minus the charges relating to the chosen method of donation.
After sending the link to access the video and the password, there is no possibility of cancelation or any form of returning the value of the donation.
Registration cancelation policy
The cancelation of your registration must be communicated by email up to 72 hours before the opening time of the event.
Please write to [email protected] and state one of the options below:
1 - Use the credit for other events or offerings
You can use the full amount of the payment as credit to sign up for another event or to make offerings (lamps, tsok, sur etc.)
This credit will be valid for 6 months from the date of payment.
2 - Credit refund
Your money will be refunded, minus a fee of BRL 35 to cover administrative expenses.
Welcome to Chagdud Gonpa Odsal Ling (hereinafter also referred to as the "Gonpa"). Our team is at your disposal. Please contact us if you need any assistance during your stay. As part of your application, we ask you to read the following information and, at the end, sign the disclaimer.
Chagdud Gonpa Odsal Ling was established as a center for the study and practice of Vajrayana Buddhism in 1993 by His Eminence Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche. Most of our work is carried out by a team of volunteers and includes the ongoing development of a retreat center and its administration. Our work has been supported by donations and the sale of books and dharma items in store.
In order to help fulfil the aspirations of Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche and Lama Tsering Everest for the Gonpa, we ask everyone to observe the following guidelines and to declare, by signing this agreement, that they aware of the following:
As we continue to expand our accommodations and facilities, there will be periods when heavy machinery and vehicles will be in use. The forests that surround us are reserves of flora and fauna and several species of animais and insects circulate through our lands, including some requiring certain precautions, such as spiders and snakes. Please remain alert and prevent accidents. We value your participation in our events and ask you to be responsible for your safety and wellbeing. You are responsible for the personal objects you bring to the practices and events held at the Gonpa. Any objects brought to the Gonpa and not claimed within 30 (thirty) days from the date of the event will be donated. Parking on our property is provided free of charge and we are not responsible for any accidents, theft or robbery of vehicles parked on our property.
We do not have an área for medical care or specialized professionals. Eventually, certain practitioners/visitors with healthcare training may be able to offer help or consultations. If you wish to accept this assistance, please understand that they are acting on their own initiative and not on behalf of or under the direction of the Gonpa.
We ask parents who bring their children to Chagdud Gonpa Odsal Ling to take full responsibility for their wellbeing. Children must be supervised by an adult full-time. Children are welcome in the meditation hall, as long as they don't make any noise or run around. They should sit next to their parents or guardian and may use a silent toy or a book. We ask that you do not allow them to enter the kitchen or play at any construction sites. We have a reserved area for children located in the mezzanine of the Gonpa. The teachings may possibly be listened to in this room so that the parents can take care of their children at the same time.
USE OF THE MEDITATION HALL:
The meditation hall, where religious practices are carried out, is open from 5:30 am to 10 pm. It is important to maintain an attitude of respect and decorum in this room. This includes sitting with your legs crossed or to one side when sitting on the floor on cushions, and never with your feet pointing toward the Lamas or the altar. Do not step over meditation benches, texts, sacred objects, or your fellow practitioners. Do not put texts on the floor, or lay down inside the meditation room. In some events, practitioners will be instructed to dress in ritual clothing (chuba and zen), which are available for purchase at our store. The use of mobile phones is prohibited within the meditation hall. It is strictly forbidden to take pictures of the inside of the meditation room and the Stupa.
PHOTOS AND VIDEOS CONTAINING IMAGESDuring your participation in this event at Chagdud Gonpa Odsal Ling, your image may appear in photo or video format. By signing the Chagdud Gonpa Odsal Ling Disclaimer, you expressly agree that the Gonpa is authorized to convey such images for any purpose freely or at a charge, with no payment to you of any kind. The rights to these images are the exclusive property of the Gonpa.
- Smoking of any kind and the use of illegal drugs are prohibited on our property.
- Collaborate to save water and Beware of accidental fires. Do not light candles or burn incense.
- The schedules of pujas, teachings and meals will be announced during the retreat. Pay attention to sound of the conch, which signals the beginning of practices, as well as the bell, which signals of the beginning of meals.
- Chagdud Gonpa Odsal Ling Temple is maintained by volunteer work. Check the list of tasks posted on the wall in front of the Mandala store and feel free to collaborate, especially in the kitchen after each meal.
Chagdud Gonpa Odsal Ling was created for the purpose of benefiting your spiritual development. Our aspiration is that your stay here may be a cause for temporary and permanent happiness for your and the people with whom you have a connection.
CHAGDUD GONPA ODSAL LING DISCLAIMER
I have read this Registration Form carefully and understand that certain conditions at Chagdud Gonpa Odsal Ling, including but not limited to the above, may possibly pose risks to me and to visitors.
I will pay attention and take due care, agreeing that I am responsible for my own health and safety during my stay. I release Chagdud Gonpa Odsal Ling, its staff and representatives from any liabilities, claims and proceedings, including losses and damages resulting from any acts and omissions (including acts of negligence or omission) or any conditions, circumstances or events that may occur at Chagdud Gonpa Odsal Ling at any given time, and which directly or indirectly affect my person.