RIGPA is a Tibetan word which means “the innermost nature of the mind.”
Sogyal Rinpoche gave the name “Rigpa” to his work and to the vehicle he was developing to serve the Buddha’s teaching in the west. Now an international network with centers and groups in eleven countries around the world, Rigpa seeks:
Welcome to the Chicago Rigpa website.
We thank you for your interest in Sogyal Rinpoche and his teachings, and encourage
you to check out our classes, based on Sogyal Rinpoche's
For more information on any of our courses or special events, go to
We hope to see you soon!