Tashigar Norte is one of the main international Dzogchen Community centers dedicated to the preservation of the Dzogchen teachings transmitted by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche.
Tashigar means auspicious place and it is here that practitioners have the opportunity to learn and study the Dzogchen teachings and do the various practices associated with them. Located in the Valle de Pedro Gonzales on Isla Margarita, Tashigar has a beautiful meditation hall painted with traditional Tibetan motifs. It is one of the only gars where there is a residential community and at present 25 homes have already been built.
People are living here all year around and are very active in the affairs and the collective practices of the community. Large retreats occur regularly when Rinpoche is present and Yantra yoga, Vajra dance, and Santi Maha Sangha courses with authorized instructors are scheduled regularly throughout the year. During the large retreats Tashigar provides camping spaces and meals in the Comedor.