Nida Chenagtsang Direct instructions for the Dark Retreat –

Nida Chenagtsang Direct instructions for the Dark Retreat –

the most powerful way to discover our own nature and very direct experience of our own potential and inner forces.

June 18-19th 2024

Tibetan Medicine Center Men Ling, Estonia, Jõõpre 
Both on-site and on-web

Participation is strictly restricted only to those, who have completed Ngondro and Outer Guruyoga retreats in the Yuthok Nyingthik lineage.

On the evening of June 19th, Dr Nida Chenagtsang will perform Peaceful Firepuja for the well-being of all beings and nature.


“The main problem is, that we are all more or less afraid of darkness.

The reason for this is that we do not know what darkness is. We think that the absence of light is darkness and that is scary. Somehow it is true, but the main reality of darkness is, that darkness is the most powerful light.

It comes from the fact that darkness enhances our inner light –
we are made of light, we are coming from the light, we are light.

Dark retreat is the most powerful way to discover our own nature. It is a very direct experience of our potential and inner forces. “

Dr. Nida Chenagtsang

Course content:

The teachings cover the following questions:

  • What is the aim and idea of dark retreat
  • What mental and emotional preparations are suggested before and during dark retreat
  • In darkness we can understand that all visions that occur are our state of mind, what are the methods to not get lost in visions, fears, and thoughts in darkness?
  • How to interpret the visions and feelings
  • What practices and activities are suggested during the dark retreat


Information about the course:


June 18-19th 2024

Course starts 18. June 10:00 – 12:00; 14.00 – 17.00
19. June 10.00 – 12.00; 14:00 – 17:00


The course can be attended either in person at the Men Ling Tibetan Medicine Center in Jõõpre, near Pärnu, or via Zoom.


The course will be conducted in English with translation into Estonian available (if needed, participants can join different Zoom groups where simultaneous translation into several other languages will be provided).

Zoom: Option to participate via Zoom is also available.


120 – 191.- eur

Course: 155.- (includes attendance for two days on-site and catering – 2 lunches, 1 dinner)

Course + Accommodation: 191.-

Includes course fee, catering, and accommodation with breakfast on June 18th,
of which 36.- euros for accommodation can be paid in cash on-site

Zoom: 120.-

Directions from Jõõpre Center to Men Ling: 

At the Jõõpre Center, there is a “MEIE” shop. It is located on the left side when coming from both Tallinn and Pärnu. After the shop, approximately 100 meters towards Lavassaare, you’ll see a new kindergarten and school building on the right side. At the corner of the street, there is a stainless steel SILVER OWL. Turn right from there.

Drive past the school building, over a small bridge, and continue straight ahead on the freshly asphalted road for about 1km until the road ends near the field. Then, turn left under the “Eramaa” sign and immediately turn right after 30 meters. The Men Ling Tibetan Medicine Center, a yellow house with a red stone roof, is visible from afar behind the young spruce stand.

Coordinates: 58.47635, 24.34810


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Nida Chenagtsang was born in Amdo region, Tibet. He graduated with outstanding results from the Tibetan Medical University
of Lhasa, where his master’s thesis focused on the rediscovery and introduction of Ku Nye and other ancient external therapies of the team. Since 1999, Dr. Chenagtsang has been highly regarded for his teachings and research in both Asian countries and the West.

Chenagtsang is one of the founders of the Ngak-Mang Institute. The the institute is engaged in the preservation of the culture of Tibetan secular yogis, ngakpas. He is also the director of the International Academy of Tibetan Traditional Medicine. In addition to his medical education, Dr. Nida studied the Vajrayana teachings of Tibetan Buddhism with teachers from all schools of Tibetan Buddhism, especially in Longchen Nyingthig of the Nyingma School with his root teacher Ani Ngawang Gyaltsen and in the Dudjom Tersar line with Chönyid Rinpoche and Sremo Dechen Yudron. he received from his teachers Khenpo Tsultrim Gyaltsen and Khenchen Troru Tsenam’s full teachings on the unique spiritual tradition of Yuthok Nyingthig Tibetan medicine, and Jamyang Rinpoche, Rebkong ngakpa (secular yogi) asked him to continue to carry forward line teachings.

Nida Chenagtsang Direct instructions for the Dark Retreat June 18-19th 2024

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