Arising Clear Light,
Rangjung Osel Retreat in Finland
Osel Retreat is a small and quiet retreat center
in Southern Finland, close to Helsinki. It is situated
in a typical Finnish agricultural enviroment, not
very remote, but still secluded and perfect for
solitary practicioners or small groups, who want
to practice meditation without the interferene of
urban and social pressure.
The center is inaugurated in Nyingma style, by great
lamas with a close relationship to both Dzogchen
Monastey as well as Mindrolling Monastery. The place
also holds the blessing of other lineages in different
Tibetan traditions. Many lamas have visited Rangjung
Osel, given their blessing and performed practices
is our wish that sincere practitioners of the buddha-dharma
would find their way to this place and accomplish
whatever they have set out to do in order to train
their minds through study and meditation.
collect rent in order to keep the house warm
and in good shape and to run the place. Practitioners
of lesser financial means are strongly encouraged
to look for a sponsor among friends and family.
Authentic Buddhist practice attracts supporters
suprisingly, because of the blessing.
is also possible to ask for sponsorship directly
from Rangjung Osel, meaning reduced price
or free stay. These requests should preferably
be accompanied with a recommendation for the
retreat from the student´s
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