March 4th 2018: Inauguration of the Akong Rinpoche Memorial Center in Boudha, Kathmandu

After nearly two years of construction, the Akong Rinpoche Memorial Center (ARMC) in Kathmandu will be opened on March 4th 2018. It houses the ROKPA Hospitality Training Center as well as the ROKPA Women’s Workshop with a training facility. ROKPA Friends and interested parties are cordially invited to participate in the festivities. It is necessary to let us know if you can come!

Boudha (3 mins from the Stupa, path up to the left of the big bell, see ROKPA signboards), opposite the ROKPA Children’s Home


Saturday, March 3rd 2018
4.30 p.m.:
Screening of the new film „Akong – A remarkable Life“ by Chico dall’Inha at the ROKPA Cultural Center in the new building (film duration: 1,5h)

Sunday, March 4th 2018
(exact time tba): Consecration Puja by the monks of the Thrangu Tashi Choeling Monastery
From 2 p.m.:
The ROKPA Children guide you through the ARMC and the ROKPA Children’s Home. Coffee and cake (baked in our own bakery) in the garden
At 4 p.m.:
Official Opening Ceremony in the ROKPA Cultural Center with subsequent dinner together with the ROKPA Children

We are looking forward to your registration until February 22nd 2018 by e-mail to opening (at)

You are most welcome!