His Holiness envisions Orgyen Cho Dzong primarily as a retreat center and a revitalizing source of Buddhism in the coming age. The pure and complete Nyingma transmission, based on the Nine Vehicles of Buddhist teaching, will be given here by qualified teachers of the lineage.
Yeshe Nyingpo, founded in New York in 1976, is the mother center of several Nyingma meditation facilities in America, including California and Oregon. There are Nyingma centers and retreat facilities in Europe as well. His Holiness has given teachings and empowerments in all of them.
Ed Heckerman gives teachings on Shine, the Short Dudjom Tersar Ngöndro, the Five Dhyani Buddha Yogas and other teachings when requested.