Charity / Register of Commerce of Switzerland
Registered name „Tibet-Institut Rikon”

Tibet-Institut Rikon


Board members13


The main language for communication is German


Tibet-Institut Rikon Wildbergstrasse 10 CH-8486 Rikon im Tösstal


Legal Form

Charitable foundation

Supervisor Authority

Eidg. Departement des Innern, in Bern

Subject Areas

Research and scienceHealthcareCulture and artCoursesReligionEventsCultural property & monument preservation

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Establishment and management of a Tibet Institute for the spiritual and spiritual care of the Tibetans living in Switzerland, for the observance and transmission of the native religious and cultural values of Tibet by Tibetan scholars and clergy and for the facilitation of scientific work in connection with Tibetan sources and traditions the fields of religious history, literature, music, art history, linguistic research, medicine and pharmaceutics. The foundation also aims to convey western culture to Tibetans and to convey Tibetan culture to the western population. In general, the Tibet Institute should serve the dialogue between Tibetan and Western culture. The foundation is authorized to carry out all activities and actions related to its purpose, in particular to erect and operate the buildings and facilities suitable for the management of the institute, to hold courses and meetings and to exchange scientific documents, books and other research objects ; Within the scope of its purpose, it can also promote spiritual, cultural and scientific endeavors in the western hemisphere to research and deepen knowledge of Tibetan tradition. The foundation can also support institutions that generally serve the welfare of the Tibetans who have emigrated from Tibet to Western Europe or to North and South America and their descendants who are still associated with Tibet and its religion.