Jul
15
Mon
Vajrasattva Ngondro Sealed Retreat
Jul 15 – Aug 30 all-day

The Vajrasattva portion of the Ngondro retreat is by application only. The goal of the retreat is to fulfill the Vajrasattva portion of the Ngondro. If you are interested in participating, please email us for an application. May all beings benefit!

Sep
1
Sun
4 Thoughts that Turn the Mind Sealed Retreat
Sep 1 – Sep 29 all-day

The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind retreat is by application only. The goal of the retreat is to delve deeply into the common preliminary practices that strengthen our clarity, commitment and resolve to dedicate ourselves to practice so that we may attain enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. If you are interested in participating, please email us for an application. May all beings benefit!

Sep
2
Mon
Guru Yoga Ngondro Sealed Retreat
Sep 2 – Oct 14 all-day

The Guru Yoga portion of the Ngondro retreat is by application only. The goal of the retreat is to fulfill the Guru Yoga portion of the Ngondro. If you are interested in participating, please email us for an application. May all beings benefit!

Sep
13
Fri
Bodhisattva Retreat 2 with Lopon Barbara Du Bois
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm
Bodhisattva Retreat 2 with Lopon Barbara Du Bois @ Garchen Institute

Lopon Barbara Du Bois leads us in a weekend retreat of teachings and meditation on the essence of our true nature: compassion and love. This retreat is a sanctuary training ground to nourish our bodhisattva seeds. Our training manual is the 37 Bodhisattva Practices. All are welcome! Lopon Barbara’s fresh, energetic teachings have encouraged and guided seekers of all levels for years. She reminds us that we don’t have to be Buddhists to be bodhisattvas and Buddhas.

Oct
25
Fri
Yoga/QiGong/Dharma Retreat
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – Oct 29 @ 5:00 am

For the first time at Garchen Institute!
Led by Venerable Khenpo Tenzin, with yoga/qi gong teachers Joyanna Maria Ananda and Paula Macali, this retreat explores the interconnected nature of body and mind within the context of dharma.