Aug
20
Mon
Vajrasattva Ngondro Retreat
Aug 20 – Sep 30 all-day
Vajrasattva Ngondro Retreat @ Garchen Institute

This Vajrasattva 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
15
Sat
Foundations of Buddhism
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm
Foundations of Buddhism @ Garchen Institute

Let Khenpo Tenzin guide you through the Foundations of the Buddhist path. Each introductory weekend retreat will offer practical instruction and group support, meditation and teachings. Our weekend retreat topics are:
* 8/31 – 9/2 — Mindfulness Meditation
* 9/7 – 9/9 — How Karma Works
* 9/14 – 9/15 — True Nature of Reality
* 9/21 – 9/23 — Developing Loving Kindness
We will begin each retreat with an hour’s introduction on Friday evening, followed by teaching and practice on Saturday and Sunday morning. You may then stay for our regular Sunday Meditation and Tara practice!
Saturday meals served: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Sunday meals served: breakfast and lunch.
Cost for the entire weekend retreat: $121, which includes all meals
Accommodations on site are available upon request for an additional fee.

Sep
16
Sun
Meditation Class –
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Learn and practice meditation. Khenpo Tenzin will skillfully guide you through the stages of meditation, showing you how to focus and gentle your mind to reach the state of calm abiding.

White Tara –
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
White Tara - @ Garchen Institute

White Tara is a female buddha of compassion, protection, long life; sometimes called the Mother of all Buddhas, the Mother of Liberation. In this practice we embody, invoke and bestow her blessings to all beings.

 

Sep
21
Fri
Foundations of Buddhism
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm
Foundations of Buddhism @ Garchen Institute

Let Khenpo Tenzin guide you through the Foundations of the Buddhist path. Each introductory weekend retreat will offer practical instruction and group support, meditation and teachings. Our weekend retreat topics are:
* 8/31 – 9/2 — Mindfulness Meditation
* 9/7 – 9/9 — How Karma Works
* 9/14 – 9/15 — True Nature of Reality
* 9/21 – 9/23 — Developing Loving Kindness
We will begin each retreat with an hour’s introduction on Friday evening, followed by teaching and practice on Saturday and Sunday morning. You may then stay for our regular Sunday Meditation and Tara practice!
Saturday meals served: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Sunday meals served: breakfast and lunch.
Cost for the entire weekend retreat: $121, which includes all meals
Accommodations on site are available upon request for an additional fee.

Sep
22
Sat
Foundations of Buddhism
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm
Foundations of Buddhism @ Garchen Institute

Let Khenpo Tenzin guide you through the Foundations of the Buddhist path. Each introductory weekend retreat will offer practical instruction and group support, meditation and teachings. Our weekend retreat topics are:
* 8/31 – 9/2 — Mindfulness Meditation
* 9/7 – 9/9 — How Karma Works
* 9/14 – 9/15 — True Nature of Reality
* 9/21 – 9/23 — Developing Loving Kindness
We will begin each retreat with an hour’s introduction on Friday evening, followed by teaching and practice on Saturday and Sunday morning. You may then stay for our regular Sunday Meditation and Tara practice!
Saturday meals served: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Sunday meals served: breakfast and lunch.
Cost for the entire weekend retreat: $121, which includes all meals
Accommodations on site are available upon request for an additional fee.

Sep
23
Sun
Meditation Class –
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Learn and practice meditation. Khenpo Tenzin will skillfully guide you through the stages of meditation, showing you how to focus and gentle your mind to reach the state of calm abiding.

White Tara –
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
White Tara - @ Garchen Institute

White Tara is a female buddha of compassion, protection, long life; sometimes called the Mother of all Buddhas, the Mother of Liberation. In this practice we embody, invoke and bestow her blessings to all beings.

 

Sep
27
Thu
Institute Closed for Private Retreat
Sep 27 – Sep 30 all-day
Sep
30
Sun
Meditation Class –
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Learn and practice meditation. Khenpo Tenzin will skillfully guide you through the stages of meditation, showing you how to focus and gentle your mind to reach the state of calm abiding.