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
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.

Apr
7
Sun
Intro to Dharma
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
Intro to Dharma @ Garchen Buddhist Institute
Khenpo Tenzin offers a series of Dharma talks – an excellent introduction to learning more about your natural state of wisdom and compassion and why things happen. Valuable tools will be shared to help create more peace and happiness. Stay for the whole day! Bring a lunch, and after the talk eat on our veranda. Stay for Khenpo Tenzin’s free mediation class at 1pm, followed by our profound practice of White Tara at 2pm.
Apr
19
Fri
Refuge/Prostrations Ngondro Sealed Retreat
Apr 19 – May 29 all-day

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

Apr
28
Sun
Intro to Dharma
Apr 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Intro to Dharma @ Garchen Buddhist Institute
Khenpo Tenzin offers a series of Dharma talks – an excellent introduction to learning more about your natural state of wisdom and compassion and why things happen. Valuable tools will be shared to help create more peace and happiness. Stay for the whole day! Bring a lunch, and after the talk eat on our veranda. Stay for Khenpo Tenzin’s free mediation class at 1pm, followed by our profound practice of White Tara at 2pm.
Jun
4
Tue
Mandala Offering Ngondro Sealed Retreat
Jun 4 – Jul 4 all-day

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

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!