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!

Aug
15
Thu
Vipassana Practice Retreat
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm
Vipassana Practice Retreat @ Garchen Buddist Institute

In this 5-day silent retreat we will practice true insight meditation. Under the guidance of Venerable Khenpo Tenzin, we will sit in nature, in the temple, in the stupa… and quiet our minds to experience their true buddha nature.

Aug
25
Sun
Meditation Class –
Aug 25 @ 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 –
Aug 25 @ 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
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!

Meditation Class –
Sep 1 @ 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 1 @ 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
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
8
Sun
Meditation Class –
Sep 8 @ 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 8 @ 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.