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.

Dec
29
Sun
Winter Event: Long Life, Mahakala, 37 Practices
Dec 29 2019 @ 9:00 am – Jan 5 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Never before offered in the United States, H.E. Garchen Rinpoche’s teachings on The 10 Perfections of Jetsun Milarepa will be rare and profound indeed. Registration for these teachings will open on November 28th, at 10:00am Arizona time.

Feb
27
Thu
Losar – Tibetan New Year
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

H.E. Garchen Rinpoche and the Garchen Institute Lamas invite you to celebrate Tibetan New Year with them! We’ll begin with a practice for wisdom and peace at 10am, then share a celebratory lunch together! ALL ARE WELCOME!