Dzogchen Center Winter Meditation Retreat with LAMA SURYA DAS

  • 03 Jan 2015
  • 6:00 PM
  • 10 Jan 2015
  • 11:00 AM
  • Garrison Institute, 14 Mary's Way, Garrison, NY 10524

Registration

  • Includes accommodation in Shared Double Room (2 beds). Upgraded Private room selection is available during registration process.

DZOGCHEN CENTER WINTER MEDITATION RETREAT
with LAMA SURYA DAS

The Natural Great Awakening

 



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We are all Buddhas by nature--we only have to awaken and recognize who we are and how we fit perfectly in this world. This is the teaching of the innate Great Perfection--Dzogchen. Introducing us to this natural wisdom and compassion is the life-work of Lama Surya Das. For the annual Winter Dzogchen Meditation Retreat, he will teach the View, Meditation and Action of the Great Perfection: timeless and inspiring heart-essence instructions passed down in this contemplative tradition for many centuries.


We invite you to join Dzogchen Lineage Holder Lama Surya Das for a week of awakening to the joy of naturally-arising timeless awareness. Lama Surya will teach throughout the week and offer lively Q&A sessions.  In addition to guided and silent meditations, dharma talks, heart-opening chanting and private interviews, this retreat will also feature optional and uplifting Tibetan Energy Yoga each morning.

Outside of the teaching hall, the precious gift of Noble Silence is observed, allowing us the peace and spaciousness to explore the mind, as well as to rest and retreat from the busyness of everyday life & chatter.


In addition to formal sessions, there is plenty of opportunity to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings  preserved by the Open Space Institute on the banks of the mighty Hudson River. Those preferring to stay inside can relax in a lounge looking out, or browse selected postings in the retreat reading room.


Registration fees (inclusive of accommodation and delicious vegetarian meals) from $800 for this seven-day retreat. Additional discounts are available for students in full-time education. House-Jobs are available for a lower cost and are typically 1 hour per day required work.  Registration does not include compensation for the teacher, which will be accepted in the traditional form of dana (voluntary donation) in honor of the teachings.


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REGISTRATION CLOSES ON WEDNESDAY, JULY. 8, 2014

Alternatively, call 585-348-7125 for assistance registering for this or any of our retreats.
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