“My great desire now is that we join together during this holy year of Guru Rinpoche’s birth—Monkey Year—and accomplish recitations of the Seven-Line Prayer and the Vajra Guru mantra” says Chagdud Khadro.

April 30th and May 1st

Shamatha is a method of focusing the mind into one-pointed concentration—on an object, the breath, or a visualization—and training it to stay on the point.

July 03 to 17st

To attend the retreat, it is necessary to have the clear commitment to do Ngondro, which involves contemplation on the Four Thoughts, Refuge, and Bodhichitta, Vajrasattva purification, Guru Yoga—these are the Vajrayana preliminaries.

July 23 to 31st

A revealed treasure from Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s Rangjung Peme Nyingtik cycle, it integrates practices of the lama, the chosen deity, and the dakini.