Retreat for advanced students of the buddhist Shambhala tradition: Ngöndro, Werma and Scorpion Seal practitioners. Taught in English. Translation upon request.
Vajrayana Practice Gathering
Join us at this special time of the year for a contemplative and deepening program which will leave you grounded, refreshed and inspired – a perfect start for the New Year!
Practitioners of Ngöndro, Werma and Scorpion Seal are warmly invited to spend this week together, doing their practice and benefiting from group exchange.
Acharya David Hope will lead this gathering and offer guidance and instruction for the various levels of practice. Recorded talks of the Sakyong will also be part of the retreat.
Periods of silence will be included on most days.
This retreat counts as one week of Group Practice Requirements!
New Years’s Eve will be celebrated with a festive dinner and a community program
May goodness become the new spirit and culture of humanity.
– Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, excerpt from colophon of the Shambhala Vow
Arrival day (Wednesday 27 December): Intro talk at 8 pm. You’re invited to come from 3 pm in order to register and settle in your room. Dinner is served at 6.45 pm.
End of program (Wednesday 3 January): Closing circle and banquet in the evening.
Departure day (Thursday 4 January): You may leave anytime (no program). You’re welcome to stay for lunch.
This programme is taught in English. Free translation into French or other languages to be confirmed. Important: Translation services are possible only if you register your request at least two months in advance of the programme.