Serenity Ridge News

Funds Needed to Help Serenity Ridge Reopen

Funds Needed to Help Serenity Ridge Reopen

Funds are needed to help reopen Serenity Ridge Retreat Center, which has been closed to the public during the pandemic. Serenity Ridge hopes to reopen in December for the winter retreat. The following fundraising letter was sent recently to Ligmincha sangha members and friends.

New 3 Doors Academy Begins in Person at Serenity Ridge in October

New 3 Doors Academy Begins in Person at Serenity Ridge in October

The sixth 3 Doors North American Academy will begin in October 2021 in person at Serenity Ridge Retreat Center in Shipman, Virginia. The program includes six group retreats at Serenity Ridge, with online practice and mentoring sessions in between, via Zoom. The Academy will be taught by 3 Doors senior teachers Marcy Vaughn and Gabriel Rocco. 

Using meditation, including various breath, body and sound practices, this intensive 3 Doors training will provide participants with the opportunity to engage deeply in the process of self-discovery

Summer Retreat on Dream Yoga and Sleep Yoga Online June 20–July 3

Summer Retreat on Dream Yoga and Sleep Yoga Online June 20–July 3

Dream Yoga and Sleep Yoga are profound teachings from the Tibetan Bön Buddhist tradition to support the realization of one’s true nature. Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche will teach on these topics during this year’s summer retreat, offered online via Zoom. Dream Yoga will be offered June 20–26 and Sleep Yoga will be held June 27–July 3.
All are welcome to join us for one or both weeks of these retreats, sponsored by Serenity Ridge Retreat Center and supported by Ligmincha International. A discounted rate is available if you register for both weeks.

New Items at Ligmincha Bookstore

New Items at Ligmincha Bookstore

We are excited to announce that the Ligmincha International Bookstore and Tibet Shop has just received a special shipment from Kathmandu. We are hard at work getting the new items unpacked and posted online to share these new treasures with you.

Ligmincha International

Join Us for the Newly Combined 2022 Fall Retreat and Serenity Ridge Dialogues in October

Join Us for the Newly Combined 2022 Fall Retreat and Serenity Ridge Dialogues in October

For the first time this fall, Fall Retreat and Serenity Ridge Dialogues will merge! The retreat, titled The Five Elements and Serenity Ridge Dialogues, will be held October 11–16, both at Serenity Ridge Retreat Center in Virginia and online via Zoom.

In the mornings, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche will teach on the five elements. The afternoons will bring presenters together around specific areas of scientific investigation to explore how practices work.

New Book by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche: The Seven Mirrors of Dzogchen

New Book by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche: The Seven Mirrors of Dzogchen

Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche’s newest book, The Seven Mirrors of Dzogchen: Teachings and Commentary on an Ancient Dzogchen Text, is now available in the Ligmincha Bookstore and Tibet Shop. The book is based on teachings that Rinpoche gave during his 2020 summer retreat.

The teachings and commentary in this book are based on a profound text on the nature of mind called The Seven Mirrors of Dzogchen by Drenpa Namkha.

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