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The United States

The United States is home to two Ligmincha retreat centers: Serenity Ridge and Chamma Ling. Serenity Ridge, in Shipman, Virginia, is our largest center and also headquarters to Ligmincha International. Chamma Ling Retreat Center is in Crestone, Colorado. In addition to hosting retreats throughout the year, Crestone is especially equipped for personal retreats of one or more weeks.

Ligmincha Texas has a dedicated center for practice in the city of Houston. There are also active practice groups meeting in California, Colorado, North Carolina, and Virginia.

The US also hosts two resident lamas. Geshe Denma Gyaltsen is the resident lama for Ligmincha Texas, and his teaching schedule takes him all around the country. He is a regular teacher at Chama Ling and at Serenity Ridge. Geshe Tenzin Yangton is the resident lama at Serenity Ridge. He is currently on sabbatical and is residing at Menri Monastery in India.

Retreat Centers

Serenity Ridge is open year round. Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche teaches there four times per year and there are many other events with Ligmincha’s resident lamas, visiting lamas and authorized western students. Chamma Ling, Colorado is open seasonally. In addition to retreats, Chamma ling has solitary retreat cabins for practitioners in the Bön tradition, as well as experienced meditators of other spiritual traditions.

UNITED STATES | virginia – Serenity Ridge

PRACTICE GROUPS

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UNITED STATES | Chamma Ling – Colorado

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UNITED STATES | texas – Houston

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EVENTS

20Jun(Jun 20)12:00 am03Jul(Jul 3)11:59 pmFeaturedRetreat—Dream Yoga and Sleep Yogawith Tenzin Wangyal RinpocheYour computer/other device

16JulAll Day18July Weekend Service RetreatSerenity Ridge Retreat Center, 560 Drumheller Ln, Shipman, VA 22971, USA

16JulAll Day15AugFeaturedCourse—Sleep Yoga: The Yoga of Clear Lightwith Tenzin Wangyal Rinpocheligminchalearning.com

24JulAll Day25FeaturedRetreat—The Body Of Lightwith Tenzin Wangyal RinpocheYour computer/other device

02AugAll Day08FeaturedRetreat—Who Am I? Online Via Zoomwith Tenzin Wangyal RinpocheYour computer/other device

10AugAll Day15FeaturedRetreat—To Be Announcedwith Tenzin Wangyal RinpocheWilga, Poland

20AugAll Day22August Weekend Service RetreatSerenity Ridge Retreat Center, 560 Drumheller Ln, Shipman, VA 22971, USA

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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

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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.

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Rinpoche’s Free Online Program: ‘A Year of Body, Speech & Mind’

Rinpoche’s Free Online Program: ‘A Year of Body, Speech & Mind’

In the Tibetan tradition, body, speech and mind are known as the three doors to enlightenment, for they are the only tools we have for progressing on the spiritual path. Through these doors we either exit and become separated from our true nature, or we enter into the fullness of being, realizing and manifesting our capacities in this life for the benefit of others.

Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche is launching a yearlong online program related to these three doors.

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