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

Virginia
Colorado

UNITED STATES | Chamma Ling – Colorado

Centers

UNITED STATES | texas – Houston

PRACTICE GROUPS

California
North Carolina
Virginia
Colorado

EVENTS

02SepAll Day23OctCourse—Transforming Our Emotions Through the Six Lokaswith Tenzin Wangyal Rinpocheligminchalearning.com

16SepAll Day22OctCourse—Treasures of Bön: History, Lineage & Practiceswith Geshe Denma Gyaltsen and John Jacksonligminchalearning.com

24SepAll Day23OctCourse—Tibetan Dream Yogawith Tenzin Wangyal Rinpocheglidewing.com

11OctAll Day16FeaturedFall Retreat: The Five Elements & Serenity Ridge Dialogueswith Geshe Tenzin Wangyal RinpocheSerenity Ridge Retreat Center & Online

21OctAll Day03DecCourse—The Five Elements: Healing with Form, Energy and Lightligminchalearning.com

28OctAll Day30FeaturedBerkeley Event: The Twenty-One Nails, Part 2 with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpochewith Geshe Tenzin Wangyal RinpocheBerkeley, CA, US & Online

10NovAll Day13FeaturedA-Tri Trul Khor, Part 3with Alejandro ChaoulSerenity Ridge Retreat Center & Online

26DecAll Day01JanFeaturedRetreat—Experiential Transmission of Zhang Zhung, Part 3with Geshe Tenzin Wangyal RinpocheSerenity Ridge Retreat Center & Online

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Opening Your Heart to the World 3 Doors Retreat with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

Opening Your Heart to the World 3 Doors Retreat with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

Join Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, founder of The Three Doors, September 10–11 for a very special weekend retreat on Zoom. The 3 Doors is an international organization that offers meditation programs with opportunities to meditate in community and integrate meditation into your everyday life for the benefit of self and others. Everyone is welcome!

 Rinpoche will guide participants to connect with the inner refuge of an open heart of wisdom and compassion during two full days of teaching. Practices will be guided by 3 Doors senior teachers

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Prayer Wheels Coming Soon to Serenity Ridge

Prayer Wheels Coming Soon to Serenity Ridge

Thanks to a successful start to our 2022 fundraising activities, Serenity Ridge Retreat Center will soon have 15 stunning prayer wheels lining the path between Kunzang Khang and Garuda House. These prayer wheels were gifted to the center by Vicki Wheaton just as covid struck and everything had to shut down. Now, thanks to more than $13,000 raised through the summer auction and the generosity of donors contributing directly, work is now under way to install the wheels.

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Join Rinpoche in Crestone, Colorado in September for Part 2 of A-Tri Dzogchen

Join Rinpoche in Crestone, Colorado in September for Part 2 of A-Tri Dzogchen

Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche will return to Crestone, Colorado September 23–25 to continue his teaching on the dzogchen text, The Stages of A-tri Meditation. The A-tri is an essential meditation guide to one of the three main dzogchen lineages in the Tibetan Bon tradition.

Rinpoche will present these teachings at the beautiful Colorado College campus in Crestone, Colorado, and simultaneously with our worldwide sangha via Zoom.

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