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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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Colorado

UNITED STATES | Chamma Ling – Colorado

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UNITED STATES | texas – Houston

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EVENTS

16Sep11:00 am12:00 pmFree Event—The Power of Beingwith Tenzin Wangyal Rinpochecybersangha.net

17SepAll Day19FeaturedRetreat—Spontaneous Creativitywith Tenzin Wangyal RinpocheAmsterdam, The Netherlands & Online

17SepAll Day07NovCourse—Transforming Emotions Through the Six Lokaswith Tenzin Wangyal Rinpocheligminchalearning.com

20Sep(Sep 20)10:00 am21(Sep 21)10:00 amFree Event—24-Hour Full Moon Practice: Finding Peace through Spaciousness of the MindYour computer/other device

24SepAll Day26FeaturedRetreat—A-Tri Dzogchen Retreat with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpochewith Tenzin Wangyal RinpocheOnline

01OctAll Day07NovCourse—Treasures of Bönwith Geshe Denma Gyaltsen and John Jacksonligminchalearning.com

13OctAll Day17FeaturedRetreat—Living in Joy, Dying in Peacewith Tenzin Wangyal RinpocheYour computer/other device

19Oct11:00 am12:00 pmFree Event—Stillness as a Door to Your Inner Refuge: Entering the Dharmakayawith Tenzin Wangyal Rinpochecybersangha.net

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Attic too full? Garage stuffed? Don’t know what to do with that old computer? Free up some space in your house (or garage or tool shed) while also helping out Serenity Ridge Retreat Center!

We are always on the lookout for quality furniture, garden and home tools, and much more

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In-Person Fall Retreats Canceled at Serenity Ridge

In-Person Fall Retreats Canceled at Serenity Ridge

Several 3 Doors in-person retreats previously scheduled at Serenity Ridge Retreat Center this fall have been canceled due to the continuing Covid-19 pandemic. The new 6th North American Academy, however, will begin online via Zoom October 7–12, 2021.

At this point, Serenity Ridge is expected to open in December for Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche’s winter retreat.

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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.

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