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

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UNITED STATES | Chamma Ling – Colorado

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UNITED STATES | texas – Houston

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03DecAll Day05FeaturedRETREAT—SPONTANEOUS CREATIVITYwith Geshe Tenzin Wangyal RinpocheOnline

14Dec12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedFree Event—Inner Heat Practices: Tummo and Wim Hof Methodwith Tenzin Wangyal Rinpochecybersangha.net

17Dec11:00 am12:00 pmFree Event—Spaciousness as a Door to Your Inner Refuge: Entering the Nirmanakayawith Tenzin Wangyal Rinpochecybersangha.net

26DecAll Day01JanFeaturedRetreat—The Experiential Transmission of Zhang Zhung, Part 2 (Restricted)with Geshe Tenzin Wangyal RinpocheSerenity Ridge Retreat Center & Online

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$15,000 Matching Grant for Serenity Ridge

$15,000 Matching Grant for Serenity Ridge

Serenity Ridge is finally reopening after nearly two years away!  But reopening isn’t a matter of simply turning the lights on—it’s a different world after Covid-19 and we must ensure that all our friends and sangha members remain safe and secure. 

With that in mind, a generous donor pledged up to $15,000 to help with our reopening costs through a dollar-for-dollar matching grant.  At this important time, your dollars can make all the difference. Every $1 you give results in $2 to pay for important building and safety improvements.

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Things to Give Away? Think of Serenity Ridge

Things to Give Away? Think of Serenity Ridge

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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