Group photo of summer retreat with students and Tibetan people.
Namgyal Monastery currently offers two week-long summer retreats here in Once Dü Khor Choe Ling
monastery will be able to offer retreats on-site as well as additional private retreats.
The summer retreats have been offered since Namgyal opened in 1992, and are among the most popular of all events held by the monastery. Each year Namgyal will provide a week-long retreat that provides a tantric empowerment and instruction in on the associated sadhana practice.
In additional, Namgyal will host an annual retreat on Kalachakra Six-Session Guru Yoga Practice. This will provide practitioners who have received the Kalachakra initiation with in-depth instruction on this fundamental Kalachakra practice as well as connect with other Kalachakra practitioners from around the United States and the world.
Monks building Kalachakra sand mandala.
Please inquire with the administrator about the topic for the second retreat, which changes each year and typically focuses on the intense practice of a specific deity of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Recent topics for the second retreat have included Medicine Buddha, Tara, Manjushri, and Vajrasattva. The advanced retreat is often open to beginning students who show exceptional interest in the subject.