Update: First Retreat Cabin in Process

The walls are up, the roof is on, the windows are in!   May 27, 2017:  Construction began earlier this month on Yeshe Rangsal’s first single retreat cabin! Gary Simonson and his determined crew (John Reeves and James Terburg) have been focused daily on making this vision a reality. Pundarika Foundation hopes to show the … READ MORE

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2016 Retreat Registrations Open!

   WE ARE EXCITED to announce that registration for both Crestone 2016 retreats, Grounded Body, Open Heart and Clear Mind: A Path to Dzogchen (August 12 – 18, 2016) and Teachings on the Bardo Experience: A Bardo Retreat (August 19 – 25, 2016) open today! These retreats are both in Crestone, Colorado. For information about … READ MORE

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Dorje Yudronma Consecration Film

We are happy to provide you with this link to the film of Dorje Yudronma’s consecration by Tulku Sangnag on March 22, 2014. Please enjoy the commemoration of this event by Doug Beechwood of Spiral Media. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jod_2363LIo

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Dorje Yudronma Consecration: Photo Album

Dorje Yudronma is a wisdom deity that manifests out of her compassion in the form of a protectress. Tsoknyi Rinpoche has a special connection with her and asked her to reside on the Yeshe Rangsal retreat land in Crestone, Colorado, in order to help his students clear obstacles to practice and to progress on the … READ MORE

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Dorje Yudronma Consecration Preview

Here is a preview of Tulku Sangnag Rinpoche consecrating Dorje Yudronma this past Saturday (3/22/14). We will be posting many more photos and a commentary on the events of this milestone day at Yeshe Rangsal in the near future. Tulku Sangnag beaming inside the shrine. Namsel, Khenpo Lobsang and Tulku Sangnag smiling. Pouring on mirror … READ MORE

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Dorje Yudronma Consecration

On behalf of Tsoknyi Rinpoche and the Pundarika Foundation, we are happy to announce that Saturday, March 22nd and Sunday, the 23rd, will be dedicated to the consecration of Dorje Yudronma on the Yeshe Rangsal land in Crestone, Colorado. Tulku Sangnag has kindly agreed to travel here from Santa Fe, New Mexico, to do this … READ MORE

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Dorje Yudronma: First Snow

The Dorje Yudronma shrine in late November after our first snowfall. Students of Rinpoche in Crestone have prepared materials to consecrate her rupa and have invited Tulku Sangnag Rinpoche to come in March 2014, to perform the consecration ceremony. Thank you, Michael Volchok, for the photos.

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Dorje Yudronma Update

There has been a lot of activity recently around the Dorje Yudronma shrine located on the Yeshe Rangsal retreat land in Crestone, CO!  In preparation for her consecration in mid- to late spring, Rinpoche blessed materials for use in the ceremony.  Local sangha members met on the land a few weeks ago under Tenzin Namsel … READ MORE

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Crestone’s New Support Building

July 24th, Finished! As of July 24th, our new support building is done, passed inspections and ready for the retreats. We had a great crew who worked very hard to get this done on time, showing up for long days for 3 months straight despite some heavy rain at times, lots of bugs (now gone) … READ MORE

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Yeshe Rangsal Support Building

Here is a photo of our new support building just after the finish coat of stucco was applied. When complete, it will have an attractive willow screen in front of it to break up the wall mass and eventually, trees and shrubs, too. Gary, John and Art have worked long hours (around 60 per week … READ MORE

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