Dreamlike Enlightenment: Understanding Illusion from a Dzogchen Perspective (Crestone, CO) – Cancelled
With Tsoknyi Rinpoche
August 15 - 22, 2020
This retreat has been cancelled due to the uncertainties around the Covid-19 virus. Rinpoche will give a shorter on-line teaching this August from Kathmandu. More details will be added to our website as they are finalized.
Rinpoche often quotes an ancient teaching of the Buddha: “My dreamlike form appears to dreamlike beings to show them the dreamlike path that leads to dreamlike enlightenment.”
This retreat will focus on the question: What is it to be fully awake, free from all illusion, yet with a heart overflowing with compassion? Rinpoche will teach on these themes from a Dzogchen and Mahamudra perspective.
This is an open, silent retreat. All are welcome to attend.
Registration will open on February 1, 2020, at noon Mountain Time and will close when the retreat is full.
Crestone 2019 retreats filled very quickly. If you wish to attend, please register as soon as possible after registration opens.
If you are a member in the Pundarika Membership Program, you are guaranteed a space in the retreat for one month after registration has been open.
Onsite check-in will be from 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. on August 15th in the Yeshe Rangsal tent foyer. You will be able to choose your seat in the tent immediately after check-in. Orientation begins in the Yeshe Rangsal tent at 4:30 p.m. followed by the first teaching by Tsoknyi Rinpoche at 5:15 p.m.
The retreat will be seven (7) days in length with one approximately 2–2-1/2 hour teaching each day. There will be four group meditation sessions daily. A detailed schedule will be sent to retreatants several weeks before the retreat begins.
This retreat formally ends the evening of August 21st. Departure day is August 22nd.
To gain the greatest benefit from the teachings, Rinpoche has requested that students attend all the teaching sessions throughout the retreat. This also helps all of us to build a strong container as a sangha for this short time together.
All retreatants are responsible for finding lodging and providing their meals. There is no camping available on the Yeshe Rangsal retreat land. Please view this link from our website for lodging options: https://tsoknyirinpoche.org/retreats/housing-for-retreats-in-crestone/
There is a Rideshare board and a Roomshare board at: https://tsoknyirinpoche.org/retreats/housing-ride-share/ We encourage ridesharing. Please consider offering rides to and from the retreat if you have room, as this will help all students to attend.
A limited number of scholarships are available for this retreat. Scholarship applications will be accepted now through March 15, 2020. Late applications cannot be accepted. Scholarships apply to the tuition portion of the program, not to accommodations. For more scholarship information, please visit: https://tsoknyirinpoche.org/retreats/scholarship-information/
For more general retreat information, click here to visit Crestone 2020 Retreat Information on our website.
Translator: Adam Kane