View as Vast as Sky, Conduct Fine as Barley Flour (Garrison, NY) 2022
With Tsoknyi Rinpoche
August 16 - 23, 2022
TEACHINGS: Tsoknyi Rinpoche
TRANSLATOR: Adam Kane
Please Note: Due to unforeseen conflicts, the dates of this retreat have been changed from those previously posted to August 16 – 23.
To attend this retreat, the Garrison Institute requires participants to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19, including any eligible boosters, OR present a medical exemption with documentation from a doctor verifying a negative Covid test taken within 72 hours of arrival and quarantine for 72 hours before arriving on site.
This teaching will focus on establishing a living and vital connection between the view of Dzogchen and its natural expression in our daily lives.
This is an open, silent retreat and no prerequisites are necessary for registration.
Registration will open on May 1, 2022, at noon MDT and close on August 9, 2022, at 5 p.m. MDT.
REGISTRATION REQUIRES TWO STEPS:
- YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM FEE ON THIS PAGE. WHEN REGISTRATION OPENS ON MAY Ist, YOU WILL SEE A BUTTON SAYING, “REGISTER NOW.” CLICK ON THIS BUTTON AND YOU WILL BE TAKEN TO THE REGISTRATION FORM FOR THE PROGRAM FEE.
- IN ADDITION, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR LODGING THROUGH THE GARRISON WEBSITE.
The program fee is $375.
If you joined the Pundarika Membership Program, your membership discount applies to the program fee only, and you are guaranteed a space in the retreat for one month after registration has been open or June 1st.
Attendees will have access to recordings of the retreat for two weeks after the date the retreat ends. A link to the recordings page will be included in the Welcome email.
PUNDARIKA CANCELLATION POLICY
If you should need to cancel your registration for the Pundarika program fee, the Pundarika cancellation policy is as follows:
If you cancel more than 30 days prior to the first day of the program start date, you will receive a refund less a $65.00 cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 15 and 29 days prior to the program start date, you will receive a refund less a $125.00 cancellation fee.
No refunds will be given two weeks before the retreat begins.
- In addition, you must register for lodging through the Garrison website.
GARRISON LODGING PRICES
Commuter – $700
Single occupancy – $1190
Double occupancy – $1050
Dorm – $910
*Included in commuter and lodging prices are three vegetarian meals daily.
GARRISON INSTITUTE ACCOMMODATIONS CANCELLATION POLICY
For cancellations made at least a week in advance of the start of the retreat, Garrison will assess a $65 cancellation fee. For cancellations made within a week of the event, in addition to the $65 processing fee, Garrison will assess a fee of $40 per day for the length of the retreat to cover their direct costs for food, which will have already been ordered. Refunds will not be given for cancellations made after 4:00 p.m. the day before the start of a retreat.
Onsite check-in will be from 3:00 – 6 p.m. ET on August 16. Pre-check-in instructions will be emailed from the Garrison Institute the week of the retreat. Dinner is from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET, followed by orientation in the Main Meditation Hall at 7:05 p.m. The first teaching session with Tsoknyi Rinpoche is from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET.
The retreat will be seven (7) days in length, with two approximately one and 1/2-hour (1-1/2) teachings each day. There will be three group meditation sessions daily, a daily recap of the teachings, and an opportunity to ask Rinpoche practice questions during a small group audience.
A detailed schedule will be sent to retreatants several weeks before the retreat begins.
Rinpoche has requested that students attend all the teaching sessions throughout the retreat to gain the most benefit from the teachings. This also helps us build a container as a sangha for this short time together.
This retreat formally ends the evening of August 22nd. Departure day is August 23rd.
THE GARRISON INSTITUTE
For information about the Garrison Institute, please visit the Garrison Institute website: https://www.garrisoninstitute.org/about-us/
Garrison Institute offers free shuttle transfers from the Metro-North train station in the town of Garrison, to the Institute. This shuttle service will be provided for all trains that arrive between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. ET on August 16, 2022. The Metro-North Hudson Line train runs from the Grand Central Station in Manhattan to the local Garrison train station. For the train schedule visit: https://new.mta.info/schedules/metro-north-railroad
The Pundarika Foundation offers a limited number of scholarships applicable to the program fee. Scholarships do not apply to lodging fees. Scholarship applications will be accepted now through July 15, 2022. Late applications cannot be accepted. For more scholarship information and the application form, please visit: https://tsoknyirinpoche.org/retreats/scholarship-information/
QUESTIONS? Please contact Susan [email protected].