Open Heart Open Mind: A Dzogchen Approach, Garrison Institute, In-person
With Tsoknyi Rinpoche
September 30 - October 6, 2023
TEACHINGS: Tsoknyi Rinpoche
TRANSLATOR: Adam Kane
This is an open, silent retreat with no prerequisites. Pointing out instructions are typically given at open in-person retreats.
Registration will open on May 1, 2023, at noon MDT, and close on September 16 at noon MDT, 2023.
REGISTRATION REQUIRES TWO STEPS:
- YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM FEE ON THIS PAGE. WHEN REGISTRATION OPENS ON APRIL 1st, 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.
If you are an active member of the Pundarika Membership Program on March 1, 2023 you are guaranteed a space in the retreat for one week after registration has been open or until April 8. Your membership discount applies to the program fee only. Membership discounts do not apply to the Garrison Institute lodging or commuter fees.
The Pundarika program fee is $400. Garrison’s commuter and lodging prices are in addition to the program fee.
GARRISON LODGING PRICES
Commuter – $630
Single occupancy – $1050
Double occupancy – $900
Dorm – $810
*Included in commuter and lodging prices are three vegetarian meals daily.
GARRISON INSTITUTE 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 September 30. 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 six (6) days in length, with two approximately one and one half hour (1-1/2) teaching each day. There will be three group meditation sessions daily, a daily recap of the teachings, and an opportunity to ask Rinpoche practice-related 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 on the evening of October 5th. Departure and packing day day is October 6th.
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 September 30. 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 1, 2023. Late applications cannot be accepted. For more scholarship information and the application form, please visit: https://tsoknyirinpoche.org/retreats/scholarship-information/
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