• $400.00 – Program Price

Date & Time Details: August 26 - September 1, 2023 MDT

Location: Yeshe Rangsal Teaching Tent

Address: Crestone, CO

Contact: registrar@pundarika.org

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In-Person Crestone Open Retreat – The Still Point of the Turning World

With Tsoknyi Rinpoche

August 26 - September 1, 2023

TEACHINGS:  Tsoknyi Rinpoche


This is an open, silent retreat with no prerequisites. Pointing out instructions are typically given at in-person open retreats.


Registration will open at noon MST on February 1, 2023, and close at noon on February 7 for students who have been enrolled in the Pundarika Membership program as of January 1, 2023. Please note: This benefit applies to the enrolled member only, not to family members or other persons. Active Pundarika members will receive an email invitation to register.

Registration for the general public will open on February 8, 2023, at noon MST on this page. When general registration is open, a button will appear on this page saying “Register Now” which will take you to the registration form.

Registration will close when the retreat reaches capacity or not later than August 12, 2023 at noon MDT.

Please do not book lodging until your retreat registration is confirmed.
If you make travel reservations before you are officially registered and the retreat is canceled or dates change unexpectedly, Pundarika cannot take any responsibility for any charges you may incur.


Onsite check-in will be from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. MDT on August 26th at the Yeshe Rangsal tent site.

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. There will be one 2-hour teaching, a recap of the teachings, and four meditation sessions daily. Each retreatant will be able to attend one small group audience with Rinpoche to ask practice-related questions.

This retreat formally ends on the evening of August 31st.  Departure and packing day is September 1st.


The scholarship application period for this retreat is now closed. Late applications cannot be accepted.


If you have lodging you would like to share, or if you can offer or need rides to and from Crestone, please post your information on our website at this link after your registration is complete:


For more information about Crestone retreats, please visit Crestone Retreat Information and Participant Information on our website.

Crestone Retreat Information

Participant Information

The Membership Program library has many full retreats and guided meditations.

Rinpoche also offers an in-depth and practical online course on how to develop a grounded body, open heart, and clear mind: Fully Being,  www.fullybeing.org.

Should you have any questions about this retreat, please contact the Registrar, Susan, at: registrar@pundarika.org.


Tsoknyi Rinpoche
For over 30 years Tsoknyi Rinpoche has been teaching students worldwide about the innermost nature of mind in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Born into a family respected for its spiritual…
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