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ACTIVITIES AT SERENITY RIDGE IN October and November

Ligmincha International at Serenity Ridge will commemorate the 25th anniversary of Ligmincha in October. We hope you’ll join us for these and other activities.

OCTOBER 22, 2017: DAY OF COMMEMORATION: LIGMINCHA'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY. 

Join us on Sunday, October 22, for a commemoration of Ligmincha International's 25th Anniversary. Serenity Ridge will host an open house with food, music and viewing of the new building. Join Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Ligmincha's resident lamas and other special guests.  
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UPCOMING RETREATS 

  • October 18–21, 2017: Fall Retreat 2017 The Knowledge and Wisdom of Longevity with Tenzin Wangyal RinpocheLearn practices, including meditation, visualization, ritual and healing through nature, to extend lifespan and heal imbalances in your life. This is the first time Rinpoche is offering in-depth teachings and empowerments from Tsewang Rigdzin, ancient Tibetan Bön master known as the "King of Longevity."|
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  • October 23–24, 2017: Science and Spirituality Conference: The Medicine of Mind with Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and expert presenters. Join Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and a select group of top investigators to learn about research and findings related to how meditation and other spiritual practices can bring about healing of physical and emotional pain. Rinpoche will deliver the keynote address, guide meditation sessions and participate in panel discussions. 
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  • November 2–5, 2017: Tibetan Bön Yoga, Part 1 with Alexandro Chaoul-Reich. Beginners and experienced students alike are invited to join us November 2–5 for instruction in the ancient practice of Tibetan yoga, from the Bön A-tri Dzogchen tradition. This course can stand alone and also will be the first in a series of teachings to take place over the next three years.
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  • November 3–5, 2017: Tibetan Bön Yoga, Postgraduate, Part 5, with Alexandro Chaoul-Reich and honored guest Geshe Tenzin Yangton. Deepen your training in the ancient practice of yoga (trul khor) from the Bon Buddhist tradition of Tibet as we explore the body's energetic dimensions and integrate the practice with everyday life. 
    Open to all who have done Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Tibetan Bon yoga from Ligmincha International since 2002.
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MEDITATION SESSIONS AT SERENITY RIDGE

  • Tuesdays, 6–7 p.m.: Meditation sessions with Geshe Tenzin Yangton are held each Tuesday in the Garuda House shrine room, unless otherwise noted. Sessions are generally not scheduled during retreats at Serenity Ridge.To confirm future meetings, please call the Serenity Ridge office at 434-263-6304.

  • Sundays, 10–11:15 a..m: Geshe Tenzin Yangton is leading a second weekly meditation practice on Sundays from 10–11:15 a.m. in the Garuda House Shrine Room, when the retreat center is not otherwise occupied. The Sunday practice will focus on tsa lung breathing and movements, with gradual introduction to trul khor (Tibetan yoga). Join us in the cottage for tea and cookies afterwards.To confirm future meetings, please call the Serenity Ridge office at 434-263-6304.

 

REQUEST PRAYERS AND RITUALS WITH SERENITY RIDGE RESIDENT LAMA

Geshe Tenzin Yangton gompa horizontalGeshe Tenzin Yangton, the resident lama at Serenity Ridge Retreat Center, is available to perform prayers, offerings and other rituals for sangha members and friends. Rituals are available in your home or at Serenity Ridge, depending on what is requested. 

In keeping with longstanding Tibetan Bon Buddhist tradition, these rituals can be performed to offer blessings and generate merit, remove obstacles, purify negative energy, fulfill wishes, benefit those who have died and heal the living. They can be requested for oneself or for a friend or family member.
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To learn more about future retreats, visit our website: www.serenityridge.ligmincha.org