Apply for Serenity Ridge Residency Program with New Online Form

SR residentsA limited number of Residency Program positions are now available at Serenity Ridge Retreat Center, founded by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and headquarters of Ligmincha International. To apply, use the new online form.

The Residency Program offers individuals a chance to deepen their practice while providing service 30, 24 or 18 hours per week for Serenity Ridge Retreat Center. Service is in the areas of housekeeping, kitchen support, grounds keeping, program support and light maintenance.

These positions offer a range of benefits, including: 

  • A safe and supportive community for spiritual practice.
  • Twice daily self-guided practice sessions.
  • Twice weekly guided practice sessions with Resident Lama (when available) or senior student.
  • Group viewing of TWR LIVE Facebook webcasts with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche.
  • Free participation in all Ligmincha retreats at Serenity Ridge (that do not have unmet prerequisites).
  • Twice monthly personal instruction and guidance from Serenity Ridge Resident Lama (when available).
  • Housing in bunk rooms.
  • Three vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free meals daily. If there are two or more simultaneous. participants in our Residency Program, five of these meals each week will be precooked by a Serenity Ridge lead cook. Otherwise, Residents will be expected to prepare their own meals with ingredients supplied by Serenity Ridge.
  • Bookstore discount.
  • Use of dormitory laundry machines.

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