Vajradhara Buddhist Center

Annual Fall Retreat Sept 11th-13th

 

This year’s Annual Fall Retreat will be focused on Kadam Lojong practices and meditations.

 

 

 

 

Gen Kelsang Tilopa will preside at the retreat.

 

Location:

Mount Shepherd Retreat Center

1045 Mount Shepherd Road Ext.

Asheboro, NC 27205

 

Lojong  A Tibetan term, literally meaning `training the mind’. A special lineage of instructions that came from Buddha Shakyamuni through Manjushri and Shantideva to Atisha and the Kadampa Geshes, which emphasizes the generation of bodhichitta through the practices of equalizing and exchanging self with others combined with taking and giving.    Gen Kelsang Tilopa will teach the methods and meditations of these practical and beneficial practices.

 

 

There are a maximum of 30 beds with 4-6 twin beds per room.  Linens, towels, and pillows are not included.  The facility is handicap accessible.

All meals included. All meals will be vegetarian. If you have food allergies, please let us know.

The area is heavily wooded with many trails. These are marked. Be aware of the many living beings in these woods including the ticks.  There are several areas with benches for contemplation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retreat Schedule:

Friday 9/11/15  

6pm – Group Dinner; everyone is encouraged to arrive before dinner.

7:30pm – Introductory talk and instructions

 

Saturday 9/12/15  

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

4 sessions 

 

Sunday 9/13/15

Breakfast, Lunch

2 sessions

 

Leave by 1PM, Sunday 9/13/15

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