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Date: July 21st-29th, 2018.


Tsegyalgar East  3rd Annual Summer Sangha Retreat

Tsegyalgar East 3rd Annual Summer Sangha Retreat on Khandroling
The Land of the Dakinis


Join us this summer from Saturday, July 21 - Sunday, July 29, 2018

Learn and practice along with the following authorized International Dzogchen Community (IDC) instructors:

  • Santi Maha Sangha (SMS) instructors: Mariano Gil & Michael Katz
  • Yantra Yoga instructors: Paula Barry & Naomi Zeitz
  • Khaita Joyful Dance instructor: Alejandra Krasnogor
  • Vajra Dance instructors: Bodhi, Alejandra Krasnogor & Carisa O'Kelly
  • Tibetan Medicine Lunch Talk: The Five Elements in Daily Life with Dr. Malcolm Smith 

Reserve today, or simply show your support. Your $50 deposit helps fund the retreat and sustain our Gar's programs.
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The lunch menu will be available in a week to 10 days. 

The Summer Sangha Retreat is open to those with transmission and those who intend to receive transmission in the near future. About Worldwide Transmission>>


DAILY SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Saturday 7/21

  • 8:30am-1:30pm: Karma Yoga /Set-up Crew
  • 2:00pm-3:30pm: Meet & Greet, Registration & Orientation, Karma Yoga Sign-up for all
  • 3:45pm-5:15pm: Short Tun - Explanation and practice with Mariano Gil
  • 5:30pm-7:00pm: Khaita - Explanation and Learn 1 Dance with Alejandra Krasnogor
  • 7:00pm: Pizza at Vajra Hall (advance sign-up)
  • 9:00pm-10:30pm: *Worldwide Transmission (WWT) Explanation with Mariano Gil - Rinpoche's House, Lower Khandroling
  • 11:00pm: *Anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava WWT projection - Rinpoche's House, Lower Khandroling

ONGOING DAILY (7/22 – 7/28)

  • 12:30pm-1:30pm Registration & Karma Yoga Sign-up for all
  • Khandroling Paper Cooperative - Papermaking/Calligraphy projects - Demo times to be posted

Sunday 7/22

  • 9:00am-10:00am: Collective Practices - Green Tara
  • 10:15am-12:00pm: Vajra Dance of the Dimension of Space (12 A) for Everyone & Pranayamas with Bodhi & Paula Barry
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: Vajra Dance Tun
  • 12:30pm-2:00pm: Lunch TBA (advance sign-up)
  • 2:00pm-3:45pm: Ganapuja - Explanation with Mariano Gil
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm: Vajra Dance of the 3 Vajras with Carisa O'Kelly - All levels welcome. Beginners please plan to attend every session.
  • 5:45pm-7:15pm: Khaita Joyful Dances - Learn 1 dance with Alejandra Krasnogor
  • 7:30pm: Padmasambhava Ganapuja - Food & Drink provided, cash donations welcome.

Monday 7/23

  • 9:00am-10:00am: Collective Practices - Mandarava
  • 10:15am-12:00pm: Gentle Yantra Yoga with modifications & Pranayamas / Yantra Series with Paula Barry & Naomi Zeitz
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: Vajra Dance Tun
  • 12:30pm-2:00pm: Lunch TBA (advance sign-up)
  • 2:00pm-3:45pm: Mindfulness, Presence & Awareness - Explanation and practice with Mariano Gil
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm: Vajra Dance of the 3 Vajras with Carisa O'Kelly - All levels welcome. Beginners please plan to attend every session.
  • 5:45pm-7:15pm: Khaita Joyful Dances - Learn 1 dance with Alejandra Krasnogor
  • 7:30pm: Guardian Practice

Tuesday 7/24

  • 9:00am-10:00am: Collective Practices - Guru Yoga of the White A
  • 10:15am-12:00pm: Vajra Dance of the Dimension of Space (12 A) for Everyone & Pranayamas with Bodhi & Paula Barry
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: Vajra Dance Tun
  • 12:30pm-2:00pm: Lunch TBA (advance sign-up)
  • 2:00pm-3:45pm: 25 Spaces of Samantabhadra - Explanation and practice with Michael Katz
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm: Vajra Dance of the 3 Vajras with Carisa O'Kelly - All levels welcome. Beginners please plan to attend every session.
  • 5:45pm-7:15pm: Khaita Joyful Dances - Learn 1 dance with Alejandra Krasnogor
  • 7:30pm: Chöd practice with Michael Katz

Wednesday 7/25

  • 9:00am-10:00am: Collective Practices: Ati Lamgi Ngondro - Preliminary Practice of the Longsal Cycle
  • 10:15am-12:00pm: Gentle Yantra Yoga with modifications & Pranayamas / Yantra Series - with Paula Barry & Naomi Zeitz
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: Vajra Dance Tun
  • 12:30pm-2:00pm: Lunch TBA (advance sign-up)
  • 2:00pm-3:45pm: Guru Yoga of White A - Explanation and practice with Mariano Gil
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm: Vajra Dance of the 3 Vajras with Carisa O'Kelly - All levels welcome. Beginners please plan to attend every session.
  • 5:45pm-7:15pm: Khaita Joyful Dances - Learn 1 dance with Alejandra Krasnogor
  • 7:30pm: Guardian Practice

Thursday 7/26

  • 9:00am-10:00am: Collective Practices: Guru Yoga of the White A 
  • 10:15am-12:00pm: Vajra Dance of the Dimension of Space (12 A) for Everyone & Pranayamas with Bodhi & Paula Barry
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: Vajra Dance Tun
  • 12:30pm-2:00pm: Lunch TBA (advance sign-up)
  • 2:00pm-3:45pm: Bardo Teachings & Purification of the Six Lokas - Explanation with slide presentation and practice with Michael Katz
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm: Vajra Dance of the 3 Vajras with Carisa O'Kelly - All levels welcome. Beginners please plan to attend every session.
  • 5:45pm-7:15pm: Khaita Joyful Dances - Learn 1 dance with Alejandra Krasnogor
  • 7:30pm: Chöd practice with Michael Katz

Friday 7/27

  • 9:00am-10:00am: Collective Practices - Green Tara
  • 10:15am-12:00pm: Gentle Yantra Yoga with modifications & Pranayamas / Yantra Series with Paula Barry & Naomi Zeitz
  • 12:00pm-2:00pm: Lunch TBA (advance sign-up)
  • 12:30pm-1:30pm: Lunch talk with Dr. Malcolm Smith - The Five Elements in Daily Life
  • 2:00pm-3:45pm: Semdzins - Symbol of the White A, Semdzin of the Symbol PHAT, The Semdzin of the Song of the Vajra – Explanation and practice with Mariano Gil
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm: Vajra Dance of the 3 Vajras with Carisa O'Kelly - All levels welcome. Beginners please plan to attend every session.
  • 5:45pm-7:15pm: Khaita Joyful Dances - Learn 1 dance with Alejandra Krasnogor
  • 7:30pm: Full Moon Ganapuja with Dance of the Song of the Vajra, Namkha & Marme Monlam - Food & Drink provided, cash donations welcome.

Saturday 7/28

  • 9:00am-10:00am: Collective Practices - Ati Lamgi Ngondro - Preliminary Practice of the Longsal Cycle
  • 10:15am-12:00pm: Vajra Dance of the Dimension of Space (12 A) for Everyone & Pranayamas with Bodhi & Paula Barry
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: Vajra Dance Tun
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm: Registration & Daily Karma Yoga Sign-up
  • 12:30pm-2:00pm: Lunch TBA (advance sign-up)
  • 2:00pm-3:45pm: Bardo Teachings & Purification of the Six Lokas - Explanation and practice with Michael Katz
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm: Vajra Dance of the 3 Vajras with Carisa O'Kelly - All levels welcome. Beginners please plan to attend every session.
  • 5:30pm-6:30pm: Khaita Joyful Dances - Learn 1 dance with Alejandra Krasnogor
  • 6:00pm: Barbecue by the Pond
  • 6:30pm: Live Auction by the Pond

Sunday 7/29

  • 9:00am-10:00am: Collective Practices - Mandarava
  • 10:15am-12:00pm: The 7th Lojong – Explanation and practice with Mariano Gil
  • 12:15pm Short Ganapuja with Dance of the Song of the Vajra - Food & Drink provided, cash donations welcome.
  • 1:00pm: Close of retreat - Karma Yoga cleanup