Activities at Serenity Ridge in February and March
Ligmincha International at Serenity Ridge is hosting the following events and activities in February and March. We hope you’ll join us!
- March 29–30 and April 3–4, 2017: Spring Service Retreat. Join us at Serenity Ridge on March 29–30 and April 3–4 for a special service retreat just before and after the annual Spring Retreat. This is a wonderful time to share with the sangha and to be of joyful service. For each six-hour day worked, participants will receive 50 percent off the cost of Spring Retreat registration.
- March 31–April 2, 2017: Spring Retreat. Meditation on the Six Lokas: Purifying the Obstacles to Enlightenment, with Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. The teachings of the Six Lokas, or realms, gives us the means to recognize the negative emotions within us, and to purify and transform them into positive qualities that can empower and enrich our lives.
SERENITY RIDGE VIEWING OF GESHE TENZIN WANGYAL RINPOCHE'S LIVE WEBCAST
Saturday, February 11, 3–4:10 p.m.: You are warmly invited to join us at Serenity Ridge on Saturday, January 14, from 3–4:10 p.m., to view a free live webcast with Geshe Wangyal Rinpoche on the topic of "Helping Loved Ones Through Sickness and Death." This is the sixth webcast in the six-month series, LIving with Joy, Dying in Peace. All are welcome. Join us for tea and cookies after the webcast.
TUESDAY MEDITATION SESSIONS AT SERENITY RIDGE
Tuesdays, 6–7 p.m.: Geshe Tenzin Yangton's mother passed away on January 19, and he is still in Nepal. He will resume facilitating Tuesday evening meditation sessions at Serenity Ridge when he returns. In the meantime, others are providing support in leading the Tuesday sessions. 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, 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.
To learn more about future retreats, visit our website: www.serenityridge.ligmincha.org