Chamma Ling Colorado Fall Retreat Focuses on Living and Dying

TWR70bChamma Ling Retreat Center in Crestone, Colorado, will welcome Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche at its Fall Retreat Sept. 18–20. Rinpoche will teach on the topic of “Living with Joy, Dying in Peace.” The retreat will be followed by a Sept. 21–23 workshop, “Applications in One’s Personal and Professional Life,” with Alejandro Chaoul-Reich. 

During the retreat, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche will impart knowledge from Bon Buddhist teachings that offer methods for recognizing death as a doorway to opening the heart and achieving self-realization. Participants will engage the luminous wisdom of impermanence and the importance of resolving conflicts with others, explore their relationship to death and the dying process, and learn how to promote a more peaceful and uplifting dying process for themselves and others. Practical guidance will be offered for those who wish to assist a dying loved one physically, emotionally and spiritually.

Ale close upIn the Sept. 21–23 interactive workshop Dr. Alejandro Chaoul-Reich, a faculty member at the MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, and Director of Research with Ligmincha International, will continue leading the Bardo practices that Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche has taught over the weekend, and propose how to apply them in one’s life as well as in a professional healthcare environment. The workshop will include practices, teachings and discussions of how to apply these deep ancient teachings in a modern Western environment.

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