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Dzogchen Upadesha: Pith Instructions on Mind and its Nature

with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

CRC Ranch Retreat, Bandera TX In Person and Online Oct 4-6th & 7-9th, 2024

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Summer 2024

Silent Meditation Weekend
For Rejuvenation, Kindness, and Peace

with Loden Nyima

CRC Ranch Retreat, Bandera TX Live Program - August 16 to 18th, 2024

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The 26th Annual Treasury of Knowledge Retreat

Medicine Buddha: Intrinsic Health and Healing

with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

2020 Treasury of Knowledge - Video on Demand

For the 26th Annual Treasury of Knowledge retreat, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche taught on the “Medicine Buddha,” a figure and meditation practice that has been relied upon for centuries in many different Asian traditions of Buddhism and is held to be extremely powerful for healing on all levels: physical, emotional, and spiritual.

During this rare weekend program, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche shares the key, essential points of view and practice related to this precious set of contemplative teachings.

Program Details: English | 中文

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Psychedelics & The Contemplative Path

Video on Demand

How can we apply psychedelic therapies to addiction recovery, PTSD and end-of-life care? Can psychedelics be applied to contemplation? What are the risks?

Join us for this Video on Demand series, featuring unique, educated insights from a collection of diverse viewpoints and disciplines. Explore philosophical questions about psychedelic insights, the nature of reality, and awakening, and learn about the history of psychoactive substances in Buddhism and Asian religions.

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The 28th Annual Treasury of Knowledge Retreat

Overcoming Division: Karma, Interdependence and Nondual Wisdom

With Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen
Video on Demand - Original program broadcast on Zoom: October 28th – 30th, 2022

-Are the divisions that everybody is talking about today real?
-What cultural changes can happen when we look within?

Delve into these and other questions during this online weekend retreat, as Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen explains essential points of karma, interdependence and nondual wisdom. We’ll explore how the interrelationship between karma and interdependence leads to insight into the nature of our minds and a recognition of our innate wisdom.

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Wise Compassion: Navigating Dark Times with a Courageous Heart

with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche and special guests

Oct. 20-22, 2023 San Antonio, Texas

Please Note: Although the live program has already taken place, you may still register and receive access to the program videos until December 31st, 2023.

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche’s teachings have illuminated the path for many, guiding us through the turbulence of our era with wisdom, understanding, and, most importantly, compassion. His unique approach combines ancient wisdom with modern insight, fostering a profound and transformative experience.

Over the course of this weekend retreat, Rinpoche will provide his invaluable insights into how we can shine the light of compassion in these challenging times, helping us to confront our adversities with renewed courage and perspective.

Join us either in the heart of San Antonio or virtually from the comfort of your home, and be part of this  journey of self-discovery. 

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Video on Demand

In Search of “Perfect” Community - Think Big, Go Slow

An Interactive Workshop with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

Video on Demand - Original Live Broadcast on Zoom: Oct. 22 to 24th, 2021  

What does “community” mean to you and how have the events of the past year shaped your perspective? Connect, engage and reflect as you view the recordings from the 27th Annual Treasury of Knowledge retreat, a virtual, interactive experience.
Taught in English and Tibetan with translations to Portuguese, Spanish, and Chinese.

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English | 中文 | Português | Español

Seizing Transitions as Opportunities

with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

2018 Treasury of Knowledge - Video on Demand

Life transitions — including moving, changing jobs, becoming sick, or dying — are often times of pronounced fear and feelings of panic. However, if met with kindness and clear seeing, such transition periods can be times of heightened awakening and even joy. During this weekend program, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche shared Buddhist methods for tapping into our emotional and intellectual abilities so that we can meet these life changes skillfully.

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