Annual Schedule

Note that dates are subject to change. Please contact us with any questions.

2014

January 11 to March 3 Yarne / Winter Retreat with Acharya Pema Chödrön (annual 'closed retreat now in progress...)
March 1 to June 29

Söpa Chöling 4 month Mahamudra Retreat with gate closing March 11

March 2 Shambhala Day / Losar, Wood Horse Year
March 13 Spring Entry date for new 6 or 12 months residents
March 23 Celebration of completion of Gampo Abbey’s 30th year with Ani Pema Chödrön and an offering of chanoyu from tea masters John Soyu McGee Sensei and Alexandre Soro Avdulov Sensei
March 26
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September 3

Basic Goodness series taught by Shastri Alice Haspray and Gampo Abbey Monastics (Open to local sangha and current Residents)
Basic Goodness of Being Human: March 26, April 2, 9
Spring Shedra, Lorik taught by Israel Lifshitz Apr 14~ May 10
Basic Goodness of Society: June 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23
Basic Goodness of Reality: July 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27 and September 3

May 22 Summer Entry date for new residents
June 29 Söpa Chöling 4 month Mahamudra Retreat Gate Opening
June 30 Annual Lobster release
July 3 to August 29

Tours of Gampo Abbey
(Monday–Friday at 1:30 and 2:30 pm)

July 12 to 20 Sopa Choling Annual Vajrayogini Druppa led by Acharya Mermelstein and Gampo Abbey Monastics
July 29 to August 19 In-House retreat weeks for guests
August 19 to 26 In-House retreat for St. Francis Xavier University students
September 15 to July 26, 2015

Söpa Chöling 3 Year Retreat Group G (Phase II) with Gate Closing 1 Oct

September 18 Fall Entry date for new residents
October 26 Annual Open House

2015

December 31 tbc to February 20 Yarne / Winter Retreat with Acharya Pema Chödrön (Non-resident Monastics and Lay sangha are most welcome to join our annual retreat)
February 19 Shambhala Day / Losar, Wood Sheep year

 

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