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4th Annual Dzogchen Retreat at the Wangapeka with Lama Mark Webber

March 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - March 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

Retreat Overview:

More details to be announced in the coming weeks.  In the mean time, if you’d like to secure your place at the retreat, please use Wangapeka’s online registration form or contact the course manager for further details (details below).

Course Costs:

We are still finalising costs for this retreat as Lama Mark’s overall 2019 teaching schedule takes shape, but approximate costs are now expected to be:

For Wangapeka members: NZ$2,450

For non-members: NZ$2,650

This fee includes all accommodation, prepared meals, cooks fee, materials as well as a contribution towards Lama Mark’s anticipated travel costs.

These course fees do not include any payment for the teacher / teaching. In accordance with Buddhist tradition, Lama Mark offers the teaching of Dharma out of generosity. There will be opportunity to offer dana / donation for Lama Mark in return, in appreciation of the teachings and to help support the continued flow of Dharma. Please give as generously as you can (within your own means, of course…). As a rough guide, we suggest allowing for about NZ$30 per day, but this should be considered in light of your individual means.

A deposit of $500 is required to secure your place on the course. This is fully refundable if you withdraw before 1 February 2019. Beyond this date it is 50% refundable.

Financial assistance may be available for those who would be unable to attend the retreat without support. Conditions apply. Please contact the retreat organiser if you are interested in submitting an application.

If using Paypal please add 5% of the total cost and include with your payment to cover Paypal’s fees – many thanks.

Enquiries and Registration:

For all enquiries, please contact Jonathan

info@openbreath.org
021 1860 476

To officially register for this retreat, please use Wangapeka’s on-line form:

To register please fill out our online registration form

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Please consider becoming a Wangapeka memberclick here for details:

Membership

About Lama Mark:

Lama Mark (Lama Yongdu Chokyi Gyaltsen) has been studying and teaching Buddha-dharma for forty years. For thirty years his main root teacher was the great Ven. Namgyal Rinpoche who taught all three cycles of the Buddha’s teachings, including Abhidhamma, Vipassana in the lineage of Mahāsi Sayādaw, generation and completion stage practices of the Tantrayana and Mahamudra/Dzogchen of many lineages, especially of the Karma Kagyu and Sakya. More recently under the guidance and request of Drikung Lho Ontul Rinpoche, Lama Mark has been principally teaching the richness of the Drikung Mahamudra and Drikung Yangzab Dzogchen traditions.

Lama Mark has a deep and long term interest and collaboration in a number of scientific fields and the arts which he integrates with the teaching of Buddhism.

His compassionate activities demonstrate a profound commitment to freeing beings from innumerable suffering states. Lama Mark’s emphasis with practitioners and students is on uncovering pure Dharma to reveal its extraordinary benefits and share the great joy of its deep study, meditative practices and integration into all aspects of our lives.

For more information about Lama Mark, see:

www.markwebber.org

www.facebook.com/lamamarkwebber/

www.crystalmountain.org

www.facebook.com/NamgyalYangzab/

Details

Start:
March 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
End:
March 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
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Welcome to the Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre. The Wangapeka is a purpose built retreat centre, with fresh clean air and beautiful vistas. It is very quiet and ideal for respite, stress relief and deep meditation. We have a meditation hall, solo retreat huts, a main hall for dining and community, and a fully catered kitchen and an onsite vegetable garden. Many people visit from all over the world to meditate and enjoy the beauty of the centre.

The Wangapeka Study and Retreat Meditation Centre is a Universalist centre home to a wide range of teachings, paths, and studies. Retreats are held on Mindfulness, Vipassana, Insight, Heart based practices, Loving Kindness, Calm-abiding, Metta, Compassion, Movement, Yoga, Dance, Feldenkrais, Wellness, Wellbeing, Archetypal Integration, Western Mysticism, Non-Duality, Dzogchen, Mahamudra, Mahayana and Vajrayana teachings with Empowerments and Sadhana Practice.

We are located in the foothills of the Southern Alps overlooking the Wangapeka River, about an hour and a half drive SW of Nelson, New Zealand.

We have meditation retreats throughout the year, have huts available for solo retreats, and welcome bookings from external groups. There are also opportunities available to work on our land. Come and enjoy this uniquely vibrant and peaceful centre.

355 Wangapeka River Rd
R.D.2. Wakefield 7096
New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 522 4221
wangapekacentre@gmail.com

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