When a Book Becomes a Companion: Take a Deeper Dive into our Books with Workshops, Retreats and Courses

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Just in time for fall! Do you want to explore our books in greater depth? Our sister organizations have classes and workshops to take a deeper dive into our offerings. 

Retreats and Workshops


Nyingma Institute

August 24: Q & A for Upcoming “Understanding Self and Mind” ~ Online 9 Month International Program
Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m. PT 
With Abbe Blum and Elske van de Hulst

Ratna Ling Retreat Center

August 11 - 13: “The Wisdom of a Great Lama” ~ Weekend Retreat
Quotes from Tarthang Tulku
With Barry Schieber
August 25 - 27: “Appreciation: A State of Joy” ~ Weekend Retreat
Caring by Tarthang Tulku
With Rosalyn White, Tara Ristau and Janet Smith
September 13 - 17: "Healing Time Retreat" ~ Weekend Retreat
With Jack Petranker

September 15 - 17: "The Love of Beauty: A Meditation Retreat in Nature" ~ Weekend Retreat
Love of Beauty by Tarthang Tulku
With Maria Helena Kubrusly

Odiyan Country Center

August 6 - September 10:  “Activating The Wisdom of Caring” ~ Online Sundays 9 - 10:30 a.m. PT
Caring by Tarthang Tulku
With Ralph McFall and Helena Gold online

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Courses and Certifications 

Dharma College

August 15 - October 17: “Lotus Mind” ~ Online Tuesdays, 10 - 11:30 a.m. PT 
Lotus Mind by Tarthang Tulku
With Bob Dozor and Richard Kingsland
September 8 - October 20: “Gesture of Great Love (Part 1)” ~ Online Fridays, 10 - 11:30 a.m. 
With Abbe Blum
September 12 - October 24: “Searcher Reaches Land’s Limits (Part 1)” ~ Online Tuesdays, 10 - 11:30 a.m. PT 
With Richard Dixey and Kunzang Dechen Wangmo
September 13 - October 25: “Life Reimagined with Balance and Ease” ~ Online Wednesdays, 10:30 - 12:00 p.m. PT
With Elon Goldstein
September 14 - October 19: “Light of Liberation (Part 1)” ~ Online Thursdays, 10 - 11:30 a.m. PT
Gesture of Great Love: Light of Liberation by Tarthang Tulku and Books in the Understanding Self and Mind series
With Robin Caton and Jonathan Clewley
September 15 - October 20: “Welcome to a Calm Place” ~ Online Fridays, 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. PT
Three Minutes a Day: A Fourteen-Week Course to Learn Meditation and Transform Your Life by Richard Dixey
With Richard Dixey

Nyingma Institute

August 2023 - July 2024: “Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga Teacher Training” ~ Online/Hybrid 11 Month Program
Kum Nye TIbetan Yoga by Tarthang Tulku
With Abbe Blum, Santosh Philip, Anita McNulty, and Donna Morton
September 2023 – May 2024: “Understanding Self and Mind” ~ Online 9 Month International Program 
With Abbe Blum and Elske van de Hulst

Sarnath International Nyingma Institute

September 2 - November 25: "Advanced Classical Tibetan" ~ Online Saturdays 8 - 9:30 a.m. PT
The Heart of Tibetan Language by Franziska Oertle
With Tenzin Ghegay and Guusje Ebbens
September 3 - November 5: "Reading and Pronunciation Practice" ~ Online
The Heart of Tibetan Language by Franziska Oertle
With Khenpo Kunga Dakpa