[For Tibetan high school seniors and college students]
When: Thursday, January 13 at 9:00am – January 16 at 2:00pm
Location NEW YORK CITY, Central Park West Side YMCA, 5 West 63rd Street
Essence of Philosophy and Practice, Elements of Culture and Literature
The Office of Tibet, in collaboration with the Institute of Tibetan Classics, is pleased to announce a WINTER BUDDHISM RETREAT, an intensive four-day workshop, in the heart of New York City from January 13-16, 2011.
…The workshop will be led by Geshe Thupten Jinpa, His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Principal Interpreter. Geshe Thupten Jinpa will be joined by Professor Richie Davidson, a pioneer in the brain-science of meditation; Professor Yudru Tsomo from Lawrence University; Lama Migmar, Buddhist Chaplain at Harvard University; Lama Pema Wangdak from Palden Sakya Center; Telo Rinpoche from Kalmyk Buddhist Union; Jeff Watt from the Himalayan Art Resource and more.
The $20 Registration fee will cover accommodations and meals for the duration of the retreat. Registration is required for all attendees even if you wish to arrange your own accommodations.
Partial financial assistance for travel fare, and registration fee waivers, is available based on need. Financial assistance will be given on a first come, first served basis.
Registration Deadline: 10 December 2010
Contact: Tenzin Dickyi at Office of Tibet for Registration Form, financial assistance questions and other enquiries.
BuddhismRetreat2011@Gmail.com and 212-213-5010 Ex 14.
THE RETREAT IS LIMITED TO A HUNDRED STUDENTS. PLEASE REGISTER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.