"Sometimes it is helpful to do a meditation retreat. This can just be one day, or a weekend, or longer if you have the time. On retreat we stop all forms of business and extraneous activities in order to emphasize a particular spiritual practice." - Geshe Kelsang Gyatso



Buddha Vajrasattva is the embodiment of the completely pure mind of all the Buddhas. In this retreat, we are given a special opportunity to free our mind from the negativity of our past by receiving the purifying blessings of this radiant healing Buddha.

Using the sadhana entitled Meditation and Recitation of Solitary Vajrasattva we will focus on the four special ways to remove negative karma known as the “four opponent powers.” By doing this, we remove karmic potentials that not only give rise to painful experiences but are obstacles to attaining spiritual realizations. 

Led by Gen Kelsang Chokyi, Buddhist nun and Resident Teacher at AKBC. Includes prayer, meditation, and mantra recitation. Suitable for all levels of experience. Everyone is welcome!

$20/full retreat, $5/session, free to FP and Patron Members

Retreat Schedule 

910:30AM Session 1
11AM—12:30PM Session 2
Lunch break (byo)
23:30PM Session 3
45:30PM Session 4