Group Retreats

 9th National 10 day Lam Rim Meditation Retreat

30 September – 11 October 2017 –  complete

Australian nun Venerable Tenzin Tsapel was ordained in 1985 and studied at Chenrezig Institute for 16 years with Khen Rinpoche Tashi Tsering. Venerable Tsapel was the resident non Tibetan teacher there and has also been resident teacher at Vajrayana Institute, Sydney, Chandrakirti Centre, New Zealand and Golden Light Sutra Centre in Mongolia. She has led many retreats and completed a number of solitary retreats including a 2 year Shamatha retreat at De-Tong Ling. She is currently a board member of Atisha Centre, Bendigo as well as project manager for its proposed nuns community building. She has recently been appointed SPC for the Heart of Wisdom Retreat at the Great Stupa in 2018


 Another Successful Easter weekend, Calm Abiding Retreat with Geshe Konchog Kyab.

Group photo perched on the ramp leading up to the Stupa at the end of retreat. Nothing but blue skies for 5 days.

Group photo inside the Gompa.

Fresh prayer flags going up. With a little bit of head-scratching going on. But Success !

Logistics at DTL is an opportunity for special people to bond

End of retreat site inspection of the new Retreat Centre under construction. Nods of approval by Geshe Kyab and retreatants