Sakya Kachod Choling is very happy to announce that Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche, with great kindness, will bestow the White Tara empowerment this summer and place into retreat those who wish to perform the one-month White Tara retreat. This summer marks the 30th anniversary of the blessing by Jetsun Kushok of the [...]
Heart Sutra Workshop with Dr. Kurt J. Schwalbe Date: Sunday, February 5, 2017 Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Location: Sakya Kachod Choling Pickup and return to ferry in Friday Harbor provided. Cost: Lunch will be provided for a donation of $5.00. There is no cost for the workshop, but donations to the center are [...]
Would you like to learn Tibetan so you can read your sadhana in its original language? Dr. Kurt J. Schwalbe has developed a method for teaching anyone to read Classical Tibetan in only 15 to 20 classes. Classical Tibetan is different from modern spoken Tibetan but it comes to be very valuable to many practitioners. With [...]
Thrinley De Marco's retirement was celebrated on September 25, 2016 with Her Eminence and a joyful community of friends! Click here to read a special message from Thrinley.
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Sakya Kachod Choling retreat center is owned and operated by the Sakya Society, a nonprofit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Washington, USA. Sakya Society is recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All donations to the retreat center are tax deductible to the full extent of [...]
Individual Retreats Individuals may undertake retreats for a period of time ranging from a few days to months, subject to approval by Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche, Please follow the links for options on housing and meals, costs, and other variables - and review the retreat rules and guidelines provided on this page. To [...]
Sunday Mornings: Green Tara Practice Please join us on Sundays for Green Tara Practice at 11:00 a.m. Sunday Afternoons: Shamatha Meditation All are welcome for Shamatha Meditation at 1:30 p.m.
Group retreats with Jetsun Kushok are offered periodically at SKC. Descriptions, dates, and details will be posted here as soon as they are available. Time with Jetsun Kushok is precious and retreat space is limited! We encourage you to join our email list (click here) to receive the latest announcements and to register as early as possible. [...]