Mind Training Retreat & Public Talk with Khenpo Pema Wangdak

At the invitation of Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche, Khenpo Pema Wangdak, a Sakya lama whose main center is in New York City, returns on October 20, 2017, to offer a public talk and one-week mind training retreat.  Sakya Kachod Choling is happy to announce the schedule and open registration for the events.

Khenpo Pema Wangdak


Friday, Oct 20, 7:00 PM, Mullis Center, 589 Nash Street, Friday Harbor, WA – Public Talk on Exploring Patience and Its Strength (no charge; donations happily accepted)

Saturday, Oct 21, 10:00 AM, Sakya Kachod Choling, 685 Bullfrog Road, Friday Harbor, WA – Introduction to Buddha, Dharma & Sangha: Basic Tenets of Buddhism, followed by optional Refuge Ceremony for new and current practitioners who wish to attend ($20 suggested donation)

Saturday, Oct 21, 2:00 PM, Sakya Kachod Choling, 685 Bullfrog Road, Friday Harbor, WA – Mind Training Retreat Introductions, Instructions & Retreat Schedule.  It is important to attend this session before the retreat begins.

Sunday, Oct 22, Sakya Kachod Choling, 685 Bullfrog Road, Friday Harbor, WA – The retreat begins on Sunday morning, Oct 22, and continues until noon on Saturday, Oct 28.  The retreat fee for all eight days is $200, with a reduced fee available for those who can attend only some of the sessions.  Vegetarian breakfast and lunch are served for $5 per meal.

Very limited housing is available at the center.  Participants are responsible for finding their own accommodations.  Interviews with Khenpo Pema will be scheduled after the retreat begins.

Register for the Teaching and Retreat by contacting the Retreat Manager at skc.retreat@gmail.com