Nalandabodhi East Coast Student Retreat with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche
April 27-30, 2017 at Pendle Hill Retreat Center, Wallingford, PA
Scholarship Assistance: To request financial assistance, please contact your local scholarship contact listed here on the registration page. Please apply by Feb. 15. The first round of financial assistance will be allocated after the early registration deadline (Feb. 21) based on the requests and donated funds. A limited amount of housing with local sangha is available as another option to reduce costs.
Scholarship Contributions: We’ve raised $750 in scholarship contributions so far. Yay! Thanks to all who have already contributed. To date, we have scholarship requests totaling about $1,200, so your continued generosity is encouraged and appreciated. You can make an additional scholarship donation at any time via the “Scholarship Donation” item on the registration page.
Refuge and Bodhisattva Vows; Ngondro Lung: If you would like to take refuge or bodhisattva vows at the retreat, or receive the ngondro lung, please e-mail Nirja Savill, and include the name of your Practice Instructor. (We cannot guarantee all vows will be offered, but will do our best to facilitate this.)
Silent Auction: Please contact Veronica Newton if you have items to donate for the silent auction, or are able to assist Veronica with the auction.
Early registration ends Tuesday, February 21. Save 10% by registering early! You can pay a deposit to hold your spot. The final registration deadline is Monday, March 13, and unpaid balances are due Friday, 3/31. Click to register now!
RSVP: if you’re not able to register immediately, please click now to fill out the registration/RSVP survey. This helps a lot with planning.
Song Book: Do you have the new song book? If not, please order one now to have it in time for retreat. You can order from Nalandastore, or directly through the registration web page(which saves shipping costs).
Location & Schedule: The retreat is at the Pendle Hill Retreat Center in Wallingford, PA. The retreat starts Thursday afternoon, April 27. Registration opens at 4 PM, and Thursday dinner is at 6 PM. The retreat ends Sunday, April 30, at 1 PM after lunch.
As with the annual Sangha Retreat held at Nalanda West in Seattle, this retreat is for formal students of Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche who are members in good standing with Nalandabodhi.