SSRC Event Calendar

Ngondro Retreat

28 July - 4 August 2017
Sea to Sky Retreat Centre

 “The aim of ngöndro is not merely the accumulation of numbers, but to penetrate our minds, ruffle the feathers of our pride and make a satisfying dent in our ego”

Not For Happiness,  Dzongsar Jamyyang Khyentse

The specific aim of this retreat is to provide a supportive environment for all levels of Ngöndro Gar practitioners who wish to immerse themselves in the practice. There will be 4 sessions a day which will include group practice, individual sessions, and group discussions. Participants will need to bring their own text. 

This retreat will be led by Melitis Kwong and Bruce Ashton, Ngöndro instructors authorized by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. 

This program is open to anyone enrolled in the Ngöndro Gar  (for general information about Ngöndro Gar, please visit



1.     Registration is now open. If you are interested in attending this retreat, please send an email to the Retreat  Manager.


2.     The program begins with afternoon arrivals on Friday, July 28 and concludes with departures after dinner on Friday, August 4. Participants are expected to stay for the entire 7-day practice program.


3.     The cost for the 7-day program including all meals is $525 per person in shared accommodation. Private accommodation is subject to availability.