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Welcome to the Shamatha Retreat

The Sanskrit word Shamatha means "peace of mind". Through the practice of Shamatha meditation we try to familiarize our mind with a state of mental calm, so that eventually our mind becomes more used to resting in this state.

“Samatha helps the mind become more honest with itself and with others, more realistic, and to have more of a sense of discipline, of spaciousness with others.”
Jigme Khyentse Rinpoche

DATES
November 19th through 22nd.
The retreat will start on Saturday 19th at 9h45am.

LOCATION
Sunway Hotel, Paseo Marítimo 92-94, Sitges (Barcelona).

+(34) 93 811 3410

THE ROOM
The room is equipped with chairs and space to sit on the floor. If you want to sit on the floor, please bring your own cushion and mat.

TRANSLATION
Rinpoche will speak in English. Simultaneous translation into Spanish will be available.

PRICE
Full retreat (4 days): 150€
Weekend retreat (Saturday and Sunday only): 80€
It will not be possible to join the retreat after it has begun.

Taught by

Jigme Khyentse Rinpoche

Jigme Khyentse Rinpoche is the third son of Kangyur Rinpoche and Jampa Chokyi (Amala). Rinpoche spent his childhood in Darjeeling under the care of his father Kyabje Kangyur Rinpoche.

After his father passed away, Rinpoche was under the kind care of Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, from whom he received many precious teachings.

He was also fortunate to receive teachings from and follow many other great master such as Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche, Kyabje Trulshik Rinpoche, Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche. He currently studies with H.H. Sakya Trichen Rinpoche whenever he is fortunate to do so.

Tulku Pema Wangyal Rinpoche

Tulku Pema Wangyal Rinpoche was born in Rong Drakmar, in central Tibet, and in 1958 Rinpoche and his family went into exile to settle in Darjeeling, India.

In 1975, Rinpoche moved to the Dordogne, France. Tulku Pema Wangyal Rinpoche did extensive studies under the guidance of Kyabje Kangyur Rinpoche, Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche and other great masters of Tibetan Buddhism.

Currently, in addition to teaching his students and in the three-year retreats in Dordogne, Rinpoche supervises various associations and projects to help those in need, to preserve the planet and protect and care for all beings, including animals.

Taught by

Tsawa Rinam Rinpoche

Tsawa Rinam Rinpoche, more commonly known as Rangdröl Rinpoche, is the second son of Kangyur Rinpoche. Rinpoche studied first with Kangyur Rinpoche and later spent many years studying and receiving rare oral transmissions and empowerments from Dudjom Rinpoche, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, H. H. the Dalai Lama, and Trulshik Rinpoche.

Rinpoche teaches regularly in the traditional three-year retreats and from time to time leads group retreats. In addition to teaching, he spends a large portion of his time in meditative retreat, thus continuing the activity of his father Kangyur Rinpoche. His teaching activities take him to various countries in Europe: France, Portugal, Finland, Holland and elsewhere. He is also one of the main teachers and directos of the monastery of Orgyen Kunzang Chökhor Ling at Darjeeling in India.

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