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Three-Month Householders’ Personal Retreat

Updated: Jan 10

Lam Rim, Five Dakini or/and Troma Nakmo Practice


Artwork by Lasha Mutual

“You can be in retreat, but yet your mind wanders around the town. You can wander around the town but yet your mind in retreat.”

His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche

Intentional, Self-Paced and Supported Retreat for Householders

A Householder's Personal retreat means stepping away from our ordinary daily pattern and “taking the essence” (chu-lenpa in Tibetan) from what our precious human lives offer us. By participating in this retreat, we greatly aspire to follow in the footsteps of our great masters, who devoted their lives to dharma practice, the source of happiness, and we commit to devoting some of our busy lives to retreat. to create virtuous propensities and karma, both individually and collectively, towards awakening.


This Retreat is an opportunity for beginning students and long-term Tantric Practitioners to engage in intentional, planned, and focused practice. During this time, each retreatant will commit to daily (or as often as possible) personal retreat time with study, contemplation and meditation focused on the practices of Lam Rim, 5 Dakini or Troma Nakmo with mantra accumulations (to the best of your ability). In addition to individual commitments, DW will offer a variety of group practices to support your personal retreat.

This Personal Retreat will begin on November 21, 2022 and close on February 20, 2022, with Tsok Feast. Participants in this retreat will focus on one of the following options as the main retreat practice (some may choose to practice other options in addition to the main focus).