2017 Gankyil Meditation Retreat (Updated!)

June 10 & 17, Saturdays at Jikoji (plus a Dharma Talk on June 11)

No fees, donations are welcome.  No previous experience required! 

“Develop your spirituality at Jikoji Zen Center, a secluded temple in Santa Cruz Mountains. Refresh your wisdom and compassion with Yingrik Drubpa Rinpoche, our beloved Buddhist master”

We will have two half-day retreats with Rinpoche on Shamatha (calm abiding) meditation, which is capable of transforming your mind and bring you openness, resilience, and joyful peace. Rinpoche will also give a Dharma talk on June 11.

Please fill out our registration form or click the button below. Contact us at (415) 378-2280 or [email protected] for questions. Remember to wear comfortable and warm clothing.

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Retreat schedule on Saturdays, June 10 & 17, 2017:

  • 1:30 pm: Register in Jikoji
  • 2:00-5:00 pm: a combination of walking meditation, sitting meditation, dharma talk, and Q&A.
  • 5:00 pm: Conclusion and dedication

Dharma Talk on Sunday, June 11, 2017;

  • 11:40 am-12:40 pm, Topic: Calm Abiding Meditation in Tibetan Tradition

More information about Jikoji Zen Center:



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