Details of the 2014 Virginia Annual Program
(news as of July 10, 2014)

Rinpoche expressed many times how he enjoyed the annual program in the Virginia setting. He thoroughly encouraged and enjoyed the happy celebrations at the end of his program. Please join us at this special event as we come together to express our sorrow, love, sadness and joy... And of course, our request for Shamar Rinpoche's swift return.

Bodhi Path Life Celebration for Shamar Rinpoche and Annual Teachings/Empowerment with Lama Jigme Rinpoche and Karma Trinlay Rinpoche, followed by Meditation Retreat

Two Programs
at Bodhi Path Natural Bridge, VA

Program 1: Teaching, Life Celebration and Administrative Meeting

Bodhi Path Annual Teaching Program on Mahamudra: The Four Stages, Followed by the Vajrasattva Empowerment, Life Celebration for Shamar Rinpoche
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Annual Bodhi Path Administrative Meeting

August 13-17, 2014

Detailed Schedule:

Wednesday afternoon, August 13: Bodhi Path Center Coordinators and Bodhi Path Teachers’ meeting. Event set-up and socializing.

Thursday-Friday, August 14-15: Teaching by Karma Trinlay Rinpoche. Two sessions per day: 10 am to noon, 2 to 4 pm. Q & A with a dharma teacher will follow an afternoon tea break at 4:30. Evening group activities.

Saturday morning, August 16: Vajrasattva Empowerment given by Lama Jigme Rinpoche: 10 am

Saturday afternoon-evening, August 16: Bodhi Path life celebration activities and events, 4:30-8:00 pm. Family and friends invited. Musical instrument accompaniment at evening sing-along welcome.

Sunday morning, August 17: Bright Future, Bodhi Path participants meeting and wrap up, Q&A.

Lunch provided Thursday through Sunday. Supper provided at the Life Celebration.

Followed by Program 2: Practice

Mahamudra Practice:
A Practical Application of the Mahamudra Teachings Led by Dharma Teacher Tsony

August 18 (evening intro) to August 23, 2014

More details available on online registration page or downloadable registration form: