Conversations about Completing a Great Retreat with Venerable Chunzom
A SERIES OF 3 CONVERSATIONS AT THE THREE JEWELS
JUNE 17, 25, 30
Tuesday, June 17th 7:30 – 9:30pm
THE ARC OF RETREAT EXPERIENCE
How does long retreat progress and flow? Stories of experiences describe what retreat is like in
the arc of a day, month, and year. The design of a retreat and its environment: a purposeful structure
of inner and outer conditions for optimal individual performance and attaining spiritual goals.
Wednesday. June 25th 7:30 – 9:30pm
DEEPENING KNOWLEDGE THROUGH MEDITATION
How does a 3-year retreat change the nature of your mind in wisdom and love? The process of
learning about the mind during retreat, the potential of the mind, obvious and subtle understandings,
the reason meditation is a very accessible way to increase knowledge and become more
loving in the world.
Monday, June 30th 7:30 – 9:30pm
LIVING THE OUTCOME OF RETREAT EXPERIENCES
Three years of meditation in retrospect and practical advice for creating your own retreat. Everyone
can arrange the time and space to do a retreat that fits their lifestyle once informed what to
take up and give up. A summary of beneficial and valuable lessons from years of deep retreat.
Venerable Lobsang Chunzom has been an Asian Classics Institute certified teacher and meditation
instructor for 15 years. She is a licensed creative arts therapist, specializing in dance therapy. In 1997,
she founded Limitless Health Institute (www.limitlesshealthinstitute.org). In 2014, she concluded a 3-year
solitary meditation retreat. Her recorded teachings are available on mandaladharma.com
John Stilwell is a former director of the Asian Classics Institute (ACI) and Godstow Retreat Center, and
was general manager of Land of Medicine Buddha. He is an executive and father who began teaching
yoga 20 years ago and has taught Buddhist sutra and tantra in the tradition of Je Tsongkapa for 15 years.
His teaching gives a contemporary perspective relevant to daily life.