Vajrayogini Close Retreat
Jan 3–Feb 3 (4 Weeks)
Silent Heruka Close Retreat
Feb 9–Mar 16 (5 Weeks)
Last Day to Register is December 1
Draw closer to the Kadampa heart deities, Heruka and Vajrayogini, in these group mantra counting retreats. *Highest Yoga Tantra empowerment is required for these retreats. These retreats run alongside the International Winter Retreats at the Temple.
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Please use the booking button below to begin the process of registering for your counting retreat. Please give 1 week for your application to be reviewed.
Submitting your application does not confirm your space in the retreat, however, it is necessary to pay a deposit for the retreat and because onsite accommodations are limited, it is encouraged to pay a deposit for onsite accommodation* if you would like to stay onsite. These deposits will be fully refunded if you are not accepted.
*Due to a high demand for private accommodations, single, double, twin and deluxe accommodations are currently only available to those who are planning on attending all ten weeks of Winter Retreats. People engaging in close retreat will not be able to book private accommodations unless they are also engaging in the remaining 5-6 weeks of International Winter Retreats in the Temple.
** If you would like to be on the waiting list for a private accommodation and are not staying the full 10 weeks, please make your request to email@example.com
KMC New York will host fire pujas for both Heruka and Vajrayogini.*Please note, you must have completed a Close Retreat to attend.
Vajrayogini Fire Puja
Saturday, March 17
Heruka Fire Puja
Tuesday, March 20
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso blessing the Fire Puja site at KMC New York