-Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Join us for Milarepa's Fall Service Retreat
Vegetarian meals, accommodations and blessings!
Come for the day or spend the night free of charge. Families are welcome.
Overnight retreaters: Please RSVP by October 3 for overnight accommodations and indicate if you can bring your own tent. Indoor accommodations are limited and priority will be given to those who cannot camp.
Day retreaters: Please RSVP by October 7 with date of attendance.
Everyone: Please also let us know your skill set and preferred work so we can have tools and service teams pre-arranged.
Email email@example.com or call 802-633-4136
Services needed: cutting down trees, chopping wood, closing the garden, hanging prayer flags, autumn cleaning, putting up storm windows, preparing meals for work party volunteers, miscellaneous chores, and getting ready for winter.
This is also an excellent opportunity to meet the new Director and hear about the exciting upcoming plans for Milarepa Center.
Saturday, October 8: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.: Welcome and motivation for the day
12:30 p.m.: Lunch and welcome new Director Merry Colony
5:00 p.m: Buddhist practice and dedication of the day's merit
6:30 p.m.: Dinner for those who stay the night
Sunday, October 9: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m: Breakfast for those who stay the night
9:00 a.m: Motivation for the day
12:30 p.m: Lunch
3:00 p.m: Stay for a "sur" offering ceremony to the local entities living on the land. This is an excellent occation to pray for loved ones who are sick, dying, or have passed away. Final dedication of the weekend.
4:00 p.m: The day will conclude with tea and snacks
You're welcome to leave earlier if needed
Please let us know if you would like to bring a prepared meal to share for lunch or dinner. Thank you for your generosity!
Please join us for this joyful weekend of service and welcoming our new Director. See you then!
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