Immersive Meditation Retreats

Silent Meditation Intensive: The Cradle of Loving-Kindness

Loden Nyima

March 22–24, 2024

In today’s speedy world, we all need kindness to ourselves. This two-day practice intensive is designed for meditators looking to dive deeply into their practice. This weekend is spent in silence to offer ourselves space to settle on the sacred land of Drala Mountain Center with an experienced instructor. This way, we practice befriending ourselves […]

The Art of Meditation: A Weeklong Retreat

Loden Nyima

April 5–12, 2024

Meditation is ultimately a process of accepting and befriending ourselves completely, all the way to our natural basic goodness.  In the process, we will encounter not only our innate ability to rest and rejuvenate truly, but also lots of ups and downs, intense emotions, unprocessed material, cycles of inspiration and discouragement, and questions about how […]

Silent Meditation Intensive: The Cradle of Loving-Kindness

Loden Nyima

May 3–5, 2024

In today’s speedy world, we all need kindness to ourselves. This two-day practice intensive is designed for meditators looking to dive deeply into their practice. This weekend is spent in silence to offer ourselves space to settle on the sacred land of Drala Mountain Center with an experienced instructor. This way, we practice befriending ourselves […]

LAND • The Blissful Pure Lands

Andrew Holecek

May 20–26, 2024

The Pure Lands are an integral aspect of Tibetan Buddhism rarely taught in the West.  For most of us, they represent our greatest opportunity after death. This unique program explores exoteric (sutra) and esoteric (tantra) Pure Lands, offering everything you need to know about this noble tradition. You’ll learn about the origin and development of […]

Entrepreneurial Women: Cultivate Resilience, Rest & Inspiration When the Going Gets Tough

Sara Avant Stover

May 31–June 2, 2024

A Yoga, Meditation & Internal Family Systems Retreat Setbacks, disappointments, and heartbreak are an inevitable part of every woman’s – and entrepreneur’s – life journey, often occurring multiple times. These experiences encompass the loss of a loved one, the conclusion of a relationship, the aftermath of a natural disaster, financial setbacks, or the upheaval caused […]

Coming Home: A Retreat for Young Adults 18 – 30s

Loden Nyima

June 19–30, 2024

The Pema Chödrön Foundation, in partnership with Drala Mountain Center, is happy to offer a Retreat for Young Adults. The Pema Chödrön Foundation covers the cost of lodging for this retreat. You pay only for tuition. This retreat for young adults is designed to give participants an experience of contemplative life. Our true nature is […]

Authentic Presence and the Feminine Principle

Susan Piver, Michael Carroll, Maho Kawachi and Michele Sapanaro

June 26–July 6, 2024

A 10-Day Heart Sutra Meditation Retreat TUITION IS FREE FOR THIS PROGRAM. YOU PAY ONLY FOR LODGING AT DMC.   Offered in partnership with The Wisdom Seat and the Open Heart Project. The Heart Sutra – the most pith of the Prajnaparamita Sutras – is a central text throughout all of Buddhism. It is widely […]

Entering the Vajra World: A Three-Yana Retreat

Adrienne Chang, Gaylon Ferguson, June Crow, Andy Karr and Larry Mermelstein

July 19–August 18, 2024

Hosted by the Three Yanas Society and Drala Mountain Center Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche was one of the most influential Buddhist teachers of the 20th century. He encouraged deep training in meditation, study, and community life. His approach was ground-breaking, leading students through the three yanas (vehicles) and drawing on the profundity of the mahamudra and […]

Silent Meditation Intensive: The Cradle of Loving-Kindness

Loden Nyima

September 6–8, 2024

In today’s speedy world, we all need kindness to ourselves. This two-day practice intensive is designed for meditators looking to dive deeply into their practice. This weekend is spent in silence to offer ourselves space to settle on the sacred land of Drala Mountain Center with an experienced instructor. This way, we practice befriending ourselves […]

Silent Meditation Intensive: The Cradle of Loving-Kindness

Loden Nyima

October 11–13, 2024

In today’s speedy world, we all need kindness to ourselves. This two-day practice intensive is designed for meditators looking to dive deeply into their practice. This weekend is spent in silence to offer ourselves space to settle on the sacred land of Drala Mountain Center with an experienced instructor. This way, we practice befriending ourselves […]