Meditation Day with Rinpoche at PPI

Meditation Day with Rinpoche at PPI

Sunday August 27th, 2023

Come join Tromge Jigme Rinpoche and sangha at PPI for a peaceful day in the hills, with meditation, a short teaching, and time to relax. Attendance is free, and no prior experience of meditation is required. Lunch (vegetarian, gluten-free) will be provided, and basic beverages.

Children are welcome provided they have full-time adult supervision (including outside in garden or play areas as well as in the shrine-room).

The shrine-room meditation sessions will also be streamed on YouTube.

REGISTRATION: Registration is required for all participants including online. See below for registration form.

Arrival: 9am
Morning practice: 9.30am-12.30pm (with break)
Lunch: 12.30pm-2pm
Afternoon practice: 2pm-5pm (with break)

OVERNIGHT STAY — you can choose to arrive Saturday 26th evening anytime from 5.30pm to 9pm and stay the night at PPI if you bring your own sleeping bag, pillow and towel, and either supply your own dinner, or eat before arriving. There is a fee of $25 to stay in the dorms and $40 to stay in Tara House, and this charge includes breakfast on Sunday morning, payable at time of registration. Overnight guests are asked to please leave their rooms and the bathroom as they found them. To view Tara House private rooms and Manzanita dorm rooms, see

REGISTER FOR EVENT (online and in-person)

WHAT TO BRING: water-bottle, sun protection, back-jack if you don’t like to use cushions or a chair. If you’re staying over on Saturday night, please bring dinner, a sleeping bag or whatever bedding you need, a pillow, towel, mosquito repellent and flashlight.

COVID protocols — masking in the shrine-room is optional but highly recommended, and staff will be masking. More information will be posted closer to the event.

Please note that the Padmasambhava Peace Institute does not allow smoking anywhere on the premises, and the use or possession of any kind of recreational drugs are strictly forbidden. Sorry, but we are not able to accommodate pets.

ADDRESS and DIRECTIONS: 23125 Fort Ross Road, Cazadero, CA 95421. Follow these DIRECTIONS — be aware that GPS may try to send you down some other, more challenging routes! There is ample parking at PPI.

MORE INFORMATION on doing retreat at Ati Ling

QUESTIONS? Please write to with any questions and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible! We look forward to welcoming you for this event.