Public Talk on Tsa Lung

with Alejandro Chaoul Reich
Sunday, September 21, 7:30 pm 

Alejandro Chaoul Reich will be giving a public talk on Tsa Lung, at the home of John Milton at 1712 Willow Creek Way. Tsa Lung is a way of working with the breath and subtle energies within the body to clear illness and improve mental awareness. It has be an integral practice of yogis across many traditions for many centuries, and can support any type of meditation practice.

Please join us for a stimulating evening that will introduce these simple yet powerful practices.

Suggested donation of $7. 

Directions: From the town of Crestone proceed onto County Road T, then turn left onto Camino Baca Grande. After a couple of miles, turn left onto Willow Creek Way. After about 200 yards look for a sign. The house is on the left.

Retaining Wall

In order to create our entry area for our retreat center we had to cut into the hillside. We are now in the planning stages of remediating the damage to the hillside, will be be building a stone retaining wall, interspersed with native plants. Steve Fillenberg will be coordinating the stonework on this project. If you would like to enjoy a weekend of setting stones and healing the earth, please contact Steve at 719-256-4453.

Elements Practice Retreat

with Lharila Kalsang Nyima
August 16-24, 2008

Lharila Kalsang Nyima, Chamma Ling’s resident lama, will be leading our first small group practice retreat on the integration and balancing of the elements. Indigenous healing and spiritual traditions around the world speak of the five elements. In the Tibetan traditions these are known as space, air, fire, water, and earth, and are understood to be the underlying energies from which the physical world and our bodies, emotions and minds arise. During this retreat, Lharila will lead practices from Tenzin Rinpoche’s book, Healing with Form, Energy, and Light: The Five Elements in Tibetan Shamanism, Tantra, and Dzogchen.

Atri Trul Khor

Tibetan Yoga with Alejandro Chaoul Reich
September 22-24, 2008

In the Tibetan spiritual traditions, body, energy, and mind are known as the three doors to enlightenment. The contemplative physical movements of Tibetan yoga (trul khor) enable us to enter all three doors at once through a single practice, offering a powerful, skillful means for clearing the obstacles and obscurations to openness and clarity in meditation practice.

Community House in Planning

The next phase of development of the Chamma Ling retreat center will be the design and construction of the Community House. The purpose of the Community House is two fold: serve the support needs of small group practice retreats and serve the support needs of retreatants in “rustic” cabins.