Seeking a Facilities Manager
Gampo Abbey is looking for someone to take care of its buildings and grounds. If you would like to experience life in a monastic community and have good maintenance skills, this is a perfect opportunity for you.
Click here for more information and to apply for this position.
Monastic Youth Dathün
July 13–August 10, 2013
If you are a practitioner in your early 30s or younger, we invite you to participate in our Monastic Youth Dathün this summer.
This month-long retreat will focus on how dharma practice strengthens our sense of purpose in life and our effectiveness in transforming our minds and society.
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Next entry dates: June 13, 2013 and September 12, 2013
Are you interested in living at Gampo Abbey for a year or more? If so, look into our residency program.
In-House Retreat registration now open
August 13 to August 20 or
August 27 to September 3
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Shambhala Monastic Order announced
Click here to read the exciting announcement about the future of the Abbey and of monasticism in the Shambhala tradition.
Mind, Self and Society in Monastic Tibetan Buddhism course
July 29–August 27, 2013
Dr. Adéla Sandness, Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at St. Francis Xavier University, in association with Gampo Abbey, is offering a 3-credit university course this summer.
This course provides an "immersion" experience of the history, theory and practice of Tibetan Buddhist monasticism in the west. Three weeks of online/home study will be followed by one week living the monastic Buddhist lifestyle along with the monks and nuns at Gampo Abbey.
For more information and to register, contact St. FX Continuing and Distance Education:
Second Annual Vajrayogini Druppa
Sept 22–Oct 5, 2013
We are excited to announce, and open registration for, the next Vajrayogini druppa to be held at the Söpa Chöling Retreat Centre.
Click here for details.