Mandarava Retreat 2024 Dzamling Gar

The traditional Mandarava retreat at Dzamling Gar spanned two weeks time, starting from Losar, with all the celebratory events connected to it from divination soup, star water baths, breakfast of khapse and tea, lunches, games, and practice and ending with a Mandarava Ganapuja and auction. The retreat went very smoothly thanks to the heroic efforts of the Gakyil, assistants, the ever present and dedicated karma yogis, the tireless Project Manager Elerin Uibu, the webcast team, the instructors Fabio Andrico, Menpa Phuntsog Wangmo and Fabian Sanders, the Gekö, as well as the participation of our Umdzes, Sebastien Remy (who also coordinated the much appreciated videos of Rinpoche and together with Anton Rutkovsky, the new schedule app) and Naomi Zeitz, and the auctioneers Lena Dumcheva and Tim Cabot.

Approximately 1000 people registered on line; 200 people attended live and around 300 on line daily.

We received many thanks and compliments on the content and organization of the retreat. We are very grateful for all who participated from near and far and we hope that each year the retreat can provide what seems to be a very beneficial and joyful experience for everyone.

Below are some of the comments from online participants:

Mandarava retreat Hello dear ones! Many thanks for the organization, conduct and valuable contribution of your hearts and experience of instructors! These were some of the best days of my life. Thanks again with respect and gratitude.

Thank you SO much for your effort. It was a wonderful retreat.

Thank you very much for so much love and at the same time professionalism in how you handled the entire event! A huge hug for this entire team that made it possible to reach many people. Of course to Gakyil and its impeccable organization! Thank you beloved Master!

Hello to the Gakyil and all participants in this marvelous retreat.

Thank you to the teachers and there dedication and great patience to teach us again and again…Thank you to Rinpoche our Master. Many, many Wishes to all.

Thank you so much for the amazing work you’re doing to allow us enjoy our Master’s precious teachings and practices. THANK YOU!

Please pass on immense gratitude to the webcast team for such an amazing effort. And to all of the Dzamling Gar team – the retreat has been a life-changing experience!!! Thank you so much!

Thank you for such a great effort with this retreat, it’s a wonderful experience! I’m participating from Australia and rely on the recording of some sessions to keep up with the teachings. 

Thank you so much for arranging this retreat – you’ve done an amazing job! 

Thank you so much for this retreat. I am aware of the preciousness of the teachings and the amazing work all the team is doing.  The App is a great tool. Thank you so much. It makes it easier for time zone changes.

Wonderful retreat, thank you.

Thank you for this wonderful retreat I participated in per Zoom whenever I could.

Thank you for making it possible to participate online. Though physically far here in Cairns, Australia I felt near in spirit and energy. The retreat program was wonderful. 

Hello dear ones! Many thanks for the organization, conduct and valuable contribution of your hearts and experience of instructors! These were some of the best days of my life.

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