Legacy Circle

What is the Wisdom Culture Legacy Circle?

The Wisdom Culture Legacy Circle is an important new initiative created by Vajrapani Board Members and former Executive Director Fabienne Pradelle. The goal of the Legacy Circle is to protect the retreat environment and land of Vajrapani for many years to come by bringing together a group of people who choose to make a long-term commitment to Vajrapani. If you also believe that retreat centers are vital for meditators to grow in their practice and realizations, a Legacy Circle commitment could be your way to ensure future generations will get the support they need to grow.

 

What kind of commitments do you have in mind?

It depends on you. For some people it may be prayer commitments as recommended by Lama Zopa Rinpoche specifically for Vajrapani Institute’s Wisdom Culture Legacy Circle.

 

What’s your Gift Acceptance Policy?

Vajrapani Institute’s Gift Acceptance Policy outlines the guidelines involved in the gift process as well as the standards we uphold to evaluate various kinds of gifts for acceptance. You can review our Gift Acceptance Policy here.

 

I’m in. Who can I talk to?

If you have included The Wisdom Circle Legacy Circle in your estate plans, or would like more information about naming us as a beneficiary of a will, trust or financial account, please fill out the simple form below and we’ll be in touch!

Upcoming Retreats

Vajrayogini Retreat: Exploring the Sublime Path to Bliss

Elaine Jackson

April 29 - May 3, 2020
Level Strictly Highest Yoga Tantra Initiates Only (see "Prerequisites" sections below for further information on what is required.)   Silence Level Partial silence (we will ease into silence, depending on consensus.)   What is it? The Highest Yoga Tantra practice of Vajrayogini is held to be especially effective in “degenerate times” as it skillfully cuts through ignorance and cultivates profound wisdom, love and compassion. . In this 5-day retreat, through the power of meditation, we will delve into each of the eleven yogas of this practice,  in order to unpack its meaning. We will explore the many visualizations and experience the various positive…

Eight Pillars of Joy: Making the Most of Your Precious Life

Don Handrick and Emily Hsu

May 7 - 10, 2020
What is joy and how can we bring more of this precious quality into our lives and our world? This retreat offers a practical exploration of eight powerful insights into what brings us true joy, examined through the lens of wisdom shared by two of the most respected spiritual leaders in the world, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The course's content is based on a delightful and wide-ranging conversation between these two beloved elders that was published in 2016 and rapidly became an international bestseller: "The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World."

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  • Elaine Jackson, our resident teacher, has been in self quarantine with her partner Keith since the beginning of March. She is using this time for retreat and doing prayers for the center and all of us.  She shares this with you during this time. Walking......

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