Annual Shamatha Retreat
Led by Tulku Jigme Rinpoche
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday
Lunch Provided both days
Fruit, tea, and snacks available at all times
Shamatha meditation—mindfulness or concentration—is the foundation of Buddhist practice. The purpose of shamatha meditation is to stabilize the mind.
Venerable Tulku Jigme Rinpoche is a reincarnated Tibetan Buddhist meditation and philosophy teacher who serves as the director and co-founder of Palmo Center for Peace & Education and Eugene Sakya Center. He has been traveling and teaching in Buddhist Centers and Universities from North America to Asia and Europe for more than 10 years. He has participated in panel discussion with leading psychologists, philosophers, and religious leaders and has organized and hosted the historic visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and other thought leaders in Eugene, Oregon. With a unique blend of eastern and western perspectives, he teaches with clarity, insight and humor relevant to the western mind.