• $50.00 – Program Price

Date & Time Details: 10am-12pm: Teaching/Meditation 12pm-1:30pm: Lunch break. (Lunch will not be provided. You are welcome to bring your lunch and enjoy it on site or visit a nearby restaurant in San Rafael.) 1:30-4pm: Teaching/Meditation

Location: San Rafael, CA

Address: St Vincent's School 1 St Vincents Dr San Rafael, CA 94903

Pristine Mind Foundation

Payment Options: No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Please contact us if you need to make special arrangements.

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[Dharma December] A Daylong Meditation Retreat to Celebrate the New Year

With Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche

December 30, 2018

A Daylong Meditation Retreat to Prepare Mentally, Emotionally, and Spiritually for 2019

Join us to prepare for 2019 in this special “Dharma December” Daylong Meditation Retreat!

Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche will be leading this daylong retreat as part of our yearly “Dharma December” events to help us understand how to live with less stress, improve our relationships, and enjoy life more fully through meditation. In this daylong retreat, Rinpoche will provide teachings and guided meditations to help us bring the previous year to a close and prepare to meet all the experiences, challenges, and opportunities of the coming year from the perspective of a practical meditation practice. Join us for a wonderful opportunity to deepen your meditation and prepare for a mentally, emotionally, and spiritually fulfilling 2019 within a supportive community.


Local meditation master and author of Our Pristine Mind: A Practical Guide to Unconditional Happiness Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche is leading this daylong retreat on Sunday, December 30th from 10am – 4pm in San Rafael, CA.

We are pleased to be holding this event at St. Vincent’s School in San Rafael, California. There is ample parking available at this beautiful location right off Highway 101.

Beginners are welcome.

If you wish to pay by cash or check at the door, simply select “Personal Check” as your payment option.

There will be folding chairs and some cushions available. If you have your own cushion, or if you wish to have a pad, pillow, or blanket to place on top of your chair, please bring it.


Additional Dharma December Events:

December 2nd Meditation Teaching & Practice, 10-12am

December 16th Meditation Teaching & Practice, 10-12am



Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche
Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche is a meditation master and teacher residing in the San Francisco bay area of California. Rinpoche began his studies in Tibet with the great Jigmed Phuntsok Rinpoche, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest Dzogchen masters of the twentieth century. More…
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