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Long-time KDK student and resident, Tashi Velton's furneral arrangements have been finalized. On Saturday, April 1, at 9:45 a.m. friends will gather in the parking lot of Pacific Interment located at 1094 Yerba Buena Ave. in Emeryville. At 10 a.m. we will enter the building where we will perform the tradtional Chenrezig and Amitabah pujas. At the conclusion of those ceremonies, the body will be taken away and those who wish may join the traditional Chod offering ritual.
Lama Lodu Rinpoche leads the Eight Nyung Nes Retreat
Tuesday, May 23rd (Arrival Day)
Wednesday, May 24th (Torma & Prep Day)
Thursday, May 25th—Friday, June 9th —Eight Nyung Nes
Saturday, June 10th—Conclusion & Ganachakra Offering
KDK Retreat Land, Laytonville, CA
Tuition: $700 (KDK Members: $400)
Visit http://kdk.org/event_reg.html for online registration
Visit here for more information about the vows and the Nyung Nes practice.
Arrival Day: May 23rd (Tuesday) - Participants arrive and settle in. There are two compounds at the Mendocino retreat-land, Naro-ling and Nigu-ling. There are com- fortable cabins and rooms in the compound houses, which are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
Torma & Preparation Day: May 24th (Wednesday) - Altar preparation and torma day. There will be teachings and time for questions and discussion. Also, first-time students will receive empowerment. If you have not done Nyung Nes before, please notify us of this when you pre-register.
8 Nyung Nes Practice Days: May 25th—June 9th
Conclusion and Ganachakra Offering: June 10th
Pre-registration is absolutely required for this retreat. Please Email Deborah at email@example.com by May 1st. See the article earlier within this newsletter for more information about the vows involved with Nyung Nes practice.