Nalanda West in Seattle
  • $600.00 – Program Price

Date & Time Details: Retreat starts on Sunday October 13 from 4-6pm Continues Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm

Location: Nalanda West

Address: 3902 Woodland Park Ave N #7929, Seattle, WA 98103, USA

Contact: Greg Patenaude

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Annual Dzogchen Retreat

With Younge Khachab Rinpoche

October 13 - 19, 2024

Join Venerable Younge Khachab Rinpoche for the Annual Dzogchen Retreat

Immerse yourself in an extraordinary opportunity to receive teachings and practice with Rinpoche in a serene and intimate setting. Rinpoche invites all his students to partake in the annual Dzogchen retreat, an invaluable chance to deepen your practice and engage profoundly with rare and precious teachings.

Dzogchen Semde (Mind Series) and Vajrasattva Empowerment

Rinpoche will start the retreat with teachings on Garab Dorje’s Three Statements that Strike the Vital Point and Jnanasutra’s Four Ways of Resting. He will then be giving the Vajrasattva empowerment from the Garab Dorje Nyingtik, as well as providing Dzogchen practice instructions from the Dzogchen Semde tradition.

The retreat will offer a supportive environment to put these teachings into practice as well as ample time for questions and clarification. This retreat presents a rare opportunity to learn these invaluable teachings under Rinpoche’s direct guidance.

Retreat Schedule:

  • Starts: Sunday, October 13, from 4 PM to 6 PM
  • Continues: Monday to Saturday, 8 AM to 5 PM

Lodging Accommodations:

  • Onsite Lodging: Not available.
  • Shared Housing: Options available through AirBNB and other arrangements. Attendees interested in shared housing should opt-in during registration and contact Greg Patenaude as soon as possible at
  • List of local hotels

Participant Responsibilities:

  • Participants are responsible for their food, lodging, and travel to the retreat.
  • Lunch and coffee/tea service will be provided daily and are included in the retreat.

Retreat Cost: $600

Translator: Erik Drew


Younge Khachab Rinpoche
Younge Khachab Rinpoche is a highly accomplished Dzogchen master and non-sectarian, or Rime scholar. He was educated at Ganden Jangtse Monastery where he received his Geshe degree. He was also appointed as the Khenpo of the Kagyu Monastery Thagten Nyingje Ling in Boudhnath where he taught for several years. He has studied widely with the top masters in the Kagyu, Nyingma, Gelug, Sakya and Bon traditions. Rinpoche’s style of teaching is direct, warm and engaging, extensive yet practical. He is accessible and takes a personal interest in his students’ progress. Rinpoche currently makes his home in the United States.
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