Join Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche for a Weekend Retreat on Wise Compassion

Dear friends of Karmapa Center 16,

Treasury of Knowledge and the Contemplative Resource Center (CRC) are extremely happy to extend an early invitation to you for a weekend retreat with our precious teacher to deepen your dharma practice.

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche will be teaching a weekend retreat titled Wise Compassion: Navigating Dark Times with a Courageous Heart Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22, 2023.

The retreat with Rinpoche will be held live in San Antonio, Texas, and simultaneously available worldwide via Zoom. The teachings will be simultaneously translated into Chinese and Spanish.

Join us as we immerse ourselves in the profound teachings on merging our compassion with deep wisdom that creates skillful action. Guided by the wisdom of Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, this weekend offers an opportunity for deepening our practice and sangha connections.

We have very limited spots available for the in-person program (and hotel rooms) and wanted to give you the first access to register. Please don’t wait.

Event Details:

Date: Friday evening, October 20 through Sunday afternoon, October 22, 2023

Location: Live in San Antonio, Texas, and via Zoom

Registration Fee: In-person $305 (includes a vegetarian lunch each day, value $60), Online $195

Hotel Discount: We have negotiated a steep discounted rate of $119/night (standard rates are$183/night)at our designated hotel, accessible once you register. We have limited rooms available, so please grab your hotel room once you register.

How to Register:

Secure your spot for the in-person or online experience.

Navigating Dark Times with a Courageous Heart with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

Once you register, you will receive your confirmation with hotel location and link with special room rates.

We look forward to sharing this time of wisdom and contemplation with you, whether in person or online.

Hope to see you in the course,
Karmapa Center 16

PS: Please feel free to reach out to CRC at if you have any questions or need assistance with your registration.