Tibet House Menla Retreats

Basic Stay 2017

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Mother's Day Family Getaway Retreat 2017

Mother’s Day Family Getaway

May 12 - 14, 2017
Menla

Join us this spring for the celebration of mothers. Enjoy a relaxing family getaway in our hidden Catskill mountain valley. We are excited offer a weekend full of activities such as family yoga, guided woods walks and a scavenger hunt for guests of all ages.  Children under six join us for free and guests ages […]

Friends of Fungi Mushroom Retreat

Friends of Fungi: A Hiking, Foraging + Mushroom Cultivation Retreat

With John Michelotti and Mark Jones

May 12 - 14, 2017

Friends of Fungi: Cultivating and Foraging for Medicinal and Edible Mushrooms Kingdom Fungi: mushrooms and fungal allies for life. Fungi are the grand molecular recyclers of life on our planet. In the dynamic continuum, fungi provide a way for carbon and nutrients from dead animals and plants to fulfill the cycle and re-enter the web […]

Spring Spa Getaway 2017

Menla Cleanse Getaway

May 17 - 21, 2017
Menla Mountain Retreat

This special spring Getaway features Menla’s signature detox cleanse, designed by Jill Pettijohn to clear your body of toxic residues, rest your digestive tract, and boost your immune system — all in a way that is easy to learn and integrate into your life after you return home. Our unique recipes have been developed to […]

Volunteer Forest Resotration Retreat

Forest Ecology Restoration Retreat

May 18 - 21, 2017
Menla Mountain Retreat Center

Menla Volunteer Forest Ecology and Trail Restoration Weekend with the Menla Staff   In the days when Menla’s pristine land was owned by the Pathwork Center, an extensive web of trails allowed guests to experience the serenity and natural splendor of hiking all around our magical forests. One of our long-term goals is to restore […]

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Forest Ecology Restoration Retreat Part 2

June 1 - 4, 2017

Menla Volunteer Forest Ecology and Trail Restoration Weekend with the Menla Staff   In the days when Menla’s pristine land was owned by the Pathwork Center, an extensive web of trails allowed guests to experience the serenity and natural splendor of hiking all around our magical forests. One of our long-term goals is to restore […]

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Ku Nye Massage: Therapies from the Tibetan Science of Healing

With Eric Rosenbush

June 9 - 14, 2017

The Healing Science of Tibet includes a vast ocean of therapeutic techniques, capable of restoring health, treating disease and rejuvenating the body. As the bodywork system of Tibetan Medicine, the art of Ku Nye Massage is based on the philosophy and yogic science of Tantric Buddhism. This lineage has been passed down through millennia within […]

Tibetan Secrets of Longevity

Tibetan Secrets of Longevity: Ancient Practices for Increased Health & Long Life

With Dr. Nida Chenagtsang and Robert AF Thurman

June 14 - 18, 2017
Menla Mountain Retreat

The Yuthok Nyingthig (Tib. གཡུ་ཐོག་སྙིང་ཐིག་), the ‘Heart Essence of Yuthok’, composed by Yuthok the Younger, the great 12th Century Tibetan yogi-physician is a complete cycle of Vajrayana Buddhist practice, beginning with the preliminary practices (Tib. སྔོན་འགྲོ་ “ngöndro”) and progressing through the development and completion stage practices to the highest practices of Mahamudra and Dzogchen. It […]

Buddha & The Yogis 2017

Buddha & the Yogis

With Robert AF Thurman and Richard Freeman

July 16 - 23, 2017

While enlightenment in Mahayana Buddhism and Vedantic Hinduism is described as indescribable, it is evoked as experiencing the infinite universe as your very own body (Dharmakaya), while still energetically maintaining your effortless continuity of wisdom and compassion to help other beings also discover their own liberating oneness. The doorway to such enlightenment is a critical […]

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Buddha & the Yogis (Weekend)

With Robert AF Thurman and Richard Freeman

July 21 - 23, 2017
Menla Mountain Retreat

While enlightenment in Mahayana Buddhism and Vedantic Hinduism is described as indescribable, it is evoked as experiencing the infinite universe as your very own body (Dharmakaya), while still energetically maintaining your effortless continuity of wisdom and compassion to help other beings also discover their own liberating oneness. The doorway to such enlightenment is a critical […]

Anxiety, Depression & Addiction: Buddhist Psychological Insights for Mental & Spiritual Health in the Modern World with Mark Epstein, M.D. & Robert AF Thurman

Anxiety, Depression & Addiction: Buddhist Psychological Insights for Mental & Spiritual Health for Modern World

With Mark Epstein, M.D. and Robert AF Thurman

August 18 - 20, 2017
Menla

In his earliest teachings, the Buddha put forth an Eight Fold Prescription for mental and spiritual health. The most spiritual of the world’s psychologies and the most psychological of the world’s religions, Buddhism can best be approached as a set of treatments for mental and emotional dis-ease. At the heart of the Buddha’s method lies […]

Real Love: Buddhist & Bhakti Practices of the Heart

With Krishna Das, Sharon Salzberg and Robert AF Thurman

September 21 - 24, 2017

Join Sharon Salzberg and Krishna Das for a weekend immersion exploring a world of great possibility in Real Love: The Power of the Loving Heart. These two friends and colleague bring a lifetime of experience nurturing a greater capacity for love rooted in both the Buddhist and Bhakti traditions. In this weekend retreat, they offer […]

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Menla Cleanse Getaway

October 2 - 8, 2017
Menla Mountain Retreat

This special fall Getaway features Menla’s signature detox cleanse, designed by Jill Pettijohn to clear your body of toxic residues, rest your digestive tract, and boost your immune system — all in a way that is easy to learn and integrate into your life after you return home. Our unique recipes have been developed to […]

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Shamans & Siddhas Meeting at the Crossroads of Shamanism & Tantrism

With Isa Gucciardi and Robert AF Thurman

October 5 - 8, 2017
Menla Mountain Retreat

This retreat focuses on the traditions of the “psychonauts,” explorers of the subtle realms of dream, death, and all “between” states. Such people are known as “shamans” in indigenous traditions and as “siddhas” or “adepts” in Buddhist and Hindu Tantric traditions. Isa Gucciardi joins Robert Thurman in exploring the deep and vast dimensions of these […]

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Sufi Dance of Oneness

With Banafsheh Sayyad

November 3 - 5, 2017
Menla Mountain Retreat

Listen! and allow this listening to lead you into movement and a dance that opens your heart and kindles your creative fire. Sama, the Sufi Dance of Oneness, is a central devotional practice of Sufism, the path of Love. If you long to meditate with movement and feel drawn to truly ground your spirituality in your […]