Legacy Circle

What is the Wisdom Culture Legacy Circle?

The Wisdom Culture Legacy Circle is an important new initiative created by Vajrapani Board Members and former Executive Director Fabienne Pradelle. The goal of the Legacy Circle is to protect the retreat environment and land of Vajrapani for many years to come by bringing together a group of people who choose to make a long-term commitment to Vajrapani. If you also believe that retreat centers are vital for meditators to grow in their practice and realizations, a Legacy Circle commitment could be your way to ensure future generations will get the support they need to grow.

 

What kind of commitments do you have in mind?

It depends on you. For some people it may be prayer commitments as recommended by Lama Zopa Rinpoche specifically for Vajrapani Institute’s Wisdom Culture Legacy Circle.

 

What’s your Gift Acceptance Policy?

Vajrapani Institute’s Gift Acceptance Policy outlines the guidelines involved in the gift process as well as the standards we uphold to evaluate various kinds of gifts for acceptance. You can review our Gift Acceptance Policy here.

 

I’m in. Who can I talk to?

If you have included The Wisdom Circle Legacy Circle in your estate plans, or would like more information about naming us as a beneficiary of a will, trust or financial account, please fill out the simple form below and we’ll be in touch!

Upcoming Retreats

Online Book Club – Vol 4: Following in the Buddha’s Footsteps

Venerable Gyalten Chimé

May 8 - June 26, 2024
When On Zoom Every Wednesday for 8 weeks 6:30 - 8:30pm Pacific Time Zoom Link will be sent a day before the Wednesday night class.     Prerequisites: None – Open to all students   It is recommended that participants read the first few chapters prior to the first Book Club session on May 8th.   About the Book This weekly online book gathering will feature facilitated conversation, discussion and meditation sessions with Buddhist monastic Venerable Chimé.   Delve into the substance of spiritual practice in this fourth volume of the Dalai Lama’s definitive series on the path to awakening,…

Nyung Nae Retreat

Venerable Charles

July 5 - 14, 2024
A “Not To Be Missed” Nyung Nae Retreat with Venerable Charles! “Nyung naes take such a short time, but brings strong purification. So many eons can be purified in this life; it makes it so easy to have attainments.” - Kyabjé Lama Zopa Rinpoche   Venerable Charles leads Nyung Nae retreats around the world, including 108 Nyung Naes annually in France.  We are humbled and honored to have Venerable Charles to lead this precious Nyung Nae retreat, our first since reopening after the pandemic.   If you have a wish to purify yourself quickly to develop your heart and mind…

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