Announcements Issue

Volume 17, Number 6 / December 2017


Serenity Ridge NEW 40x40


A Photo Montage from Serenity Ridge

Beautiful 25th Anniversary Had by All

Enjoy this montage of photos from the 25th Anniversary and Fall Retreat at Serenity Ridge!

11 25thAnnposter01 Lamas atSerenityRidgefor25thAnnVisiting Bön lamas, from left: front row, Yangton Lama Tashi Gyaltsen Rinpoche, Lama Kalsang Nyima (Mexico), Geshe Denma Gyaltsen (Texas) Lama Tashi Gyatso, Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Khenpo Nawang Dorjee, Geshe Tenzin Yangton (Serenity Ridge), Geshe Yungdrung Gyatso (Poland); back row, Geshe Takla Tarwa, Geshe Nyima Kunchap, Lama Khyimsar Rinpoche02 TWR RobPatzig GabrielRoccoSR Oct2017Rob Patzig, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and Gabriel Rocco03 TWR GesheDenma Oct22Geshe Denma, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, and Geshe Denma's sister and niece04 Sang Oct22 201705 Sang group06 Geshe Denma group Sang07 GesheDenma TWR AlejandroChaoul Barbara Shreffler 25thAnn Geshe Denma, Alejandro Chaoul-Reich, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Barbara Shreffler08 BonLamas SR 25thAnn Geshe Gyatso Geshe Tenzin Yangton Denma Geshe Ogyal Lama Geshe Nyima Kunchap Yangton Lama Geshe Tashi Gyaltsen Lama Kalsang NyiVisiting lamas, from left: Geshe Yungdrung Gyatso, Geshe Tenzin Yangton, Geshe Denma Gyaltsen, Geshe Nyima Kunchap, Yangton Lama Tashi Gyaltsen Rinpoche, Lama Kalsang Nyima and Geshe Taklha Tarwa09 Lama Khemsar TWR1Lama Khyimsar Rinpoche andTenzin Wangyal Rinpoche10 LocalTibetansafterSangwithRinpocheGeshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Geshe Denma Gyaltsen with their families12 Altar for HH Lungtok Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche atSRAltar for the 33rd Menri Trizin, His Holiness Lungtok Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche13 His Holiness shrine photo by Geshe Yangton Oct. 2114 25thAnnLamasLigmincha resident lamas (from left) Lama Kalsang Nyima (Mexico), Geshe Denma Gyaltsen (Texas), Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Geshe Tenzin Yangton (Serenity Ridge, Virginia), Geshe Yungdrung Gyatso (Poland)Andrea 25thAnn 1Filmmaker Andrea Heckman and cameramanGesheDenma BobClark JohnJackson and son BarunBob Clark. Barun and John Jackson, and Geshe DenmaGompa with lights sanghaMarkDahlbyMark DahlbySalvadore Glidewing 25thAnnBob and Marina Felix (of GlideWing) with Salvador Espinosa (center)TonBisscheroux LourdesHinojosa FrankGeriGomezTon Bisscheroux, Frank Jeri and Lourdes HinojosaTWR smile 25th15 SerenityRidgeGompa with Lights17 CircumnambulatingGompaOct21forHH19 Gompa before 25th Ann commemoration17 SRGompa OfferingThanks 25thAnn18 MarcyVaughan 25thAnnivMarcy Vaughn speaks at October 22 gathering in the gompa20 Nampar Gyalwa-Fire offering ritualwithBonLamasNyampar Gyalwa fire offering ritual, photos by Polly TurnerTWR fire ritual21 Fire ritual G PT22 Fire ritual H PT25 Fire ritual E PT26 Fire ritual Oct. 22 TWR conch by PT26 Fire ritual of Nampar Gyalwa at SR Oct. 21 2017 PT at close of0D0A retreat27 RobPatzig giving tour of new building at SRRob Patzig gives tour of new building28 SR new building29 Group gathers for music mantras 25th AnnGroup gathers October 22 for music and mantra30 Tibetan children 25thAnniv31 TibetanKids perform 25thAnn at SRTibetan children sing mantras32 Tibetans sing mantras33 Jeff Fisher Kim Cary Jesse Scobie 25thAnniv1Jeff Fisher, Kim Cary and Jesse Scobie34 TWR GesheTenzinYangton25thAnniv.atSRGeshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and Geshe Tenzin Yangton35 Duncan preparations for commemoration 25th AnnDuncan Lewis helps in preparations36 Kathleen Michel tending gardenKathleen Michel tends flowers36 Surya help prepare gompaSurya helps prepare gompa37 Lamas preparing photo by Kevin HammerlseyPhoto by Kevin Hammersley38 Preparing Torma Geshe Kunchap Lama TashiYangton Lama Tashi Gyaltsen and Geshe Nyima Kunchap prepare torma39 Gompa sky40 SR Flags Drive41 PrayerFlagsatSR