“On all sides there are dead bodies and blazing funeral pyres. In one hand he rattles a small drum, the symbol of fearlessness, and with the other he drinks wine from a skull cup, symbol of the great bliss. All around him are the dakinis, some dancing, some singing, some flying through the air, some encircled by rainbows, some embracing him…The atmosphere of the place is awe-inspiring and sublime, and the mood of the naked yogi is fearless and heroic.”
The Cremation Ground and The Celestial Maidens, Sangharakshita
Join us as we contemplate this dramatic and challenging scene of Padmasambhava, dwelling in the cremation grounds, surrounded by the dakinis.
Details and Timings
The retreat starts with dinner on the first day at 6:30pm and finishes on the final day at around 2:30pm.
Health and Hygiene
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