The practice of Refuge is the very essence of the life of Buddhists everywhere. By taking and striving to keep Refuge Vows you commit to trying to live a life of great virtue. If we put effort into receiving the blessings of Buddhas, practicing the Dharma (Buddha’s teachings), and receiving help from Sangha (the community of other practitioners) then we are inside Buddhism. The practice of Dharma will lead you to experience greater inner peace and happiness and freedom from problems and enable you to help others find their own peace and freedom.

Gen Kelsang Tilopa will grant Refuge vows on Friday evening and lead participants in a short retreat on Saturday.

Vows Fri Oct 9, 7-8:30 pm

Retreat Sat Oct 10, 10 am, 12 pm, 2:30 pm.

email to inquire about attending in-person

Refuge Vow and Retreat
Refuge Vows