• Heal Your Mind & Body at Dewa Spa

  • Study with World-Class Teachers

  • Practice in One of Our Unique Venues

  • Expand Your Awareness with Meditation

  • Go Hiking in the Catskill Mountains

  • Enjoy Delicious Nourishing Farm-to-Table Cuisine

  • Menla is a Project of Tibet House US,

    the Dalai Lama’s Cultural Center in NYC

Menla Online Offerings

In addition to our retreats, intensives and custom create-your-own getaways, Menla offers free online introductions and live streamed offerings via Zoom, YouTube and Facebook live. To learn more about our Menla Online events, access content you already have been given a password to, please visit the link provided through email or visit:


Introduction to Forest Bathing with Alex Gesse, Nicole Elmgart, Shirley Gleeson & Oskar Elmgart

In this webinar, you will learn to plan nature-based activities informed and supported by science, in a way that can enhance the holistic benefits of these experiences. We will touch on part one of the 5×5 Model, an exclusive tool by the Forest Therapy Institute, that will s...

Celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 85th birthday with Robert A.F. Thurman

His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is the spiritual and temporal leader of the Tibetan people. He was born on July 6, 1935 in a small village called Taktser in northeastern Tibet. Born to a peasant family, His Holiness was recognized at the age of two, in accordanc...

Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy as a Contemplative Practice with Elizabeth Nielson, PhD

After decades of stalled progress, a new wave of clinical research involving psychedelic compounds shows promising results for treating depression, addiction, PTSD, and other mental health conditions. Evidence shows that psychedelics given in clinical therapeutic settings can eng...

Friends of Fungi : An Introduction with John Michelotti

Preparing for your Mushroom Exploration   There are four times as many species of fungi than there are plants. We have described only 10% of the assumed 2+ million species of fungi on the planet, and the more we learn about them, the more we realize how essential and helpful...

Running Toward Mystery: Online with Tenzin Priyadarshi & Bob Thurman

“Venerable Tenzin’s story is utterly amazing, told with honesty and elegance. It is very inspiring for anyone seeking the truth of life, or even trying to find themselves. Once I started the journey with him, running away from home as a 10-year old to follow his vision, I...

Good Wise Sweet Love: Exploring Vimalakīrti Online Introduction with Bob Thurman

Good Wise Sweet Love : The Noble Teachings of Vimalakīrti with Bob Thurman

In this magical work, the elder layman, Vimalakirti, entertains and instructs a host of mendicant disciples and lay bodhisattvas and effectively shares his deep enlightenment and kind understanding. The work is characterized by humor, a radical and democratizing aspect, and an in...

Shamanic Journey Intensive: An Online Introduction with Isa Gucciardi Ph.D.

In these challenging times, a strong connection to inner guidance is more important than ever. The Shamanic Journey is a method of accessing inner wisdom through a meditative state. The Shamanic Journey has provided a path for shamanic practitioners to establish relationships wit...


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