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Envisioning 2021: Celebrate the New Year with Dharma, Yoga, Meditation, and Kirtan

December 29 - January 03, 2021

Dr. Nida Chenagtsang

SIMRIT

Jai Dev Singh

Sharon Salzberg

Krishna Das

Robert A.F. Thurman

Nena Thurman

Andrew Holecek

Michele Loew

Nina Rao

Alexander Mallon

Ring in the New Year!Following the 13-year old tradition of celebrating the Roman New Year in the magic garden secret valley of the Deep Blue Medicine Buddha, Menla Retreat and Spa Resort invites one & all to party and practice with Dharma, Yoga, Mantra, and Kirtan!Start the New Year off with twelve dear friends of Tibet House US | Menla: Dr. Nida, Yungchen Lhamo, Simrit, Jai Dev Singh, Sharon Salzberg, Krishna Das, Bob Thurman, Nena Thurman, Andrew Holocek, Michele Loew, Nina Rao, Alexander Mallon.Join us all ye seekers of reality, lovers of Mother Earth and all her precious sensitive beings!
ScheduleTuesday, December 29th
  • 2 - 3pm EST Panel Discussion - Alexander Mallon, Krishna Das, Jai Dev, Nina Rao, Simrit, Sharon Salzberg, Dr. Nida
  • 5 - 6pm EST Astrology Foundations - Alexander Mallon
  • 7:15 - 8pm EST Kirtan - Krishna Das
Wednesday, December 30th
  • Time TBD EST Morning Yoga - Jai Dev
  • 3 - 4:30pm EST Dharma Talk - Krishna Das & Robert Thurman
  • 7:30 - 8:30pm EST Goddess Power Hour - Simrit
Thursday, December 31st
  • 12 - 1pm EST Vajra Yoga - Michele Loew
  • 3 - 4:30pm EST Dharma Talk - Robert Thurman & Sharon Salzberg
  • 7 - 8:30pm EST Kirtan - Krishna Das
  • 11:15pm - 12am EST New Year Talk & Meditation - Jai Dev & Robert Thurman
  • 12 - 12:05am EST "Awakening” - Yungchen Lhamo
Friday, January 1st
  • 10 - 11:30am EST 2021 Astrology Forecast - Alexander Mallon
  • 12 - 1:30pm EST Yoga- Jai Dev
  • 3 - 4:30pm EST Dharma Talk - Robert Thurman & Jai Dev
  • 9am - 8pm EST 108 Hanuman Chalisa - Nina Rao
Saturday, January 2nd
  • 12 - 1pm EST Vinyasa Yoga - Michele Loew
  • 3 - 4:30pm EST Dharma Talk - Robert Thruman & Andrew Holocek
  • 7 - 8pm EST Kirtan - Nina Rao & Chandra
Sunday, January 3rd
  • 12 - 1:30pm EST Dharma Talk - Robert Thurman & Dr. Nida
  • 4 - 5pm EST Individual Astrology Readings - Alexander Mallon
  • 7 - 8pm EST Clearlight Yoga Nidra - Michele Loew
*Please note that schedule is subject to change. 

ABOUT THE TEACHERs

Dr. Nida Chenagtsang

Dr. Nida Chenagtsang is a traditional Tibetan physician and lineage holder of the Yuthok Nyingthig, the unique Vajrayana Buddhist spiritual healing tradition of Tibetan Medicine. Born in Amdo, in North Eastern Tibet, he began his early medical studies at the local Tibetan Medicin...

SIMRIT

Chart-topping and world renowned musician and vocalist, Simrit, has been studying and working with the science of sound and consciousness for two decades. Alongside her bands, Simrit creates vibrationally powerful and healing music to impact both positive internal & external chan...

Jai Dev Singh

Jai Dev Singh is a yogi and internationally renowned teacher. He is the founder and principal teacher of the Life-Force Academy - a global community for yogic teachings and practices with thousands of students in over 60 countries around the world. Jai Dev has also authored...

Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzberg is a pioneer in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. Sharon is the...

Krishna Das

Krishna Das is a Grammy-nominated chant artist and has sung with people all around the world for over 35 years. His music offers the practice of chanting mantras– mostly in the Indian tradition, with some Buddhist and Gospel infusions. By sharing his life experiences on the pa...

Robert A.F. Thurman

Robert Thurman is Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University as well as co-founder and President of Tibet House US and it's Menla Retreat & Spa. A world-wide lecturer on Tibetan Buddhism, activist for the plight of the Tibetan people, translator of Buddhis...

Nena Thurman

Nena is the Managing Director of Tibet House US and Menla Mountain Retreat. She was a successful fashion model in the 1950s and ’60s before becoming a psychotherapist. She has been married to Robert Thurman for over 40 years, and together they have raised four children, includi...

Andrew Holecek

Andrew Holecek has completed the traditional three-year Buddhist meditation retreat and offers seminars internationally on meditation, dream yoga, and the art of dying. He is the author of many books, including Preparing to Die: Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom From the Ti...

Michele Loew

Michele Loew is an international yoga teacher and the founder and director of The Yoga Space in Portland, Oregon.  She is known as a teacher’s teacher and is respected for her 200 Hr. & 500 Hr. Yoga Schools and her ability to combine Western knowledge of the body (anatomy & ph...

Nina Rao

Nina Rao learned traditional chants (bhajans) from her grandfather in a village in south India when she nine years old. The chants quietly stayed with her until she rediscovered chanting with Krishna Das in New York in 1996. For many years Nina has been Krishna Das' business mana...

Alexander Mallon

A celebrated astrologer and intuitive, Alexander Mallon has practiced for over 45 years, sharing his gifts with clientele spanning the globe, from NY to New Zealand. Alexander has been an avid telescope builder and amateur astronomer for nearly 50 years as well and incorporates h...

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