October 19 - October 23, 2020
Ian is a Daoist priest and teacher known for his clear articulation of traditional wisdom. With a background in poetry, painting, and philosophy, he brings precision and sensitivity to the language of the subtle and profound. He is the Abbot and Founder of the Northern Dipper Tem...
“It’s such an amazing and spiritual location–I came back feeling rejuvenated and recharged… It was so very special knowing the place belongs to the Dalai Lama! I loved our room. My favorite things were that there was no TV in the room, the beds were so comfortable, and it was so quiet and relaxing there with the windows opened. The grounds were amazing…”
“About a three-hour bus ride from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Menla. As the landscape changes from cityscape to mountains, and as you witness your cell phone signal strength dwindle to “no service,” you quite literally unplug yourself from the mundane hustle and bustle of everyday life back to simplicity of nature.”
“I love Menla! The views are gorgeous, the organic vegetarian food delectable, the staff professional and friendly and the program’s top flight!!”