Remembering Our Hearts

Discovering Natural Ease, Clarity, and Warmth

Tim Olmsted

August 4-6, 2017

Friday-Sunday, 2 nights

See below for
accommodation rates.


Program Description

What is the essential message of the Buddha and wisdom teachers of the ages? That the very qualities we yearn for and work so hard to develop in ourselves are immediately present as the essence of our being. In other words, the path of awakening doesn’t demand that we change who we are but simply recognize our abiding nature.

In this retreat, Tim Olmsted guides us through the full arc of this journey, from the settling of our minds through meditation, to the fruition of the path as a deep appreciation of our life, the world we live in, and the people meet—even the most difficult ones.

Tim is an internationally renowned meditation teacher and former director of Gampo Abbey, an important Western Buddhist monastery founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in Nova Scotia, Canada.

During this guided retreat, you will:

  • Reconnect with the natural ease, clarity, and warmth that you seek
  • Enrich—or begin—your meditation practice and experience
  • Learn and practice with a respected teacher who has studied with some of the greatest Buddhist teachers of our time.

This deeply enriching weekend—open to everyone new and experienced meditators alike—combines meditation instruction and practice with teachings and discussions. It is for anyone seeking to deepen self-understanding and experience meditation and timeless wisdom in order to live heartfully and mindfully.

Why Attend?

  • Relax and still the mind to engage profoundly with the natural essence of your being.

  • Experience new depth in meditation through discussion and practice with an internationally respected senior teacher.

  • Learn to feel at ease with all that comes up in life, including the people and circumstances that feel most challenging.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

  • Special Interest to

    Those in the helping professions.

Program Faculty

Tim_Olmstead_2015hs-webTim Olmsted

Former director of Gampo Abbey, Tim Olmsted has been studying Buddhism for more than 35 years. He met his first teacher, the…



Accommodations, meals, and campus activities rates, per person, for all program nights:

Pod: $280
Standard single: from $390
Standard double: from $360
Traditional: from $420
Suite: from $700

Taxes apply.

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