Step into the Land of Treasures
Retreats for Mind, Body, and Spirit.

Ratna Ling Retreat Center is guided by the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, and we are open to all people looking to find inner strength and spiritual peace. we are located in the coastal redwoods of Sonoma County, a spectacular 90-mile drive north of San Francisco. Our retreats offer you the opportunity to experience beauty and quiet, in elegant private cottages, each with an expansive view of the surrounding countryside, complete with deer, wild turkeys, rabbits and quail.


Grounded in the Tibetan Buddhist Wisdom Tradition, and open to all.


Explore Meditation, Mindfulness, Yoga, and much more…


14 Elegant Cottage Suites with Sweeping Views Await your Arrival

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Visiting Ratna Ling

Situated on 120 acres of beautiful redwoods, Ratna Ling Retreat Center was built for relaxation, quiet time and spiritual practice, away from the demands of modern life. Since 2009, Ratna Ling has hosted guests from all around the world.


Upcoming Retreats

Retreat Calendar

The Wordless Way – A Mindfulness & Writing Retreat

With Jonah Willihnganz and Andrew Todhunter

June 13 - 18, 2023
The retreat will blend creative practice, contemplation, and engagement with the natural environment. Over the course of five days, participants will learn elements of writing craft, including a series of pre-writing and writing practices that clear mental chatter, enhance awareness, and deepen access to the imagination.

Summer Yoga Retreat in the Redwoods

With Jack Workman

July 14 - 16, 2023
This is a perfect retreat for yoga students of all levels looking to deepen their practice with Jack's pragmatic and lighthearted approach to yoga, which emphasizes alignment and practical ways to approach more advanced poses.

You Belong – A special retreat for LGBTQ+ friends and allies

With Damian Quinn

August 11 - 13, 2023
We welcome Guest Teacher Damian Quinn (she/they/he) to offer our first ever LGBTQ+ retreat! Carve out a weekend for yourself to be with Queer family, open your heart, practice yoga + meditation in the California redwoods, and celebrate the multiplicity + fluidity of all beings. Come home to our yoga, meditation + play retreat: YOU BELONG.

Appreciation: The State of Joy

With Rosalyn White, Tara Ristau and Janet Smith

August 25 - 27, 2023
Drawing from the teachings of Tarthang Tulku, a modern Buddhist teacher and author, and founder of Ratna Ling, as presented in his book, Caring, these practices are powerful ways to unlock our inner treasures of calm, balance and deep caring.

The Love of Beauty: A Meditation Retreat in Nature

With Maria Helena Kubrusly

September 15 - 17, 2023
“The Natural Environment will readily support a more beautiful inner life. From each tree and flower, we can learn how to receive nourishment through the senses and allow the nectar of sensory beauty to fill the heart to overflowing.” -Tarthang Tulku, Lotus Mandala, p.49   Take a breath of fresh air, and let the beauty of Nature inspire your inner beauty... In this retreat, we will explore the beauty of trees, plants, animals, the sky,…

Winter Rituals: A Yoga and Cacao Retreat

With Natalie Colvin and Sprout Sera Sagrada

December 8 - 10, 2023
COVID POLICY: For your safety and ours, we require proof of vaccination AND negative test result from all visitors to Ratna Ling Retreat Center. We wish to provide peace of mind for all of our residents and guests. As the season turns to more darkness and cold, our bodies naturally long to retreat inward.  December is a time to reflect on what has transpired in the year and process all of the emotions and experiences…

True Nature: A Yoga Retreat for the New Year

With Leila Swenson

January 19 - 21, 2024
We welcome Guest Teacher Leila Swenson of San Francisco to offer a yoga retreat to welcome the new year! Join Leila Swenson for a peaceful and heartwarming weekend of simply being. Among the tranquil and natural beauty of coastal redwoods, a sanctuary of peace and wellness awaits you. With nature's wonder as inspiration, this retreat in the New Year is an invitation to renew, awaken, and commit to your practice. With opportunities for both solitude…

The Joy of Yoga

With Patricia Becker

March 8 - 10, 2024
Bathe in the joy of yoga with stretching and strengthening poses as well as breath awareness meditation. Expect a playful practice of self-acceptance and exploration at the beautiful Ratna Ling. 

Spring Renewal Yoga Retreat

With Dariece Warren

March 22 - 24, 2024
Book now and get $100.00 off listed prices. Offer valid until Nov 22, 2023.
We welcome back Guest Teacher Dariece Warren, Owner of Vallejo Yoga, to host a retreat that will enliven and awaken you! Let go of the heaviness of winter and welcome in the energy of the spring season! Using mindful movement and alignment based yoga flow we will release tension and clear out stagnant energy to raise our vibration. We will ground ourselves using restorative yoga, pranayama, chanting, and meditation.  The sacred land and beauty of…

“A beautiful and serene retreat center. The setting is breath-taking. The food is delicious and the accommodations are clean, comfortable and exquisitely designed. A wonderful getaway to truly relax and escape from it all.”

– Beth Berlin-Stephens, a Google review

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