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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.

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

RETREATS

Explore Meditation, Mindfulness, Yoga, and much more…

EXPERIENCE

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.

Retreats

Upcoming Retreats

Retreat Calendar

Full Presence Mindfulness

With Jack Petranker

October 17 - November 21, 2020
Ratna Ling invites you to embark upon a deep and profound journey into Full Presence Mindfulness, a practice that asks how we can bring about meaningful change in our lives by coming to know our own minds better.  Based on the works of Tibetan teacher Tarthang Tulku, Ratna Ling’s founder, Full Presence Mindfulness inspires us to surpass our self-created limits.

Living Wisely : Maintaining Balance and Meaning Under Modern Conditions

November 6 - December 18, 2020
How can we face our current challenges calmly, and develop the wisdom we need to live balanced, meaningful lives? Practical teachings from the Tibetan tradition guide us to self-knowledge and connect us to the inner heart of our being. Everyday life becomes a precious space of renewal and growth.

“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

Latest Blog Articles

Understanding Our Grief

Our world has dramatically changed. We are grieving. We are grieving the loss of our freedoms, a predictable future, and our lives before COVID-19. In this blog post we examine the 5 Stages of Grief to normalize our experiences, gain understanding and cultivate acceptance on our paths towards healing with Christine DeCristofaro, LMFT.

Breathe in Beauty 

Guided walking meditations in the coastal redwoods with Christine DeCristofaro. Walking meditation is meditation in action. When we do walking meditation, we are using the physical, mental, and emotional experiences of walking as the basis for developing greater awareness.

Ready to Escape? See Our Latest Ratna Ling Retreat Offerings.

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