George Wiegand

George Wiegand has been a student of our Founder Tarthang Tulku and a full-time volunteer in Nyingma organizations for more than 30 years, as a chef, baker, kitchen manager, temple builder, book binder, and pressman.  He has a Master’s of Education in Counseling and has worked as an educator and counselor in several high school systems.  His hobbies include bread baking, basketball, and choir singing.

Events with George Wiegand

Saturdays at Ratna Ling - An April Day Retreat
April 8, 2023

Join us at 9:30 on the second Saturday of each month for meditation instruction and a delicious vegetarian lunch. We have created a series of weekend day-retreats for those who can’t spare an entire weekend to get away. It is also a wonderful time to bring a friend to experience Ratna Ling.   We are offering a day of respite on our sacred land,  when you can leave busyness behind and return home renewed. February…

Starting Anew - A Meditation Retreat for the New Year
January 5 - 7, 2024

Imagine your new year and as you imagine this coming  new year. How do you want to show up for yourself, your loved ones, and your coworkers?  Here, you can take the time to reflect on your thoughts, words, and actions, and learn to create spaciousness in your mind.  Through meditation, you can become more aware of your patterns that drive and motivate your actions.  This January retreat is designed for you to get to…