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Lama Rod Retreat (Hybrid)

Lama Rod Owens
August 14, 2024 - August 18, 2024


We want to make sure that you can mark your calendar right now if you’d like to attend this retreat with Lama Rod. It is a hybrid retreat with both residential and online attendance options. We will be adopting an initial application process for the residential component of the retreat instead of our usual registration procedure, because we will be holding some places for people who self-identify as BIPOC or LGBTQIA+. Please check back for a description of the retreat and the date on which the application process will begin

Typical Retreat Schedule

(All times are Eastern time zone)

First Day — Hybrid evening session begins around 7:00 pm. (see Residential info for check-in times)

Full-Day Schedule — Morning meditation 7:00 am; Breakfast break 8:30-10:00 am; Lunch break 12:00-2:00 pm; Dinner break 5:30-7:00 pm.

Last Day — The closing session typically ends by 12:00 pm.

These times are just for reference. An expanded schedule will be provided in pre-retreat information emailed during the week prior to the event.

Scholarships and Fellowships

Wonderwell Mountain Refuge strives to offer retreats in a manner that is inclusive for persons of all means. If the full retreat cost would create an undue financial burden, we encourage you to apply for a scholarship. Please visit this page on our website learn more about financial aid.

Depending on the type of work that you do, you may be eligible for a Hemera Contemplative Fellowship. Please click on this link for more information.

Please do not apply for financial assistance until after you have secured a place for the retreat.

Aug. 14-18, 2024. A more detailed schedule will be available closer to the retreat.



  • Benefactor Suite - $1,111
  • Private room with ensuite bath - $865
  • Private room with hall bath - $789
  • Shared room with ensuite bath - $585
  • Shared room with hall bath - $536
  • Women's or men's dorm - $452
  • Tent or Vehicle Camping - $405
  • Self-Contained Vehicle Campiing - $337
  • Commuter - $337

It is Natural Dharma Fellowship’s aspiration that no one be turned away from our teachings and retreats because they are unable to pay the full price. In order make our offerings affordable for all who wish to attend, we offer a three-level fee structure:

  • May All Beings Benefit! – $400
  • A Middle Way – $307
  • Held in Sangha Loving-Kindness – $215

About the Teachers

Lama Rod Owens

Visting Teacher, Dharma Dialogues Guest
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