What to Bring

When You Come for a Retreat at Lerab Ling

  • If you need translation, headphones with a 3mm jack
  • The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying and your other study books related to the theme of the retreat.
  • Your practice books
  • Clothes you can layer, to handle different weather conditions (Don’t forget a warm jacket, socks, sweater, and thermal underwear)
  • Waterproof shoes that are appropriate for rough terrain
  • Shawl or other cover for the Temple
  • Raincoat and umbrella
  • Smart clothes for special occasions
  • Mug, thermos
  • Personal medication, and if necessary, medicines for allergic reactions to insect stings
  • If you have difficulty walking, bring a cane
  • Meditation cushion
  • Notebooks, pens and pencils, and a special book for noting insights you may have during the retreat

When You are Staying On Site at Lerab Ling

  • Hot water bottle
  • Torch
  • For campers in personal tents: warm sleeping bag, mattress, and bath towel
  • For platform tents: extra blanket and a bath towel (mattress, pillow, sheets, and blankets are provided)
  • For rooms: an extra blanket (mattress, pillow, sheets, blankets and bath towel are provided)

Fire Prevention Please do not bring candles, incense, or camping stoves.

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