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Fallen Leaf Lake Silent Retreat

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When

June 5-10, 2016

Where

Event Fee

$495 USD per person

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On Retreat with Gangaji  — The Effortless Path Home

A retreat with Gangaji is not a time to fix or change anything about yourself. Actually, it is a time to rest, a time to retreat from any stories you may be telling about yourself, or definitions and identities you have constructed in your imagination.  

With self-inquiry, Gangaji draws your attention away from your thoughts and into the direct experience of what is always here and who you truly are—peace itself, consciousness itself. In the willingness to retreat from your search for just one moment, you can profoundly realize you are already home, already free. This is the secret that lies at the heart of retreat.

Throughout the event, Gangaji offers you her deepest support and guidance in meeting yourself fully.

During our time on retreat…

We will meet with Gangaji twice a day to ask questions and share our reports. On silent retreat, we speak only during our meetings with Gangaji.  A retreat with Gangaji may also include silent meditation, chanting and video presentations.

The Fallen Leaf Lake Retreat takes place near South Lake Tahoe, at the Stanford Sierra Conference Center. Our group will have exclusive use of this special property.

Click here to watch a short slide show and hear Gangaji speak about silent retreat at Fallen Leaf Lake

Accommodations:
This is a residential retreat. Once you have registered with us for your tuition fee, you will need to book your accommodation and meal package directly with the Stanford Sierra Conference Center, using the form that will be sent to you in an email attachment. Please note that accommodation and meal registrations will be processed on a first-come first served basis. For information on accommodation and meal packages see below.

Special Needs:
While Stanford Sierra is able to provide housing and meals for most individuals with special needs, we need to know about them at least two weeks prior to the retreat in order for Stanford Sierra to have time to see if they can be accommodated. Please include relevant information on the Lodging and Meals Registration Form that you send to Stanford Sierra, and e-mail details to Events at the Gangaji Foundation.

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We use the Zoom platform to connect to our Online Meeting with Gangaji.  We know new technology can be challenging. Here are our recommendations for the best experience using zoom.

  • Go to zoom.us in advance and create a free account.
  • Download the zoom app on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
  • Start up the app then Sign in with your new account credentials.
  • Familiarize yourself with zoom and let us know if you have questions.

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Joining a Meeting With a Password

  1. If a meeting has a password associated with it, it will be shown on the page near the meeting link and meeting ID.
  2. When you click on the link and Zoom opens, it will ask you to enter the password.
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How to raise your hand

  1. If you would like to speak to Gangaji to raise your hand click on the participant icon.
  2. This opens the participant panel.
  3. Select Raise hand from the bottom of the panel.
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  1. If you would like to see Gangaji of the current speaker tap the top right icon to switch to Speaker View.
  2. To see all attendees you can switch back to Gallery View.
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How to turn on your video

  1. If Gangaji calls on you we will promote you to a panelist. This allows you to Start You Video.
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Joining a Meeting With a Password

  1. If a meeting has a password associated with it, it will be shown on the page near the meeting link and meeting ID.
  2. When you click on the link and Zoom opens, it will ask you to enter the password.
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How to raise your hand

  1. Tap anywhere on the screen to open the controls.
  2. Tap on the three dots More button in the top right.
  3. Click on the Raise Hand choice at the bottom of the menu that opens. 
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How to see Gangaji

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  2. In the upper left, tap on Speaker View.

How to turn on your video

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  2. If the video icon is the upper right has a red line through it, tap on it once to start your video so Gangaji can see you.

Joining a Meeting With a Password

  1. If a meeting has a password associated with it, it will be shown on the page near the meeting link and meeting ID.
  2. When you click on the link and Zoom opens, it will ask you to enter the password.
  3.  
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How to raise your hand

  1. If the Zoom interface is not visible, tap anywhere on your screen to make it appear.
  2. Tap on the three dots More menu at the bottom right.
  3. Tap on the Raise Hand option in the menu that opens.

How to see Gangaji

  1. If you would like to see Gangaji or the current speaker, swipe to the right on your screen until you see them. Depending on how many people are in the call, you may need to swipe more than once.

How to turn on your video

  1. If the Zoom interface is not visible, tap anywhere on your screen to make it appear.
  2. If you would like Gangaji and others to be able to see you click on the video icon to  Start Video.

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During this online program, your likeness will be visible to Gangaji and other participants. Additionally, the audio and video of this program will be recorded. Your entering this meeting is considered your consent for the recordings to be made and potentially used on the Gangaji website. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us by email at info@gangaji.org.

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During this online program, your likeness will be visible to Gangaji and other participants. Additionally, the audio and video of this program will be recorded. Your completed registration for this event is considered your consent for the recordings to be made and potentially used on the Gangaji website. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us by email before registering at info@gangaji.org.

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Before You Register for a Small Group Retreat…

Small Groups retreats are designed for those who want to take a deeper dive into self-inquiry with Gangaji. The size of the retreats is limited to 40 or 50 people, and they are not filmed or recorded. To support the intimacy and depth of each small group retreat, Gangaji asks that you fulfill a simple prerequisite by:

If you have already completed the prerequisite, please tell us how in the form below. For example, if you have attended an event, let us know the date and location.

Once you submit this form, you'll be able to refresh the page and register for the small group retreat you want to attend. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at info@gangaji.org