Our resident teacher, Geshe Phuntsok Gyeltsen, will be giving refuge vows to new students who wish to incorporate the Dharma into their lives. Students who are interested in renewing their vows are also welcomed.
In addition to taking refuge in the Three Jewels, there are precepts which one takes. Depending on the teacher, you can take to one or more of these precepts or to all of them.
The vows are:
In addition to the refuge ceremony, Geshe Phuntsok will explain more on the Nyung Ne retreat which will start the following day and end on Monday morning. You can check out our link regarding the requirements to do the retreat, but those who do not qualify are still welcomed to stay and listen to the instructions.
For more information about taking the refuge as a Buddhist, you can click on the following information: