Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM MDT
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Ewam and Garden of One Thousand Buddhas 
34756 White Coyote Road
PO Box 330
Arlee, MT 59821

Driving Directions 


Deborah Hicks 
Ewam Sang-ngag Ling 

Nature of Mind III: Immeasurable Qualities 
taught by Namchak Khen Rinpoche (Ngawang Gelek)
at the Garden of One Thousand Buddhas
Aree, MT
Sept 23, 2017 10am-5pm


Nature of Mind III: Immeasurable Qualities 

The true nature of mind is imbued with profound qualities of compassion.
We learn how to navigate our world with loving kindness, empathy, and wisdom.
Through relating with ourselves, we can learn to skillfully relate with others.


One day teaching $50 vegeterian lunch included

For general questions, please email Deborah Hicks at media@ewam.org or call 406.726.0555. 
For a complete schedule of teachings, please visit www.ewam.org


The retreat will be held in the Shrine room in Arlee, MT at the Garden of One Thousand Buddhas.


We provide a vegetarian lunch in the sangha house. 

Air and Ground Transportation

We are 30 minutes from the Missoula airport. There is a section on the registration form for you to list whether you need a shuttle from the airport and your flight details.  Depending on how many people are flying in for this retreat, you may have to wait at the airport for no more than an hour for your ride to limit the amount of trips back and forth.

If you are driving, here are directions to Ewam and the Garden of One Thousand Buddhas.

What to Bring

  • Layered clothing for hot days and cold nights, temperatures range anywhere from 10-50 degrees in Mar
  • Sunhats
  • We provide cushions, but please bring whatever makes you comfortable for meditation, paper, pencil
  • Sturdy shoes or hiking boots
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses
  • Refillable water bottle or thermos


To pay for the retreat you can either click on the Paypal link on the registration form, click on this link to pay with credit card, mail a check into Ewam or pay in person prior to the empowerment on Friday.  If you are interested in becoming a member please go to Ewam’s  membership homepage.

CANCELLATION AND NO SHOW POLICY: We understand that situations arise in which you must cancel your attendance. As we purchase food based on registered attendees, we request you provide more than 24 hours notice to cancel for a refund. Refunds will be charged applicable handling fees. We are unable to offer a refund for cancellations made less than 72 hours notice or for no show participants who have not made timely cancellation arrangements. We understand that certain unavoidable circumstances may cause you to cancel within 24 hours. Fees in this instance may be waived with management approval or credit for furture programs will be given. Payments made to Ewam in kind with no service or product received in return is a tax deductible donation made to a 501(c)3 charitable institution.