40th anniversary of Dorje Ling Retreat Centre and Illusion Farm

The 40th anniversary of Illusion Farm and Dorje Ling Retreat Centre was held on 4-5 Feb 2017, immediately after the Mahamudra retreat, with Zasep Tulku Rinpoche attending. Lorinna Valley residents joined retreatants to feast, sing and dance the night away. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Building the gompa, 1977

The gompa (meditation hall) at Dorje Ling Retreat Centre was built using bullock teams led by legendary bullockies Henry Steers and Harold Riley. A log barn was built first as a practice run, then the gompa was built. Illusion Farm’s commune members helped the bullockies in the build. The shingles for the roof were all Read More …