Stop.Breathe.Live – Amitabha Phowa
A Teaching Retreat by Former Abbot of Namgyal Monastery, Venerable Jhado Rinpoche & Singha Thekchen Namdrol Rinpoche
Date: 23 Nov to 26 Nov 2017
Venue: Thekchen Choling (Malaysia) at 691 Tai Hong Village, Kota Tinggi
Registration is now CLOSED.
Click here for the updated InfoSheet (Eng).
Click here for the SBL Offering form.
Stop. Breathe. Live. Retreat 2017 offerings are now available. You may offer at our front desk counter for the Namgyal Tongcho offerings* set, brocade for Namgyal Tongcho offering tables, tablet dedication for our dearly departed, karmic creditors or for longevity and prosperity, including auspicious hampers. These special offerings will be made during the Retreat and there’s limited quantity. Do not miss this opportunity to purify and accumulate extensive merits!
*Namgyal Tongcho offerings refer to the 1000 offerings to Namgyalma which will be made during the Namgyal Tongcho Puja (held during the Retreat). Namgyalma is the deity which is known to help remove obstacles to long life and to bring powerful purification for all sentient beings.
Invite your friends and family members to make these offerings together.
Standard Ticket: S$168
Discounted Ticket (For NSF & Senior Citizen 60 years & above & Students between 13 to 18 years old): S$100
Ticket price Include:
– Retreat attendance
– All Meals during the retreat (vegetarian)
– Bus transfer between TCCL SG1 & Retreat Venue/ KH Hotel/Cascada Hotel
– Bus Shuttle from KH Hotel3 /Cascada Hotel to Retreat Venue
Please note that dormitory accommodation are fully taken up. All registrations now will be require hotel booking.
Please arrange for your own accommodation. You may book hotels at Kota Tinggi through online portals like www.booking.com or www.agoda.com.
The recommended hotels to book are:
Kota Heritage Hotel
No 11 – A Jalan Seri Warisan 1, Kota Heritage Commercial Center, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia
Phone: +60 7-883 3866
Rest Inn Hotel
1-4, Jalan Abdullah, Pekan Kota Tinggi, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia
Phone: +60 7-882 7777
41 , Jalan Kolam Air, Taman Medan Indah, Pekan Kota Tinggi, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia
Phone: +60 7-880 1888
1. Are there ID or minimum age requirements to participate in the retreat?
Yes, there is age limit for the retreat, from 13 years old onwards. There is no need to have taken refuge to be able to attend the retreat.
2. What are my transport options for getting to and from the event?
a) From Singapore: 2 way bus transport will be provided between Thekchen Choling Singapore (TCCL SG) and the Retreat Venue / Kota Heritage Hotel (KH Hotel) & Cascada hotel. Bus will depart on 23 Nov 2017 at 7pm from TCCL SG to Retreat Venue / KH Hotel/Cascada hotel. Bus will return on 26 Nov evening from Retreat Venue to TCCL SG.
b) Within Kota Tinggi, Malaysia: A shuttle service will be provided between KH Hotel, Cascada Hotel and the Retreat Venue. Timing will be dependent on the retreat schedule.
During registration, please make sure to indicate whether you need to take the bus and/or the shuttle. If you do not indicate this, we will assume you do not need transport and make your own transport arrangement.
3. Can I park at the Retreat Venue if I come by my own means?
Unfortunately, due to some construction works at the Retreat Venue, you will not be able to park at the Retreat Venue and you will need to park outside of the Retreat Venue (at your own risks). We encourage participants to take the bus and shuttle provided instead (ref. item 2 above).
4. What are my accomodation options?
All our dormitory tickets have been sold out already. Please arrange for your own accommodation (for hotels, you can book online via Agoda or any other booking website). Recommended hotels are Kota Heritage Hotel, Rest Inn Hotel and Hotel Cascada. However, we will provide complimentary shuttle service (timing based on retreat schedule) between the Retreat Venue and Kota Heritage Hotel & Cascada Hotel.
The recommended hotels are:
Kota Heritage Hotel No 11 – A Jalan Seri Warisan 1, Kota Heritage Commercial Center, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia Phone: +60 7-883 3866
Rest Inn Hotel 1-4, Jalan Abdullah, Pekan Kota Tinggi, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia Phone: +60 7-882 7777
Hotel Cascada 41 , Jalan Kolam Air, Taman Medan Indah, Pekan Kota Tinggi, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia Phone: +60 7-880 1888
5. What type of food will be served during the Retreat?
Vegetarian food will be served.
6. What do I need to bring to the retreat? What do I need to wear during the retreat?
Click Here for the InfoSheet (Eng).
7. Is my ticket transferrable?
We regret to inform you that your ticket is not transferable/assignable to any other person.
8. How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You may email to: email@example.com
– “TCCL SG” means Thekchen Choling (Singapore), 2 Beatty Lane, Singapore 209945.
– “Retreat Venue” means Thekchen Choling (Malaysia), Lot 691 Tai Hong Village Kota Tinggi 81900 Johor Malaysia.
– “KH Hotel” means Kota Heritage Hotel, No 11 – A Jalan Seri Warisan 1, Kota Heritage Commercial Center, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia [participants to self-book hotel at agoda.com or any other booking website]