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2019 Tergar Asia Annual Retreat I of II
8-day Retreat / Path of Liberation 5 in Korea


Take 8 days off from your mundane life, spend the time for the most important inner journey and make it the most worthwhile for this life!

With Mingyur Rinpoche’s meditation instructions, take lead of your own mind and be confident with its power.

On the meditation cushion in the retreat, be with yourself and to be true to your mind.


Programs and dates:

  1. 8-day Retreat. Check-in starts at 2:00p.m. on Oct 25 and program ends by noon on Nov 1.
    1) Joy of Living 1,2,3 Oct 25 – Nov 1, 2019
    2) Path of Liberation 1 & 2 Oct 25-Nov 1, 2019
  2. 5-day White Tara Retreat (PoL 5). Check-in at 2:00p.m. on Nov 1 and program ends by noon on Nov 5.
    Path of Liberation 5 Nov 1-5, 2019



From Incheon International Airport Terminal 1 to Hanwha Resort:
Shuttle buses will be arranged for retreatants on Oct 25 and Nov 1
12:00 am First shuttle
3:30 pm Last shuttle
Pick-up ONLY at Terminal 1 of Incheon International Airport
Tergar volunteer teams will greet and guide you.
Please sign-up in advance if you want to take this 3-hour bus ride.



Hanwha Resort, 228-33, Taegi-ro, Bongpyong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do, Republic of Korea.
Tel: +82-10-6202-8140



Mingyur Rinpoche will be teaching in English. Sequential Chinese mandarin translation is available. Simultaneous translations for Chinese Cantonese, Korean, Japanese and Indonesian can be received over the FM radio. (Please prepare your own FM radio)


Prerequisites and Qualifications for Registration: 

  1. Joy of Living program: no prerequisite, anyone can register.
  2. Path of Liberation 1 & 2:
    Must meet one of the following 3 prerequisites:
    • Have attended Joy of Living 1, 2, 3 and finished the homework of 175 hours of sitting meditation. Or,
    • Have completed the full Ngondro practices (4 common and 4 uncommon preliminary practices) in any lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Or,
    • Have had 5 years of meditation experience with daily practice and had done total 30 days of retreat with at least 6 hours of sitting practice daily.
  3. Path of Liberation 5 (White Tara): Have completed Path of Liberation 1 to 4 and completed the homework of Nectar of the Path, Ngondro or nature of mind practices (including 22 days of retreat according to Path of Liberation 1 to 4 with 6 hours of sitting practice daily).

For more details about the qualifications for Path of Liberation, please click:



 The registration fee will cover the following costs:

  1. Room and board at Hanwha Resort (7 nights or 4 nights)
  2. Dinner on the check-in day (first day) and breakfast and lunch on the last day. All vegetarian meals.
  3. Teaching Halls at the resort rental fee, audio and video equipment rental, administration and bus rental, etc.

Options of accommodation and fee for each individual registration:


For Lay Retreatants:



JoL 1-3 & PoL 1-2

per person

PoL 5

per person

Facilities in common areas Facilities come with the room
Ondol Room – Twin Sharing USD 560 USD 530 Washroom, Living room and Kitchen  
Single Room USD 750 USD 630 Living room and Kitchen Washroom
Suit USD 1,125 USD 820   Washroom, Living room and Kitchen


For Ordained Sangha


JoL 1-3 & PoL 1-2

per person

PoL 5

per person

Facilities in common areas Facilities come with the room
Ondol Room – Twin Sharing USD 465 USD 450 Washroom, Living room and Kitchen  
Single Room USD 570 USD 540 Living room and Kitchen Washroom
Suit USD 860 USD 700   Washroom, Living room and Kitchen


Room assignment is first-come-first serve based on student’s online registration form.

Tergar Asia reserves the rights for arrangement of special cases.


Maps of the apartments at the resort:

Registering the Retreats:

On-line Registration Dates:

From 12:00 noon on Jul 1 to 12:00 noon at Sep 20, 2019.
Registration link will be posted on Tergar Asia social media at 12:00 noon on Jul 1, 2019.
Registration will close as long as the space is filled.
Please stay tuned and register as soon as possible from 12:00 noon July 1, 2019.

Important notes for registration: 

  1. Registration and payment must be done online at Tergar Asia official website. Follow-up information will be posted accordingly. Please follow its Facebook, WeChat and Weibo.
  2. Tergar Asia reserves the right of assessment for whoever under 12 years old that registers the program. Parents must company their children under 12 years old and guarantee they don’t disturb others in the retreat. By all means, it’s the organizer’s call to terminate their retreat.
  3. “Admission Notice” will be sent to participants in the beginning of October.
  4. Tergar Asia reserves all rights to reject registration under special circumstances.

Registration Procedures:

Please carefully follow the steps below for online registration and making payment:

  1. Fill out the registration form, and click “Payment Notification”. System will automatically send payment information to you.
    If you pay by CREDIT CARD, you will receive a “payment notification by credit card”.
    If you pay by bank remittance, please upload the copy of your bank statement of remittance to “Payment Notification”, after this is done, the system will automatically send you a confirmation of your payment.
  2. If you haven’t received the notification next day, please check the spam or junk mail. Or please email to to contact the organizer.
  3. Registration and payment are successfully received by Tergar Asia, you will receive a confirmation email within 2 weeks. If you don’t receive the confirmation, please contact the finance department of Tergar Asia by email to
  • Your complete registration form is submitted online and payment is made fully, you’d be considered to be officially registered.
  • Please note that there’s 3-4% service charge for credit card or Alipay payment.
  • Please make sure you have entered your email address correctly.


Overdue Payment:

Overdue Payment will be considered as incomplete registration and the spot will be replaced.


Cancellation Rules:

Cancellation on and before Aug 31, 1/2 registration fee will be refund.
Cancellation on and after September 1, no refund.


Retreat Organizer: 

Tergar Asia Foundation


Any inquiry regarding the retreats organized by Tergar Asia in Korea, please email to

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