eSangha Retreat 2023

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eSangha Retreat
at Diamond Mountain Retreat Center

with Dr. Tucker Peck & Upasaka Upali
Retreat: November 10-19, 2023

Peck Tucker
Peck Tucker

Dr. Tucker Peck is a meditation teacher and Clinical Psychologist. He studied meditation with Sharon Salzberg and then with Upasaka Culadasa.  A former professor, he is the founding director of the scholarship fund Open Dharma Foundation, and co-host of the podcast Teaching Meditation.  He lives in Alameda, California, an island in the San Francisco Bay.





Upasaka Upali
Upasaka Upali

Upasaka Upali is a Dharma teacher who aims to demystify meditation, provide tangible instruction, and create a rewarding experience for practitioners. Upali received transmission in a lineage that can be traced back to the Buddha through Namgyal Rinpoche (Ananda Bodhi), and he took his Upasaka vows in 2015. He has a degree from St. Olaf College and has studied Dharma and meditation with Tucker Peck, Ph.D. and Upasaka Culadasa. He was a founding member of the Open Dharma Foundation and also served as its founding Executive Director. He is currently the co-host of the podcast Teaching Meditation.



Friday, November 10, 2023 – 2:00pm*

*If you need a ride to Diamond Mountain from Tucson, please arrive in Tucson no later than 12:00pm

Sunday, November 19, 2023 – 10:00am

Retreat Registration fees include your accommodation and 3 vegetarian meals per day (Early Bird Prices valid till August 10, 2023).

  • Dorm Room: $729
  • Shared Room: $900
  • Private Room: DELUXE $1,216
  • Private Room: PREMIUM $1,401
  • Private Cottage: MODEST $1,401
  • Private Cottage: DELUXE  $1,648
  • Private Cottage: PREMIUM $1,797

Dorm rooms accommodate 4 guests and have bunks beds (Twin). Shared rooms accommodate 2-3 guest and have Twin or Twin XL beds. (If you are 6 feet or taller, we highly recommend requesting a Twin Xtra Long bed) Private rooms accommodate 1 guest. Kitchen and Bathroom facilities are shared with your housemate. Private Cottages accommodate 1 guest. Kitchen and Bathroom facilities are not shared with anyone else.

Most of our eco-friendly houses retreat include 12-volt solar electricity, composting toilets and passive solar design which allows them to naturally stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. Please check out our houses here.

7:00am Wake up
7:15-8:00 Sit
8:00-8:45 Breakfast
8:45-9:15 Walk
9:15-10:00 Group Sit
10:00-10:30 Walk
10:30-11:15 Sit
11:15-11:45 Walk
11:45-12:45 Sit
12:45-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-2:00 Walk
2:00-2:45 Group Sit
2:45-3:30 Exercise
3:30-4:30 Sit
4:30-5:00 Walk
5:00-5:45 Group Sit
5:45-6:15 Walk
6:15-7:00 Dinner
7:00-7:30 Walk
7:30-8:45 Dharma Talk
8:45-9:30 Walk or Sit
9:30-10:15 Sit

Registration fees are refundable:

  • 50% refundable up to 3 months
  • 25% refundable from 3 months – 1 month
  • 0% for the last month

You are welcome to request an exception to this policy.

Diamond Mountain is committed to protecting the life, health, and wellbeing of all beings and visitors in particular. To this end, we have developed and follow health and hygiene practices outlined here. And here our COVID policy for groups.

We would like you to know the rules, the Do’s & Don’ts. Please let us know if you have any questions, we are happy to answer, and if there are any concerns from your side – maybe we find a solution! Let’s talk.