Retreat in Retreat

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Diamond Mountain Retreat Center
3209 S Old Fort Bowie Rd. Bowie, Arizona 85605

April 12-21, 2024

Retreat in Retreat

In-Person @ Diamond Mountain

A co-production by the Asian Classics Institute and Diamond Mountain

We are excited to offer the 46th installment of our journey through the Liberation in Our Hands.

Diamond Mountain Retreat Center and Asian Classics Institute are proud to announce the STEPS ON THE PATH RETREAT, April 12-21, 2024 with Geshe Michael Roach at Diamond Mountain Retreat Center in Bowie, Arizona, USA, and ONLINE for all the participants worldwide. Be ready for Retreat in Retreat! We will put special attention on going into mini-deep-retreat during the middle of our time together.

There will be a precourse in March to prepare your mind, body, and to-do list for retreat. Registration is opening soon.

*** Come celebrate Diamond Mountain’s 20th anniversary with us! ***


When: Friday April 12 – Sunday 21, 2024 (check-in: 1-4pm)
What is included: Housing (including linen and towels), 3 meals/day (breakfast, lunch and take-home dinner), access to the recordings and materials of online package
What is NOT included: transfer from Airport Tucson to Diamond Mountain. If you need a shuttle please add “shuttle” during registration and plan to arrive at Tucson BEFORE 9am on April 12, 2024 and departure NOT EARLIER than 3pm on April 21, 2024. If you need a hotel because you will arrive a day earlier: we recommend La Quinta Tucson Airport.
Coming for the first time? Here are a few helpful links to prepare:  come prepared, what does off-grid meandirections

If you have more questions, please click here.

Retreat Registration fees include housing (including linen and towels), 3 meals/day, access to the recordings and materials of the online package

Private Cottage (accommodates 1 guest. Kitchen and Bathroom facilities are not shared with anyone else)

  • ** SOLD OUT ** PREMIUM Cottage: USD 2,221
  • ** SOLD OUT ** DELUXE Cottage: USD 2,072
  • ** SOLD OUT ** MODEST Cottage: USD 1,825

Private Room (accommodates 1 guest. Kitchen and Bathroom facilities are shared with your housemate(s)

  • ** SOLD OUT ** PREMIUM Private Room: USD 1,825
  • ** SOLD OUT ** DELUXE Private Room: USD 1,540


  • ** SOLD OUT ** Shared Room: USD 1,324 (you share the room with up to 3 other participants; we only house same sex in shared rooms)
  • ** SOLD OUT ** Camping: USD 899 (we have a limited amount of tents and sleeping bags, let us know if you need one)
  • ** SOLD OUT ** Commuter Ticket USD 899 (hotel accommodations are available nearby, and come for the teachings and meals at Diamond Mountain) – Hotel NOT included.
    We recommend Willcox, a 45-minute drive away, or Safford, about a 60-minute drive.

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.

  • 5am: shuttle to temple
  • 6am – 9:15 am: Classes with Geshe Michael Roach in the temple
  • 9:15am: Breakfast
  • 9:45 Symposium Class
  • 11:30am: Yoga
  • 1pm: Lunch, Take Out Dinner
  • 2pm Shuttle back to the cottagePractice in your cottage and retreat (recommended schedule will be provided), hike, sleep, … 🙂

Registration fees are refundable:

  • 50% refundable up to 3 months  (before January 12, 2024)
  • 25% refundable from 3 months – 1 month (between January 12, 2024 and March 12, 2024)
  • 0% for the last month (after March 12, 2024)

You are welcome to request an exception to this policy.

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.

If you still have questions about the retreat or your registration please let us know by clicking here