Carmelite Monastery Retreat
Rinpoche at
Padmasambhava Stupa
Lindisfarne Chapel

Even though Crestone and the surrounding area has a permanent population of about 400 people, it has numerous spiritual groups. Some of the spiritual groups are Carmelite Monastery Retreat, Haidakhandi Universal Ashram, the Japanese Shumei International Institute, the Crestone Mountain Zen Center (which has the Lindisfarne Chapel), the Tashi Gomang Stupa group who sponsored the building of the Karmapa stupa and now have a center at the Padmasambhava stupa house, the Sri Aurobindo Learning Center, Yeshe Khorlo under the direction of Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche from Bhutan, Sanctuary House which has a labyrinth with an exact duplicate of the labyrinth of Chartes cathedral, the Crestone Baptist Church, Suncircle which houses Native American meditation objects, Tibetan Peace Park which has information on the destruction of monasteries and torture of the Tibetan people, Pundarika under the direction of Tsoknyi Rinpoche, and Samten Ling a long time retreat center with 15 cabins under the direction of Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche.

Sanctuary House with Maze
Shumeikai Center
Tibetan Peace Park
Yeshe Khorlo Monastery
Great Sand Dunes

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