Sat, July 22, 2023 10:00 am — Sun, July 23, 2023 3:30 pm
Ligmincha Texas Center & Online via Zoom
Ligmincha Texas Center & Online via Zoom, 5316 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX, 77401, United States
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Enhancing Your Life-Force with Breath:
Bringing Rainbows into Your Life
with Alejandro Chaoul
July 22-23, 2023

Enhancing Your Life-force with Breath: Bringing Rainbows into Your Life

The ancient Tibetan Bön spiritual tradition is rooted in its connection to the five elements, and the wisdom breath that supports our life-force.

In this weekend, we will explore the life-force breath that can retrieve and reconnect us with the power of the five elements.

Alejandro will Instruct us in:

  • Securing a Boundary, a practice that helps us build an energetic support and trust more the boundless support of our inner space.
  • The Nine Breathings of Purification, to clear our anger, attachment and confusion and reconnect to the core space of our central channel.
  • The Life-force Tsa Lung practice and its connections to the retrieval of the elements into the space of our mind-heart.
  • How to stay connected to what we cultivate in these meditations into the space of our True Source of Healing—following Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche’s book.

Join us!

Schedule – Saturday and Sunday CDT

Session 1         10:00-11:15 am
Break               11:15-12:30 am
Session 2         11:30 am- 12:30 pm
Meal Break      12:30-2:00 pm
Session 3         2:00 -3:30 pm

Complete payment through PayPal by clicking the Register button below.

IMPORTANT:  After payment is completed, you will be brought back to the Ligmincha Texas website.  This may take 10-40 seconds.

IMPORTANT: If you are not returned to the Ligmincha Texas website after 1 minute, go to the bottom of the page and click where it says “Return to Ligmincha Texas, Inc.”

IMPORTANT: If, you are not returned to the Ligmincha Texas website and clicking “Return to Ligmincha Texas, Inc.” does not work, email us at info@ligminchatexas.org.  Do not wait until the day of the retreat.

After returning to Ligmincha Texas website,  you will 1) get the link to the Retreat Handouts & Recordings (SAVE THE LINK), and 2) get the Zoom Registration Link. You must follow the Zoom Registration Link and fill out the form to register. After you are registered with Zoom, a confirmation email will be sent to you from Zoom that includes your personal link to join the retreat.  This does not come from Ligmincha Texas – it comes from Zoom.

Download the free Zoom app in advance of the retreat by going to https://zoom.us/download

Retreat teachings and practices will be taught in English.

Live translation will be available in Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian, and Russian..

All recordings will be made available to registered participants.


Registrants can choose the following options: $75, $100, and $125. There is also an option to enter a greater or lesser amount.  Financial hardship need not prevent practitioners from attending teachings.  If your situation warrants it, please pay any amount you can comfortably afford by typing that in the box that says “Other Amount”.

Zoom Registration



The Ligmincha Texas Board and Officers encourage all participants to take healthy actions to protect themselves and others when in close proximity to one another and to accord welcome and courtesy to those whose choices differ from their own. Thanks to all for being mindful.

Ligmincha Texas, Inc. is making reasonable efforts to prevent the spread of disease and is following CDC guidelines.  Attendee understands that the infection rate for COVID continues to fluctuate and that these policies may change to better reflect CDC guidelines in regard to the prevention of contracting Covid-19. Attendee agrees to abide by whatever Ligmincha Texas guidelines are at this retreat.  By registering below, the attendee agrees to waive right to bring any claims, including claims of negligence, against Ligmincha Texas, Inc. related to exposure and/or infection by the COVID virus.

Handouts will not be provided on site.  You must print out the handouts before hand from the link to the Google Drive folder that will be provided after successful registration, and bring your handouts with you.

Registrants can choose the following options: $75, $100, and $125.

In Person Registration $75


In Person Registration $100


In Person Registration $125


For questions or more information, contact us at info@ligminchatexas.org

Joyful Practice of Ancient Bön Teachings for Living Well

Founding Director – Jung Center’s Mind Body Spirit Institute
Adjunct Faculty – Integrative Medicine Program Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation & Integrative Medicine MD Anderson Cancer Center
Adjunct Faculty – McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics McGovern Medical School, UT Health
Instructor – Rice University Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, aster of Liberal Studies program
Instructor – University of Maryland, Baltimore, Masters in Integrative Medicine

Dr. Chaoul is the Huffington Foundation Endowed Director of the Mind Body Spirit Institute at the Jung Center of Houston, bringing a new approach for helping healthcare professionals flourish by reducing stress and burnout, and improving health, resilience and nourish the human spirit.

He holds a PhD in Tibetan religions from Rice University, and has studied in the Tibetan tradition since 1989, and for almost 30 years with Yongdzin Tenzin Namdak and Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, completing the 7-year training at Ligmincha Institute in 2000, and also training in Triten Norbutse monastery in Nepal and Menri monastery in India.

Alejandro is a Senior Teacher of The 3 Doors, an international organization founded by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche with the goal of transforming lives through meditation, and since 1995, he has been teaching meditation classes and Tibetan Yoga (Tsa Lung & Trul Khor) workshops nationally and internationally under the auspices of Ligmincha International.

In 1999 he began teaching these techniques at the Integrative Medicine Program of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, where he holds an adjunct faculty position and for the last twenty years has conducted research on the effect of these practices in people with cancer and their caregivers. He is also an adjunct faculty member at The University of Texas’ McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, where he teaches medical students in the areas of spirituality, complementary and integrative medicine, and end-of-life care. In addition he is an Instructor at Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies Master of Liberal Studies program and an at The University of Maryland, Baltimore, Masters in Integrative Medicine.

In addition, he is an advisor to The Rothko Chapel and past board member of The Boniuk Center for Religious Tolerance at Rice University, and founding member of Compassionate Houston. His research and publications focus on mind-body practices in integrative care, examining how these practices can reduce chronic stress, anxiety and sleep disorders and improve quality of life. He is the author of Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition (SnowLion, 2009), Tibetan Yoga for Health and Wellbeing (Hay House, 2018), and Tibetan Yoga: Magical Movements of Body, Breath & Mind (Wisdom Publications, 2021). He has published in the area of religion and medicine, medical anthropology and the interface of spirituality and healing. Dr. Chaoul has been recognized as a Fellow at the Mind & Life Institute.


Sat, July 22, 2023 @ 10:00 am CDT
Sun, July 23, 2023 @ 3:30 pm CDT
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