Application for Shakgya Retreat 2020-2021 Please respond with as much detail as you wish. Name First Last PhoneEmail 1. What are your aspirations and motivation for doing the Shakgya retreat?2. Have you received permission or encouragement to participate from your teacher, if different from Kilung Jigme Rinpoche?3. Which Buddhist lineage are you most closely connected to?4. Who is your current dharma teacher or lama?5. What are your main practices? Your daily practice?6. How much meditation experience do you have? What kind of meditation?7. Have you ever done an independent retreat? What style of retreat/length of time?8. Have you begun Ngondro? Which lineage? What Ngondro accomplishment have you made of each section?9. Will you be able to attend the Shakgya opening retreat this year?10. How do you plan to distribute the hours of retreat time throughout the year? For example, will you retreat for 100 continuous days, or do you have a different plan?11. If you have to work or have other obligations during your periods of retreat, what plan do you have to balance these?12. Will you have access to Zoom or other source of communication for teachings?13. What questions do you have?