Day in the Life

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Ratna Ling Daily Schedule (Monday- Saturday)

6:00-6:50am                 Kum Nye Practice (optional)

7:00-8:00am                 Breakfast and Getting Ready

8:00-8:15am                 Morning Circle: Chanting

8:15am-12:30pm         Work Practice

12:30-1:30pm               Lunch

1:30-5:00pm                 Work Practice1

5:00-6:00pm                 Work Practice or Formal Personal Practice

6:00-8:00pm                 Dinner and Evening Study or Personal Practice


Living at Ratna Ling means being a part of a uniquely hard-working spiritual community. The work commitment time is 6 days/week, 8-10 hours/day. The weekly day off varies depending on your project assignment.

Wednesday morning from 8AM-10AM is dedicated to community chores, upkeep of the property, and community meetings. The rest of Wednesday’s work practice is with regular assigned projects.  Evening classes, study, and practice sessions are offered at various times throughout the year and are subject to change to fit the needs of work projects and the community.