Sunrise over misty mountains in Chiangmai, Thailand

Inner Transformation for Outer Change

Retreat in Chiang Mai, Thailand
January 12-14, 2024

Join Peggy Dulany and leading philanthropists for this special gathering, hosted by Synergos network members Mark Chen and Yangjin Lamu, at their meditation and retreat center in Chiang Mai.

This immersion offers an opportunity to engage deeply with yourself - body, mind, and spirit - connect and build trusting relationships with others and discover insights and collaborative opportunities to amplify our missions.

Registration requires being logged into the Synergos Network Platform. Contact Sabrina Kesler at if you need to activate your account. Participation in this event is limited to members of the Synergos Global Philanthropists Circle and invited guests.

Program Timing

Thursday, January 11

  • Participant arrivals in afternoon/evening

Friday, January 12

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Welcome to Chiang Mai: setting intentions & introductions
  • Full day program
  • Group Dinner

Saturday, January 13

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Full day program
  • Group Dinner

Sunday, January 14

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Full day program
  • Group Dinner

Monday, January 15

  • Breakfast & Morning departures

Registration Fee

US$1300 for GPC Member participation
US$2600 for Guest participation
Pricing includes accommodation (Thurs-Sun), all meals and program activities. Full program participation is required.

RSVP by December 1, 2023. For more information or to contribute to the program, please contact Melissa Durda,

Mark Chen and Yangjin Lamu sitting togetherOur Hosts

Yangjin Lamu and Mark Yuting Chen are veteran Buddhist practitioners with over 30 years of meditation experience and learnings from various traditions. In order to consolidate a set of methods for modern day practitioners, the couple sifted through a vast body of meditation theories and methods from the past hundreds of years and developed Consciousness and Zen of Yangjinma.

Since 2013, Yangjin and Mark have spoken on various occasions and offered almost 100 training programs across Taipei, New Taipei City, Beijing, Shanghai, Ningbo, Guangzhou, Kunming, Zhengzhou, Chengdu, Thailand, Bhutan, Nanning, Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Atlanta. Together, they’ve helped tens of thousands of students address life issues and troubled emotions, improve their overall well-being, family relationships, and quality of life.