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Being Tara: Transcending Fear through Song and Dance 2022

with Kristine McCutcheon

May 27th—May 29th

Tara is a Buddhist female deity of compassion. Meditating on Tara helps practitioners overcome their fears and anxieties and relate to ones world more fully. Although she arises in many colours, her most popular energies manifest as peaceful White Tara, w Continue »

Annual Nine-Day Mahamudra Retreat

with Richard John

June 10th—June 19th

This 9-day retreat will draw on the structure of Pointing Out the Dharmakaya by the ninth Karmapa, the liturgy used in the Kagyu three-year retreat. Continue »

Qi Gong and Tai Chi Basic Training

with Eve Rosenthal

June 24th—June 26th

The ancient Chinese practices of tai chi and qi gong combine slow, deliberate movements, meditation, and breathing exercises. Both tai chi and qi gong are martial arts that can help your circulation, balance, and alignment. Continue »

Shamatha-Vipashyana Half-Dathün 1

with Gaylon Ferguson

June 28th—July 13th

Retreat is a potent way to deepen in the practice of meditation. In this month-long group retreat (dathün), students will develop a deep familiarity with shamatha-vipashyana meditation, which helps us to make friends with ourselves and our circumstances, Continue »

Shamatha-Vipashyana Dathün

with Gaylon Ferguson

June 28th—July 27th

Retreat is a potent way to deepen in the practice of meditation. In this month-long group retreat (dathün), students will develop a deep familiarity with shamatha-vipashyana meditation, which helps us to make friends with ourselves and our circumstances, Continue »

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Staff Openings

You would be a great Program Liaison if you are a good coordinator of details, and prefer to be out and about rather than sitting at a desk all day. If that sounds like you, go here for more detail.

You would be a fantastic Kitchen Manager if you love to plan and prepare well-balanced meals and prefer shopping at farmers markets. If that sounds like you, go here for more detail.

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Sun Camp 2022

AUGUST 6-13
Shambhala Sun Camp is an outdoor, sleep-away summer camp for children ages 10-16. Campers leave behind television, video games, and other kinds of urban entertainment in exchange for the simplicity of living in a tent in nature. Visit the Sun Camp Website for details.

 

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