Advanced Programs

Vajrayogini Amending the Mantra Fire Offering

With Mark Nowakowski

September 2 - 12, 2021
Dorje Denma Ling
A fire offering to correct any mistakes that we have made during the mantra recitation of sadhana practice, so that we are more open to receiving ultimate siddhi.

(Online) Knowing What Has Been Pointed Out

With Acharya Richard John

September 19 - 24, 2021
Dorje Denma Ling
The key to all mahamudra and dzogchen practice and realization is the transmission of the nature of mind by the guru. Having received that, the vajrayana path is based on the student's understanding, recognizing, and becoming familiar with that which has been pointed out. […]

Knowing What Has Been Pointed Out

With Acharya Richard John

September 19 - 24, 2021
Dorje Denma Ling
The key to all mahamudra and dzogchen practice and realization is the transmission of the nature of mind by the guru. Having received that, the vajrayana path is based on the student's understanding, recognizing, and becoming familiar with that which has been pointed out. […]

(Online) The Dorje Dradul’s Director Talks

September 26, 2021 - March 13, 2022
Online
This seminal set of 17 talks by VCTR, recorded in 1978, known as the Shambhala Directors Training program, became the core of the Shambhala Training Graduate Programs, as well as the primer for program Directors at all levels. This course will review VCTR’s original presentation of the Shambhala path and provide a context in which to contemplate our own path.

Vajrayogini Enriching Weekend 2021

With Mark Nowakowski

October 1 - 3, 2021
Dorje Denma Ling
Join us at Dorje Denma Ling for a truly enriching experience. Together we can increase all of our life, merit, prosperity, intellect, confidence, and wisdom of complete liberation. […]

Mahamudra Datun: Cultivating Stillness and Insight

With Elizabeth Callahan, Scott Wellenbach and Nancy Huszagh

October 4 - November 3, 2021
Dorje Denma Ling
When mind is without reference point, that is mahàmudrà. When you are accustomed to and familiar with this, unsurpassable awakening is attained. - Tilopa; Mahàmudrà: The Ocean of Definitive Meaning[…]