On-Land Programs & Events

Summer Set Up: Not exactly a party, but it’s fun!

April 24 - 25, 2021
Dorje Denma Ling
As is customary at Dorje Denma Ling, we schedule a Saturday and Sunday work gathering in the spring to help us get ready for the program season. All willing workers are welcome - there's more than enough to do, and jobs available that will suit all talents and skills.

Vajrayogini Pacifying Weekend

With Mark Nowakowski

May 7 - 9, 2021
Dorje Denma Ling
Please join us for a peaceful and powerful weekend of practice in the crystal white palace of Dorje Denma Ling. Our focus will be on pacifying and healing "all of the sickness, dons, and injuries of the three gates."

Nine-Day Mahamudra Retreat 2021

With Acharya Richard John

June 4 - 13, 2021
Dorje Denma Ling
A nine-day advanced mahamudra retreat following practice text "Pointing Out the Dharmakaya," the classic liturgy by Wangchuk Dorje, the Ninth Karmapa. […]

Shambhala Training Levels IV and V

With Alice Haspray and Richard Haspray

June 17 - 20, 2021
Dorje Denma Ling and Online
Shambhala Training: The Heart of Warriorship is a series of five secular meditation retreat weekends that help us develop fearlessness, confidence, openness and gentleness towards ourselves and our world. […]

Krodhikali Weekend

With Mark Nowakowski

June 25 - 27, 2021
Dorje Denma Ling and Online
The prophecy of this terma precisely describes these current dark times of rampant disease, societal injustice and upheaval, and environmental destruction. Its compassionate practice is essential and helpful to all beings. Open to Vajrayogini practitioners who already have the lung, and for those who receive the lung in-person at the weekend.

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.

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 Dathun: 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[…]