Programs listing


Vajrayogini Magnetizing Fire Offering

With Mark Nowakowski

April 27 - 29, 2018
Dorje Denma Ling
A special weekend fire offering for magnetizing all good things to Dorje Denma Ling and all beings everywhere.

Mahamudra Dathun

With Elizabeth Callahan, Scott Wellenbach and Nancy Huszagh

May 4 - June 1, 2018
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,page 174. Join retreat leaders Elizabeth Callahan, Scott Wellenbach (schedule permitting) and Nancy Huszagh for an entire month’s practice of mahamudra. We will use Pointing Out […]

Summer Set Up

June 9 - 10, 2018
It's that time again… our annual call for volunteers to help us prepare the land for the Summer 2018! Please join us if you can. Many hands make light work - plus, we have some fun along the way. Everyone is welcome!

Do we love life enough?

With Shastri Christine Heming and Gregory Heming, Writer and Ecologist

July 13 - 15, 2018
Dorje Denma Ling
Book now and get CAD $30.00 off listed prices. Offer valid until May 23, 2018.
E.O. Wilson - biologist, naturalist and environmental activist - once asked, "Is it possible that humanity will love life enough to save it?"   It is a provocative question. Conservationist and writer, Carl Safina, writes that we are facing the most defining issue of our lives – the destruction of the vast web of life that is […]

Reduce Stress and Develop Resilience Through Mindfulness

With Timothy Walker, Ph.D.

July 20 - 22, 2018
Dorje Denma Ling
Book now and get CAD $30.00 off listed prices. Offer valid until May 10, 2018.
Everyone has stress, we all know it well. No need to read stacks of academic papers that prove excessive stress can rob us of our health, peace of mind and joy - we have experienced it first hand. But we can’t avoid stress. It happens daily.  A moderate amount of stress can even be a […]

Rigden: Unconditional Confidence

With Acharya Richard John

August 10 - 12, 2018
Dorje Denma Ling
The contentment, joy, fearlessness, and wisdom explored in the Way of Shambhala culminates in the Rigden retreat. The Rigden is a representation of our basic enlightened nature and embodies the principle of unconditional confidence and bravery. […]

Enlightened Society Assembly

With Shastri Mary Campbell and Acharya Noel McLellan

August 12 - 23, 2018
Dorje Denma Ling
Book by April 30 to receive CAD $200.00 off listed prices. Will not be extended past Apr 30, 2018.
Enlightened Society Assembly is a gathering of Shambhala warriors to contemplate, practice and manifest the principles of basic goodness in order to create a good human society. Students will deepen their commitment and intention to manifest basic goodness by taking the Enlightened Society Vow. We will practice the Shambhala Sadhana to support the journey of […]

Atlantic Regional Conference 2018

September 28 - 30, 2018
Dorje Denma Ling
Join us in a weekend celebration of the Shambhala sangha in the Atlantic provinces!

Scorpion Seal 10 Weekend Retreat

With Acharya John Rockwell

October 12 - 14, 2018
Dore Denma Ling
Book now and get CAD $40.00 off listed prices. Offer valid until Jul 8, 2018.
A weekend retreat for Scorpion Seal Assembly 10 practitioners to deepen their experience and understanding of this year's teachings.

Vajrayogini Four Karmas Fire Offering

With Mark Nowakowski

October 18 - 28, 2018
Dorje Denma Ling
Book now and get CAD $75.00 off program price. Offer valid until Jun 10, 2018.
The Vajrayogini Four Karmas Fire Offering is an advanced vajrayana retreat open to practitioners who have completed the Vajrayogini Amending-the-Mantra Fire Offering.