Scott Wellenbach

Scott Wellenbach has been a member of the Nalanda Translation Committee for over 30 years. He was an early student of Trungpa Rinpoche and is now a member of Ponlop Rinpoche’s Nithartha faculty. Scott is known for his learned and accessible teaching style, with particular emphasis on Mahamudra instructions.

Events with Scott Wellenbach

Mahamudra Datun 2023: Discovering the True Nature of Mind
May 19 - June 18, 2023

“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, p 174. Please join retreat leaders Elizabeth Callahan, Scott Wellenbach and Nancy Huszagh for an advanced, month-long mahamudra retreat. We will use as the practice text, the shamatha and vipashyana meditation instructions from the ninth Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje’s Pointing Out the Dharmakaya, translated by the Vajravairochana Translation Committee. The retreat will follow a traditional three-year retreat format — four practice sessions per day. Authorization to attend is restricted to Vajrayana practitioners. Study…