Gaylon Ferguson

GF has led month-long mindfulness-awareness meditation retreats since 1976. He taught Religious Studies at Naropa University for fifteen years. He is the author of two books, Natural Wakefulness (on the four foundations of mindfulness as taught by Trungpa RInpoche) and Natural Bravery.

Events with Gaylon Ferguson

Shamatha-Vipashyana Dathün
June 28 - July 27, 2022

“In the practice of meditation, you step beyond your hope and fear. You develop trust in the strength of your being and in your ability to extend yourself to others, and you find you have tremendous willingness to do so.” – Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Dathün is a month-long, group meditation retreat. The retreat is supported by an experienced staff of senior teachers and meditation instructors. This dathün provides an opportunity to develop a deep familiarity with the form of shamatha-vipashyana meditation taught by Shakyamuni Buddha – often referred to as “sitting practice.” Shamatha-vipashyana meditation helps us make friends with ourselves…