Teachers

Andrea Doukas

Andrea Doukas has been a student of Shambhala Buddhism since 1973, and has previously served as Director of the Halifax Shambhala Centre and Director of the International Office of Practice and Education. She currently serves as Director of the Shambhala Chöpön Corps and core faculty for the Shambhala Ritual Academy. As well as extensive experience teaching and leading practice programs in the Shambhala Community, Andrea has a Masters degree in Creative Writing from the University of New Brunswick, and is currently working on her second novel.

Events with Andrea Doukas

Vajrayogini Weekend Magnetizing Fire Offering 2019
May 3, 2019

Open to Vajrayogini sadhakas who have completed an Amending Fire Offering, this is a rare opportunity to engage in fire-offering practice for a weekend. Twelve years ago, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche gave us his blessing and permission to do this practice as a “rite-of-aid” for Dorje Denma Ling, Shambhala, and the entire world, and we have been doing so twice a year: Magnetizing in the spring, and Enriching in the fall.  For Magnetizing, we are attracting and gathering all good things, especially magnetizing the awake relationship between dharma teachers and students. This is a chance to deepen our practice, where everyone…