Programs

 

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Cynthia Spencer

February 27th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Joseph Mauricio

March 5th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Community Meditation (In-Person)

March 10th

Open to meditators of all experience levels, community meditations offer us a chance to practice and study together, meet and connect with other members of our community and refresh our sense of well-being, goodness, and sanity. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with P. Kevin Strader

March 12th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Queer Dharma (Online)

March 15th

Select Friday Evenings | $15 suggested donation We are an open community of meditation practitioners led by and for LGBTQI+ identified people and their friends. We meet online via Zoom every month on a Friday at 6pm. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart (Online)

with David Sable

March 16th—March 17th

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart builds on the presentation of basic goodness in Shambhala Level I, the teachings on “cocoon” in Shambhala Level II, and the exploration of fearlessness in Level III. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Cynthia Spencer

March 19th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Cynthia Spencer

March 26th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Journey Without Goal: Featuring Talks by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (Online)

with Judith Simmer-Brown & Dale Asrael & Rhea Colmar & Gaylon Ferguson

March 31st—May 12th

This course will introduce the key principles of tantra and provide a direct and experiential picture of the tantric world, including the importance of self-existing energy, the mandala principle, and the difference between Buddhist and Hindu tantra – str Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Joseph Mauricio

April 2nd

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Queer Dharma (Online)

April 5th

Select Friday Evenings | $15 suggested donation We are an open community of meditation practitioners led by and for LGBTQI+ identified people and their friends. We meet online via Zoom every month on a Friday at 6pm. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human (Online)

with Gayle Van Gils

April 6th—April 7th

This virtual retreat will introduce and deepen instruction on basic mindfulness meditation practice, and help new and experienced meditators alike incorporate practice into their daily lives. Continue »

Being Buddhist: Exploring the Refuge Vow (Online)

with Gaylon Ferguson

April 6th—April 20th

This three session course explores the moment in a person’s life when they decide to “be Buddhist”— formally, through the practice of taking a vow. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with P. Kevin Strader

April 9th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Windhorse: The Sacred Path Series (Hybrid)

April 13th—April 14th

Participants study the Vidyadhara's terma text, The Letter of the Black Ashe, which gives the instruction for "raising windhorse." Hosted by Karmê Chöling Meditation Retreat Center, the practice of windhorse opens the heart and refreshes one's confidence. Continue »

Training for Meditation Instructors: Weekend One (Online)

with Dale Asrael & Gaylon Ferguson

April 13th—April 14th

This is a part of a series of three weekend trainings on giving meditation instruction. You do not need to attend all three weekends. Weekend one is open to all, no prerequisites required. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Joseph Mauricio

April 16th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Cynthia Spencer

April 23rd

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Queer Dharma (Online)

April 26th

Select Friday Evenings | $15 suggested donation We are an open community of meditation practitioners led by and for LGBTQI+ identified people and their friends. We meet online via Zoom every month on a Friday at 6pm. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with P. Kevin Strader

April 30th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Training for Meditation Instructors: Weekend Two (Online)

with Erika Berland

May 4th—May 5th

This is part of a series of three weekend trainings on giving meditation instruction. You do not need to attend all three weekends. Weekend two is open to all, no prerequisites required. Continue »

Queer Dharma (Online)

May 17th

Select Friday Evenings | $15 suggested donation We are an open community of meditation practitioners led by and for LGBTQI+ identified people and their friends. We meet online via Zoom every month on a Friday at 6pm. Continue »

Drala: The Sacred Path Series (Hybrid)

May 25th—May 26th

Through exploring the depth of perception, one engages the elemental and magical strength inherent in the world. The principle of drala refers to the sacred energy and power that exists when we step beyond aggression. Continue »

Queer Dharma (Online)

June 7th

Select Friday Evenings | $15 suggested donation We are an open community of meditation practitioners led by and for LGBTQI+ identified people and their friends. We meet online via Zoom every month on a Friday at 6pm. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky (Online)

with Janet Solyntjes

June 8th—June 9th

Open Sky: Shambhala Training Level V builds on the presentation of basic goodness in Shambhala Level I, the teachings on “cocoon” in Shambhala Level II, the exploration of fearlessness in Level III, and our deeper connection to inquisitiveness and openne Continue »

Continuing Education for Meditation Instructors: Weekend Three (Online)

with Janet Solyntjes & Elaine Yuen

June 22nd—June 23rd

This is part of a series of three weekend trainings on giving meditation instruction. You do not need to attend all three weekends. Prerequisites: Weekend Three is for authorized Meditation Instructors and those being mentored into the role only. Continue »

Queer Dharma (Online)

June 28th

Select Friday Evenings | $15 suggested donation We are an open community of meditation practitioners led by and for LGBTQI+ identified people and their friends. We meet online via Zoom every month on a Friday at 6pm. Continue »

Understanding Vajrayana: An Exploration of the Vajrayana Path and Culture (Online)

with Judith Simmer-Brown

September 7th—October 26th

Join an exploration of the profound path of Vajrayana that is open to all! This course is ideal for those who are longing to learn more about, inquire into, or refresh their connection to, the Vajrayana path. Continue »

Great Eastern Sun: The Sacred Path Series (Online)

with Alexander DeVaron

September 21st—September 22nd

Great Eastern Sun builds on the teachings of basic goodness, “cocoon”, fearlessness, inquisitiveness, and openness in the Heart of Warriorship series (Shambhala Training Levels I-V) and introduces how to see the primordial energy and brilliance that is a Continue »

Windhorse: The Sacred Path Series (Online)

October 26th—October 27th

Windhorse builds on the teachings of basic goodness, “cocoon”, fearlessness, inquisitiveness, and openness in Shambhala Training Levels 1-V and the teachings of the Great Eastern Sun—a societal vision and aspiration to help the world manifest a good huma Continue »

Being a Bodhisattva: Exploring the Bodhisattva Vow (Online)

with Judith Simmer-Brown

November 2nd—November 16th

This three-session course explores the moment in a person’s life when they decide to go one step further than “being Buddhist”—and make a profound commitment to put all others before themselves. Continue »

Drala: The Sacred Path Series (Online)

December 9th—December 10th

Drala is a Tibetan word that doesn’t have a simple translation. It refers to the sacred energy and power that exists when we step beyond aggression and also refers to the wisdom of “direct perception” that can be accessed through the senses. Many cultures Continue »