Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche has asked Karmê Chöling to build a stupa to enable our unique and nurturing practice center to radiate out more fully to the world.

The Stupa That Conquers All Directions

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Karmê Chöling: Shambhala Meditation Center

Situated in the green hills of rural Vermont, Karmê Chöling is a Shambhala meditation retreat center and community for people from all walks of life to connect with their basic goodness and the basic goodness of others.


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Vermont Public Radio Interview

Bill Brauer on NPR

Listen to Shastri Bill Brauer discussing Buddhism in Vermont on the Vermont Edition


Upcoming Workshops and Retreats

July 11
with Dr. Eva Wong
Come explore KarmĂȘ Chöling's land based upon the principles of land energy from the Chinese fengshui and Tibetan beyul (hidden land) perspective.
August 28 - 30
with Master Gardener Jan Enthoven
What better way to learn about mindfulness meditation than through the practice of organic gardening?
September 9 - 13
with Frank Ryan and Susan Ryan
These trainings prepare qualified students to begin a practice of listening to, encouraging and supporting others as meditation instructors.
October 15 - 18
with Jane Arthur
Delight in the magic of fall and rediscover yourself during the height of peak foliage season.
October 23 - 25
with Shastri Nick Kranz and Geoff Cox
The foundation of enlightened society is being unashamed of who you are. This weekend will be an exploration in creating enlightened culture through the practice of social meditation a way to experience meditation as a form of cultural integration.

* Indicates Program with Prerequisites

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