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.
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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.
Seiko Kyudo at Karmê Chöling
Seiko “Sacred Tiger” Kyudo, based at Karme Choling, was established and named by Kanjuro Shibata XX (1921-2013), who brought the practice to North America in 1980 at the request of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Programs and practices are held regularly at the Azuchi, please stop by and visit if you’re in the area.
For practice schedules and information visit www.seikokyudo.org.
Vermont Public Radio Interview
Listen to Shastri Bill Brauer discussing Buddhism in Vermont on the Vermont Edition.
Upcoming Workshops and Retreats
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 8 - November 7
with Acharya Dan Hessey
In this dathün we will practice Shambhala Meditation, which helps us contact and develop confidence in our basic goodness, and mindfulness and awareness practice, which helps us tame our mind and make friends with ourselves. Open to everyone!
October 9 - 11
with Shastri Shelley Heinz
Parenting is both a challenging and potentially joyful activity. No matter the child's age, communications and interactions between parents and children are influenced by a multitude of daily interactions, behavior patterns and stresses.
October 9 - 11
With both outdoor and indoor exploration, the children learn and grow through play, organized activities, arts, physical activity and interacting with peers.
* Indicates Program with Prerequisites