Way of Shambhala: Rigden Weekend
with Acharya Suzann Duquette
March 30 - April 1, 2012
The contentment, joy, fearlessness, and wisdom of The Way of Shambhala culminates in unconditional confidence. This weekend workshop, led by a master teacher in the Shambhala tradition, introduces the teachings of enlightened leadership. With the great problems now facing human society, it seems increasingly important to find simple ways to bring compassionate and strong leadership to the world, even in small ways. This weekend emphasizes genuine confidence and steadfastness in facing the worlds challenges.
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Karmê Chöling offers 2 price options for this program.
Please choose the option that works best for you.
Full Program Fee: $356
This price covers Karmê Chöling's actual operational cost for the program. By choosing to pay this price, you extend your generosity to Karmê Chöling and the other participants. Thanks to you, we can make more scholarships available and continue to enrich Karmê Chöling.
Discounted Program Fee: $300
This price reflects Karmê Chöling's commitment to keeping programs affordable. The operational costs for this program not covered by program fees come from donations.
Text Fee: $19
Price includes meals but not accommodations.
It is traditional for students to offer a monetary gift to the teacher in appreciation for receiving the teachings, and in recognition of the years of training and understanding the teacher has cultivated. There will be an opportunity to offer a teaching gift at the program.
Scholarship and Financial Aid resources are available to make dharma accessible to people in all circumstances. We offer different ways for overcoming financial obstacles here.
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About Acharya Suzann Duquette
Suzann Duquette became a student of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche in 1974, and has taught in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition for more than 30 years. She is former co-director of Karmê Chöling, where she now serves as Resident Acharya (Senior Teacher) and core faculty for Karmê Chöling’s Mukpo Institute. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche has also appointed her to the position of Rupa Acharya. In this post, she is responsible for strengthening and furthering the Shambhala lineage in the areas of sacred ceremonial and liturgical forms. Acharya Duquette respects the power of body awareness in manifesting what we learn conceptually, and emphasizes body discipline training in her teaching. She is a Qigong instructor in the lineage of Eva Wong. She lives with her husband, Jan, in Barnet, where they run Blue Skies Guesthouse, a local B&B.