Shambhala Training: Perky
November 16 - 18
The four dignities lay out the stages of the path of warriorship. They are qualities that are innate to our own body, mind, and windhorse. Connecting with the energy and insight of each dignity brings further embodiment and deeper understanding of who we are and how to enjoy and engage the world. This program will combine sitting meditation, windhorse practice, study of a Shambhala treasure text (terma), sensory and outdoor explorations, and spending time with each other as a community of warriors in the world.
We will be spending a good amount of time outdoors, so please bring warm, waterproof clothing and good waterproof shoes/boots. Qigong (Eva Wong's lineage) will be offered before breakfast each morning for those interested in learning this form. It is optional. We will be doing other body exercises, so please bring loose comfortable clothing for moving around inside.
This program is offered as one continuous retreat, but this is the second part that could be taken separately.
Perky moves by leaps and bounds. Discipline becomes a natural expression of our inspiration. We are naturally curious to explore and face our doubts and hesitations. The path is delightful. Perky starts on the evening of November 16th at 7:30 p.m. and concludes on November 18th at 5:00 p.m.
Completion of Shambhala Training: Meek.
Karmê Chöling offers 2 price options for this program.
Please choose the option that works best for you.
Full Program Fee: $360
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.
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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