Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Humanity
with Cara Thornley
February 26 - 28
Karmê Chöling offers 2 price options for this program.
Please choose the option that works best for you.
Full Program Fee: $180
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: $150
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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About Cara Thornley
Cara Thornley, a teacher in the Shambala tradition, has led the spring dathuns at Karmê Chöling for the past 4 years. She also teaches classes in the Way of Shambhala curriculum at Karmê Chöling, other Shambhala Centers in the Northeast and in the Southeast where she was director of the Atlanta Shambhala Center during its expansion project. In 2005 she moved to Karme Choling Meditation Center where she served as Director of Programs and then Director of Practice and Education. She left Karme Choling to work at the three year retreat center at Gampo Abbey from 2008 through December 2010
She has been a resident of St. Johnsbury since 2010 where she currently volunteers at the St. Johnsbury School as a mentor in the Everybody Wins! Vermont reading program, and at the Community Restorative Justice Center. She’s also a Regional Correspondent for the Shambhala Times Community Newsletter.
She has been practicing meditation for a long time.