Meditation and Qigong
with Acharya Suzann Duquette
December 26, 2012 - January 1, 2013
Meditation and Qigong combines the teachings and practices of ancient Daoist-Qigong with an exploration of meditation in the Shambhala tradition. The program includes Levels 1 & 2 in the Xiantianwujimen and Yiquan Zhangzhuan lineages of Eva Wong, and serves as the pre-requisite for those interested in attending Level 3. Open to everyone.
The New Years Eve Soirée at Karme Choling will begins at 7pm with potluck hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Participants, KCL staff and local community members can choose to relax in our living room, join the more festive environment in our dining room or dance in the Main Shrine Room. Dancing will begin at 9pm after a Karme Choling Year End Fundraiser. We will welcome the New Year with mediation and contemplation in the Main Shrine Room.
Karmê Chöling offers 2 price options for this program.
Please choose the option that works best for you.
Full Program Fee: $698
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: $530
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.
Daily Fee: $90
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.