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Karme Choling Shambhala Buddhist Residential Retreat Center

Karmê Chöling Meditation Residency

Karme Choling is a residential meditation community founded by Tibetan meditation master Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. It’s both a residence for meditation practitioners and a center that offers Shambhala Buddhist programs, QiGong instruction, Mudra Space Awareness, and Kyudo, or Japanese Archery. 

Living in a meditation community offers the camaraderie and support needed to deepen our practice and progress along our spiritual path as good human beings. 

Nestled in the beautiful green mountains of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, with a one-acre organic garden that teaches regenerative farming techniques, Karmê Chöling is part of the global community of Shambhala, dedicated to awakening our human hearts with kindness, bravery, and genuine dialogue.

January 30

Mudra Presentation & Practice Series, Talk 2 *

with Dr. Craig Warren Smith and Suzann Duquette

Intensification provides a clue to the meaning of being "wrathful," and becomes the basis of an engaged lifestyle that goes beyond mere mindfulness to achieve transformation.

February 6 - 7

ONLINE: Lucid Dream Yoga - The Path of Awakening Through Sleep and Dream

with Andrew Holecek

Lucid dreaming offers boundless potential for psychological and spiritual growth, and provides a unique 'night school' to explore the nature of mind and reality.

February 6 - 7

ONLINE: Dön Season Retreat *

with Brian McCorkle and Dapon Will Ryken

Gathering during the Dön Season, a time when obstacles are particularly prevalent, is especially potent for Dorje Kasung because of our connection to the protection principle.

February 6 - 20

Mudra Presentation & Practice Series, Talks 3-5 *

with Dr. Craig Warren Smith and Suzann Duquette

This class will show that Mudra entails a new approach to contemplation, a new way of using speech, and a style of communication.

February 12

ONLINE: Shambhala Day

Save the Date! Join Karmê Chöling for our annual celebration of Losar, the Tibetan New Year.

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