Awake in the World

Meditation in Nature

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Donna Williams

Date & Time Details:

June 2023



Program Fee:

Generosity Price - $415

Tuition - $330

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Karmê Chöling
(802) 633-2384

This program has been cancelled.
It is being offered again on August 19-24.
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Join contemplative ecologist Donna Williams for a spacious retreat in the wilds of Karmê Chöling, where the living forest meets and awakens the mind! 

Slow down and let the present moment unfold its wonders — the music of Stevens River, the alertness of deer in high grass, or the sight of your reflection in the eye of a salamander. Open to Earth’s energy, which cuts through concepts and returns us to our inherent, natural sanity.

There is a brilliant inner world waiting to be discovered when we open our senses to nature.

There will be tasty meals, foraging, outdoor meditations, spontaneous walks and pleasant conversation.

Leave with a sense of restoration and invigoration.


Karmê Chöling values its commitment to making programs affordable and available to all who wish to study with us. To support this commitment we provide two program price options.

Generosity Price: $415.00
You're able to help us with this commitment by choosing the "Generosity Price". The money above the basic tuition cost goes into a scholarship fund for those who might not be able to attend a program otherwise.

Tuition: $330.00
This is the price of the program, it does not include housing options or material fees.

Please Note:
Price does not include accommodations, which will be added during the registration process.


Payment Policies:
Please read the payment policy before proceeding with registration.

Financial Aid:
Karmê Chöling offers full-time student discounts, scholarships and other financial aid.

Program Credit:
If using existing program credit to pay for a program, you must pre-register for this program at least two weeks prior to the program start date by calling the front desk (802-633-2384 x3000). Program credit may not be used to pay for housing or practice materials and may not be used on or after arrival day.


Donna Williams
Donna Williams

Donna Williams has taught in the Shambhala tradition for many years. Presently she is developing a Contemplative Ecology program which compliments her appreciation and enjoyment of the forests and mountains of her home in Vermont. For the past 12 years she has spent time in Santiago and Copiapo, Chile teaching and staffing programs. Her interests include gardening and growing native dye plants and practicing Shibori (a Japanese inspired textile art). Her 3 grown children live in the West and she hopes to spend more time “out” there.

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