Kyudo Assembly - 2024

with Kanjuro Shibata XXI Sensei

Kyudo Azuchi

Partial Program Daily Rate: $130
Canadian Disc: 20%
Please contact Guest Services if either of these special pricings apply to you.


Kanjuro Shibata XXI Sensei

Date & Time Details:

June 2024



Program Fee:

Generosity Price - $625

Tuition - $520

Room/Meals Fee:

This will be added in during the registration process.
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Contact Us:

Karmê Chöling
(802) 633-2384

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Through Kyudo one can learn to live beyond hope and fear, how to be.

Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Karmê Chöling and Seiko Kyudojo look forward to welcoming you to the Kyudo Assembly with Kanjuro Shibata XXI Sensei. This is an opportunity to come together for an extended period of group practice in a retreat setting. Along with practical instruction, Sensei will share his extensive knowledge of yumi care and construction.

While there is great benefit attending the entire program, partial program attendance is possible. Contact Guest Services at 802-633-2384 for per-day registration.

Class equipment is available with advance notice. Participants are required to wear a uniform.

For questions regarding the program please contact Tom Kyle at

Anyone interested in ordering a yumi from Sensei, please contact Lucy Halverson at

Arrival & Departure:

Plan to arrive Wednesday, June 19th from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm for registration and to settle in.
There is open practice from 3:00 to 5:30 pm. 
Dinner is at 6:30 pm.

The program ends on Sunday, June 23 at 3:30 pm.

There is solid benefit in attending the entire program, however, participants may register for a segment of the program. For per-day registration, contact KCL Guest Services at or (802)633-2384x3000.


This program is open to all who have taken Kyudo First Shot.

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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: $625.00
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: $520.00
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.


Kanjuro Shibata Xxi Sensei
Kanjuro Shibata XXI Sensei

After the retirement of Shibata Sendai XX in October 2011, his adopted son, Shibata Kanjuro XXI, was recognized as the 21st in the Shibata Lineage and assumed the duties of Imperial Bow Maker to the Emperor of Japan. Sensei lives in Kyoto, Japan where he has operated a yumi or bow-making workshop for over two decades.

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