Programs

Special Funding Available

If you identify as a person of color you may be eligible for special financial support to attend our retreats.

* Indicates program with prerequisites

December

December 13 - 15

Dorje Kasung Program

Dorje Kasung Clan Gathering

A winter weekend of protector practice, study and camaraderie.

February

February 24

Shambhala Day

Join Karmé Chöling and our neighboring sanghas to celebrate Losar, the traditional Tibetan New Year.

April

April 4

Parinirvana Day

Please join us for this annual all-day celebration of Parinirvana Day, the anniversary of the passing of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of Shambhala.

May

May 1 - 10, 2020

9-Day Mahamudra Retreat *

with Acharya Richard John
Mahamudra, the "great seal," is among the most profound streams of teaching and practice of Vajrayana Buddhism. It is extremely simple and direct, focused on recognizing and gaining confidence in the nature of mind through direct experience.

May 5 - 9, 2020

QiGong Levels 1-3

with Sophie Leger
A form of gentle, relaxing exercise, qigong strengthens joints, muscles, tendons, and bones, increases flexibility, stimulates the circulation of energy in our body, and enhances mental clarity.

May 5 - 7, 2020

Traditional Chinese Qigong: Levels 1 - 2

with Sophie Leger

May 7 - 9, 2020

Traditional Chinese Qigong: Level 3 *

with Sophie Leger

May 6 - 10, 2020

Tent Volunteer Weekend

A weekend of practice and service as we prepare for the summer season!

July

July 3 - 18, 2020

Half Dathun

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson
Open to everyone! Expand your understanding of your mind, emotions, and heart in this in-depth meditation retreat. Attend one week or the full 2 week retreat.

July 3 - 11, 2020

Weekthun (Half-Dathun: Week 1)

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

July 17 - 19, 2020

Free and Easy Wandering in the Spirit World

with Dr. Eva Wong
Join Eva Wong, practitioner of the mystical path of Shangqing Taoism, in wandering the realms of the spirit world. Walk the paths of the stars and mountains to probe the mysteries of the sky and earth.

July 19 - 24, 2020

Qigong Practice and Study Retreat - Immortal Lu Dongbin's Classic on Internal Alchemy *

with Dr. Eva Wong
Lu Dongbin's classic Treatise on Internal Alchemy is now translated for the first time and will be the principal text of this practice and study retreat.

August

August 14 - 22, 2020

Weekthün: A Week of Meditation

with Acharya Suzann Duquette and Ethan Nichtern
Open to everyone! Expand your understanding of your mind, emotions, and heart in this in-depth meditation retreat.

September

September 25 - 27, 2020

Creating Strategies for your QiGong Practice *

with Dr. Eva Wong and Acharya Suzann Duquette
Now that you have learned many qigong forms, it is time to strategize your practice to give you an edge in improving, enhancing, and repairing your body, as well as expanding your consciousness.

September 27 - October 2, 2020

Stoking the Scholar & Warrior Fire *

with Dr. Eva Wong
For those who have completed Qigong Level 6, Parts 1 and/or Part 2