Advanced Programs

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December 26, 2018 - January 1, 2019

Werma Sadhana Winter Retreat *

with Shastri Benoît Côté
Relax into the vast space and profound teaching of the Werma Sadhana through this study and practice retreat. Scorpion Seal Assembly participants or practitioners of the sadhana may attend the whole program or just a day or two.


January 25 - February 3, 2019

Ashe Mahamudra Retreat *

with Acharya Richard John
This vajrayana retreat will be structured according to the Ashe Mahamudra, a profound practice liturgy by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.


February 9 - 17, 2019

Vajrayana Retreat: HUM, ASHE, and All the Elements *

with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell
In this weeklong vajrayana retreat, we will have a full mandala of practices from ngöndro to Scorpion Seal Assembly. There will be talks, discussion, silence, qigong, walking outside, and spontaneous arisings.


May 22 - June 2, 2019

Tip of the Arrow: Scorpion Seal 10 Practice Retreat (Repeat Participants) *

with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell
Further manifest the fruition of the Werma Sadhana. This retreat is for those who have already received the Scorpion Seal 10 practices


September 22 - 27, 2019

Qigong and Meditation Retreat *

with Dr. Eva Wong
This program will feature using Sunzi's Art of War in strategizing meditation practice. It integrates the practices of qigong and sitting meditation with an emphasis on how these two practices support each other in nourishing a healthy body and cultivatin


October 8 - 19, 2019

Scorpion Seal: Year 8 *

with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell
This retreat will focus on intensive practice of the Werma Sadhana, with the introduction of practices specific to Scorpion Seal year 8.