Live Online only. Registration is open. Awakening includes both the body and mind. Join us as we explore the body’s natural intelligence to relax habitual (and often stressful or painful) patterns into greater ease and freedom, together with the mind’s natural capacity for awakened awareness.
Lama Liz Monson, Camille Hykes
Registration will be open until Oct. 25. The 2022 Margha Program focuses on Bodhicitta practices of lovingkindness and compassion, including the Lojong heart-contemplations as transmitted in the Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Participants learn a series of contemplative practices to deepen in love, self-compassion, compassion for others, wisdom, sympathetic joy and equanimity.
Bill Morgan, Susan Morgan
Live Online only. Registration closes at 5:30 pm on Oct. 22. After nearly a year and a half of imposed quarantining and social distancing, many relationships are struggling to re-establish new footing. Yes, some relationships have blossomed in this intimate time but others have shown signs of strain or felt hemmed in living in such close quarters. So now what? Where do we go from here?
Lama Gursam, Lama Willa Miller
What does living a compassionate life look like in practice? How do we generate meaning in a way that also helps build resilient community? According to the 11th century Buddhist meditation master Gampopa, author of The Jewel Ornament of Liberation, the secret to living a compassionate life (individually and communally) can be condensed into six traits: Generosity, Integrity, Patience, Grit, Mindfulness, and Wisdom..
Residential only. Registration is open. Buddhist traditions often understand the Dharma as inexpressible, a teaching that transcends the realm of language. Teachers and practitioners, however, have long turned to poetry as a literary form that can express and evoke their experience and wisdom and to help others along the path.