Five Wisdom Energies: Discovering the Energetic Dynamics of Your Personality

Irini Rockwell

March 24 - 26, 2017

Discover how your deeply rooted confusing emotions can be transformed into clarity, warmth, insight, and effectiveness! The Five Wisdoms teachings and practice reveal the profundity of Buddhist psychology and the transformative power of tantra: when you are most emotionally intensified, your wisdom is close at hand. Your deeply rooted constricting emotions—in patterns of aggression, grasping, … Continue 


Parinirvana Day

April 4, 2017

Twenty nine years ago, April 4, 1987, the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the beloved founder of Shambhala, left his human form. Each year on the anniversary of his parinirvana (death of an enlightened being) we gather to honor his precious life, vast teachings, outrageous wisdom and infinite compassion. The whole community is invited to practice … Continue 


Illuminating Basic Goodness Retreat: Exploring Personal, Social, and Environmental Transformation

Shastri Holly Gayley

May 26 - 30, 2017

“In these challenging times, the flame of basic goodness has nearly been extinguished by the storm of concepts, and the spirit of humanity has been so dampened that we experience our goodness as a faint echo. As brave people, we must find the courage to gently blow on this ember of goodness.” – Sakyong Mipham … Continue