Buddhism

Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos – Dön Season Chants

February 5 - 14, 2018
Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos is a contemplation of how a sacred perspective can restore balance in the world. By tuning into the message of the chant, we pacify wrathful deities and the darkness of winter.

Neutral Day: Uncovering Sacred Space

February 15, 2018
On this day we put time and care into our environment to uplift our spaces. This allows us to start the new year with a sense of freshness, new beginnings, openness, and possibility. This community practice is a ziji filled way to share your generosity, be with friends in a simple way, and express your care for Sky Lake.

Shambhala Dzokchen Retreat

With Acharya Richard John

February 18 - 20, 2018
This retreat lead by Acharya Richard John is for all Shambhala tantrikas, those who have attended Sacred World Assembly or Vajradhatu Vajrayana Seminary. Participants will be able to practice Werma Sadhana or Rigden Ngondro and meet group practice requirements. There will be also be a special session for Scorpion Seal practitioners.

Parinirvana of Chogyam Trungpa

April 4, 2018
The parinirvana of the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche is a day for the Shambhala sangha to gather together to celebrate his life and teachings. We will practice the Sadhana of Mahamudra feast. Bring a potluck dish.

Contemplative Ecology: Renewing our Earth Connection

With Donna Williams

April 20 - 22, 2018
Join us in the forests of Sky Lake Shambhala Meditation Center. We'll reconnect with our senses in this landscape of trees and rocks and experience the restorative effects that connection brings through sensory practices, meditation, and movement.

Kami Nature Shrine Opening

With Dr. Eva Wong

June 10, 2018
Join us for the grand opening of the Kami Shrine with Feng Shui and Qigong master Dr. Eva Wong. Wear sturdy shoes and sun protection as we will be spending time outside followed by a light celebration indoors.