Open To All

Big Brush Mind

With Barbara Bash

July 20 - 22, 2018
A three day immersion into the world of brush and ink to explore the ancient Chinese principles of heaven, earth and human. The world of pictograms, responding and mapping a moment, being in improvised dialogue with our life will all be investigated. An interest in visual language and movement is the only prerequisite.

Leadership From The I Ching: Natural Hierarchy & Distributed Empowerment

With Acharya Dan Hessey

August 11 - 13, 2018
Born at the dawn of written human history, the I Ching's principles are still so fresh we can appreciate its accessible wisdom today. This translation and commentary offers the I Ching as a guide for leaders, those who live to serve others, and those who aspire to foster awake societies and organizations in these challenging times.

Open House – Finding the Heart of Integrity in Groundlessness

With Acharya Dan Hessey

August 14, 2018
Join us to engage in topics that matters to us today! Meet our community, enjoy tea and cookies, hear talks on meditation, contemplative art, compassion, death, love, and more from senior teachers.

Perking Up, Calming Down, Just Being: Family Weekend

With Roger Guest, Donna Stephens, Barbara Bash and Rebekka Henriksen

August 24 - 26, 2018
Enjoy being together with family for a weekend of play, presence, and kindness! Celebrating space and relaxing into natural helps us to optimize our time together and to cherish our connections.

Fall Kado Retreat: The Way of Flowers

With Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata

September 6 - 10, 2018
“Kado” means “The Way of Flowers” and began in China over 2300 years ago. In Japan it is known as "Ikebana" and is considered a refined art form that studies nature as it is. Join us as we learn to arrange flowers to cultivate appreciation for each moment.

Harvest of Peace

September 23, 2018
The Harvest of Peace Nyida Day is our opportunity to focus on community, and to mark the changing of seasons as a sangha. "Nyi" comes from "Nyima" meaning sun, and "da" comes from "dawa" meaning moon, so together Nyida is the name given to the holidays where we mark the seasonal solstice and equinox days. […]

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

With Shastri Nicholas Kranz

October 5 - 7, 2018
Establish or deepen your sitting practice in this powerful introductory retreat that explores the basic technique of mindfulness meditation. By settling our minds we begin to see the magic of the world beyond our habits and experience the power of resting in the present.

Buddhist Refuge and Bodhisattva Vows

With Acharya Arawana Hayashi

October 12 - 14, 2018
This weekend program is for anyone interested in learning more about or formally taking the Buddhist Refuge Vow or Bodhisattva Vow.

Snow Lion Weekthün

With Shastri Mary Campbell

December 27, 2018 - January 3, 2019
Snow lions delight in crisp mountain air, they frolic in basic splendidness enjoying freshness on the spot. Join us for our annual week long meditation intensive, an opportunity to fully immerse oneself in mindfulness. Open to beginner and experienced meditators.