Programs


Harvest of Peace Festival

September 24, 2017
Join us for a day of conversation, socializing, food, and practice. Check back for an updated schedule.

16th Year Launch Social

October 7 - 8, 2017
Celebrate the launch of Sky Lake's 16th year! We are celebrating by looking forward from this moment in time towards our bright future! Our launch party starts at 4pm and continues into the evening. Come for the event or stay for the weekend to enjoy some personal retreat time!

Looking Down the Well at Sky Lake – A Qigong Evoking Worlds Program

With Dr. Eva Wong

October 31 - November 5, 2017
The Taoist technique of Evoking Worlds to journey through realms of consciousness. The Red Phoenix Calisthenics system and the magical land around Sky Lake Shambhala Center allow us to slip between different states of being.

Rigden Ngöndro Instructor Training – Invitation Only

December 15 - 19, 2017
The Rigden Ngöndro Instructor Training is designed to help Meditation Instructors who provide support for students doing the Primordial Rigden Ngöndro.  We will work particularly with the view as it has been taught by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche beginning.

Snow Lion Weekthün

With Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

December 27, 2017 - January 3, 2018
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. This week long retreat is open to beginner and experienced meditators.

Cultivating Dignity: People of Color Meditation Retreat

With Acharya Gaylon Ferguson, Acharya Arawana Hayashi and Shastri Charlene Leung

January 5 - 10, 2018
Join us in cultivating human dignity, the necessary ground for healing personal and social oppressions. Open to self-identified people of color with all levels of meditation experience, from all traditions.

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.