Programs

  • No Lodging - Commuter – $760.00
  • Shrine room – $900.00

Date & Time Details: Program begins Thursday evening, Dec. 27th, with dinner. Program ends Thursday Jan. 3rd with a festive dinner. Participants may stay Thursday night, have breakfast and travel Friday morning.

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Snow Lion Weekthün

With Shastri Mary Campbell

December 27, 2018 - January 3, 2019

Please join us for our annual week long meditation intensive, an opportunity to fully immerse oneself in mindfulness meditation. This week long program is open to all, beginning and experienced meditators alike.

Snow lions delight in crisp mountain air. They frolic and play in an atmosphere of splendidness, enjoying freshness on the spot and radiating unconditional healthiness.  Thinking of others is the lion’s discipline and the gateway to the discovery of awakened heart.

This week of group retreat will be based on mindfulness-awareness (shamatha-vipashayana) and contemplation practices with opportunities for individual and group meditation instruction, conversation and gentle physical activity.  Some days will be in silence. There will be time to walk outdoors and enjoy the elemental magic and beauty of Sky Lake.  Together we will explore the Shambhala Buddhist teachings on unconditional healthiness, loving kindness, bravery and awakening the heart.

Full participation in this week of retreat fulfills the weekthun requirement that is a prerequisite for Shambhala Buddhist Assemblies.

Teacher

Shastri Mary Campbell
Mary Campbell has been a student of the Shambhala Buddhist teachings since 1981. She is a meditation instructor and teacher within the Shambhala Buddhist tradition and a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatry and Mental Health. In 2010, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche appointed Mary as a Shastri (senior teacher) for Halifax. Mary teaches widely in Shambhala and for many years has taught mindfulness within health care settings. She has written on mindfulness for nursing publications and is a coinvestigator in mindfulness research.
Learn more about Shastri Mary Campbell