• No Lodging - Commuter – $420.00
  • Shared Room – $546.00
  • Shrine room – $480.00
  • Single room- Based on availability. Please check before paying in full. – $750.00

Date & Time Details: Registration is at 5pm on Friday night, followed by dinner at 6:30, then the evening talk at 7:30. Departure is on Monday after lunch.

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Sacred Path: Great Eastern Sun & Windhorse

With Acharya Eric Spiegel

February 15 - 18, 2019

Greast Eastern Sun and Windhorse mark the beginning of the Shambhala Training Sacred Path, which introduces advanced warriorship practices that extend the basic mindfulness-awareness meditation training introduced in Weekends I-V. These practices are based on a societal vision and aspiration to help the world.

This level of training cultivates one’s dignity and natural gifts that are able to widen one’s sphere of compassionate and practical influence.

This long weekend program (Friday evening, Saturday, Sunday & Monday) teaches how to see the Great Eastern Sun, the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists. We will also begin studying the root text, The Letter of the Black Ashe, which includes the instruction for raising windhorse, a practice for opening the heart and refreshing one’s confidence.

Material fee: $50


Acharya Eric Spiegel
Eric Spiegel has been of student of the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche since 1971 when he was given a copy of Trungpa’s book “Meditation in Action”, just after his 19th birthday. “It was the first time I realized that someone else knew who I was and how I saw the world,” he says. After quickly moving to Boulder to join the growing community of students who were gathering around the Vidyadhara, he began working at Naropa Institute when it was founded in 1973. On the Vajra Regent’s instructions, he moved to Karmê Chöling in 1978 and made a genuine connection with practice…
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