This course will introduce the key principles of tantra and provide a direct and experiential picture of the tantric world, including the importance of self-existing energy, the mandala principle, and the difference between Buddhist and Hindu tantra – str
Participants study the Vidyadhara's terma text, The Letter of the Black Ashe, which gives the instruction for "raising windhorse." Hosted by Karmê Chöling Meditation Retreat Center, the practice of windhorse opens the heart and refreshes one's confidence.
Through exploring the depth of perception, one engages the elemental and magical strength inherent in the world. The principle of drala refers to the sacred energy and power that exists when we step beyond aggression.
Open Sky: Shambhala Training Level V builds on the presentation of basic goodness in Shambhala Level I, the teachings on “cocoon” in Shambhala Level II, the exploration of fearlessness in Level III, and our deeper connection to inquisitiveness and openne
This is part of a series of three weekend trainings on giving meditation instruction. You do not need to attend all three weekends.
Prerequisites: Weekend Three is for authorized Meditation Instructors and those being mentored into the role only.
Great Eastern Sun builds on the teachings of basic goodness, “cocoon”, fearlessness, inquisitiveness, and openness in the Heart of Warriorship series (Shambhala Training Levels I-V) and introduces how to see the primordial energy and brilliance that is a
Windhorse builds on the teachings of basic goodness, “cocoon”, fearlessness, inquisitiveness, and openness in Shambhala Training Levels 1-V and the teachings of the Great Eastern Sun—a societal vision and aspiration to help the world manifest a good huma
Drala is a Tibetan word that doesn’t have a simple translation. It refers to the sacred energy and power that exists when we step beyond aggression and also refers to the wisdom of “direct perception” that can be accessed through the senses. Many cultures