Program Details

Ashe Mahamudra

with Richard John
October 5 / 9:00 AM - October 5 / 6:00 PM

The Ashe Mahamudra connects the traditional "Looking" and"Pointing Out" practice instructions of Mahamudra with the Shambhala wisdom of Ashe and the path of the Four Dignities. This liturgy, written by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, aligns the dignities with the famous four recognitions taught by the Ninth Karmapa: Mind is appearance, appearance is emptiness, emptiness is luminosity and luminosity is spontaneous presence.

PREREQUISITE : Sacred World Assembly, Vajrayana seminary or Vajrayana student

IMPORTANT : program will take place in English with French translation

PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CONDITION : will take place only if pandemic circumstances allow for the acharya to travel to Montreal


This day-long retreat is open to all the tantrikas of the sangha.

Tea and coffee will be served between 8:30 and 9:00.


An early student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Richard was appointed acharya by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. He completed the first three-year group retreat at Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, and has for many years taught Shambhala Buddhist programs in the US, Canada and Mexico.

Please consult our COVID measures prior to visiting the Centre.


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