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Kasung: Dorje Dradul Sadhana

Kasung Kyi Khyap Jesse Grimes

Sunday 24 August 2014


Kasung Kyi Khyap Jesse Grimes and Kasung Shastri Andrew Sacamano, Rupön will lead and offer commentary on the practice of the Dorje Dradul Sadhana, followed by discussion and the opportunity for participants to ask questions.

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Contentment in Everyday Life

Acharya Eve Rosenthal

Monday 1 September 2014


Contentment can be hard to find. Much of the time we search for contentment in things, achievements or relationships. With meditation and contemplation practice, we can relax with ourselves as we are and appreciate simple human experience.

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Kagyu Mahamudra Series Year 3

Dorje Loppon Lodro Dorje

Saturday 13 September 2014


This series continues the study of Khenpo Tsultim Gyamtso Rinpoche's 1993 exposition of Mahamudra Vipashyana.

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Basic Goodness 1 - Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human

Acharya Adam Lobel

Monday 15 September 2014


A journey of contemplative inquiry focused on the timeless question, "Who am I?".

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Vajrayogini Series 3 - Talk 3

Acharya Larry Mermelstein

Saturday 27 September 2014


This presentation consists of listening to Talk 3 from the 1983 ATS - "How to be Vajrayogini". It will be followed by remarks from Acharya Mermelstein and a wide-ranging discussion with participants.


Visit Our Open House to watch some great short videos by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Acharya Noel McLellan, Shastri Holly Gayley and more.

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  • Resetting the Brain (8/14/2014) - Or, The Importance of Daydreaming “In practicing awareness in everyday life, at a certain point, the wandering mind itself, the daydreaming mind itself, turns itself into awareness and reminds you.” The Collected Works of Chögyam Trungpa, Volume 2. Glimpses of Abhidharma, p. 291.  As meditators we train the mind for stability, focus, and awareness. While we […]
  • Kasung Take Lifetime Oaths, Vow to Practice Online (7/24/2014) - Some 20 warriors took the lifetime oath as Dorje Kasung in mid-July at Shambhala Mountain Center, as the Sacred World Assembly drew to a close. Kasung Kyi Kyap Jesse Grimes and Dapon White and Master of the Court Mark Thorpe officiated the event, offering words of inspiration to the group of 50 Kasung. (There was […]
  • Aspirations Coming Forth (4/5/2014) - Over this last week tulip leaves and brave crocuses poked through the cool ground to see the sun, only to be covered by a wet, sloppy snowfall. Now the snow is receding and the bulbs hold forth. These seasonal moments bolster my sense that a huge flowering in Shambhala is rumbling underneath the surface, like […]