Sacred Earth & Healing Arts of Tibet: The Monks of Gaden Shartse Monastery

Northern California  

June 1, 2014toJune 8, 2014

Tibetan Gallery

Click on the link to see the  full week-long schedule, including Chenrezig sand mandala, Buddhist teachings, and family activities. Please RSVP in advance, as space is limited for dharma teachings and the pageant.

Practicing in the Wild and Cultivated World

Southwest USA  

June 4, 2014toJune 8, 2014

refuge cloudsUpaya Zen Center

Zen koan: “The whole earth is medicine, what is the self?”

Join Roshi Joan Halifax, Wendy Johnson, Don Usner, and William DeBuys in this retreat that explores the self through the experience of bhavana, or cultivation, bringing forth the great Read More »

Compassion and its Shadows: The Work of Opening the Heart

Northeast USA  

June 6, 2014toJune 8, 2014

Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Many of us were first drawn to spirituality, and specifically to Buddhism, by it vision and descriptions of the warm, inclusive, and awakened Read More »

Introduction to the Art of Noh, with Richard Emmert

Northeast USA  

June 6, 2014toJune 8, 2014

Zen Mountain Monastery

Noh, a 600-year-old traditional stage art of Japan, combines highly stylized elements of dance, chant, and music. Requiring intense inner concentration and physical discipline, Read More »

Skillful Means and Emptiness, with C. W. Huntington, Jr.

Northeast USA  

June 6, 2014toJune 8, 2014

Zen Mountain Monastery

One of the central paradoxes of Mahāyāna Buddhism is captured in a verse by the famous Indian philosopher Nāgārjuna:
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Young Adults Explore Buddhism with Ven.Thubten Chodron

Northwest USA  Thubten Chodron  Tibetan Buddhism  

June 6, 2014toJune 13, 2014

jul13explore5Newport, WA

Curious about Buddhism or meditation? Looking for a way to express your spiritual values and hopes for a better world? Sravasti Abbey invites young adults aged 18 to 29 to explore the Buddha’s teachings within American culture. No meditation experience is necessary – just an open and curious mind/heart.

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Dorzin Rinpoche in Seattle

Northwest USA  

June 6, 2014toJune 8, 2014

Dorzin RinpocheDrikung Seattle is delighted to welcome Dorzin Rinpoche for his first visit on June 6-8, 2014.

HE Garchen Rinpoche specifically requested Dorzin Rinpoche to teach Gampopa in Seattle. Gampopa was the foremost disciple of Tibet’s great yogi, Milarepa. Read More »

Sharing the Dharma Day

Northwest USA  

June 8, 2014
10:00 amto4:00 pm

Venerable Thubten ChodronNewport, WA

One Sunday per month, Sravasti Abbey opens its doors for Sharing the Dharma Day, an opportunity for newcomers and old friends to explore the Buddha’s teachings and share in community fellowship. People from all faiths and backgrounds can apply the principles explored on Sharing the Dharma Day to Read More »

Week-long summer retreats at Nyingma Institute

Northern California  

June 9, 2014toAugust 16, 2014

Sideview of entry with prayer flagsBerkeley, CA

With an emphasis on joyful engagement in life, the Nyingma Institute in Berkeley, California has been bringing the riches of the Tibetan tradition to the Western world since 1972. Read More »

Nyingma Institute summer courses

Northern California  

June 9, 2014toAugust 15, 2014

Nyingma Institute Entrance with Prayer FlagsBerkeley, California

With an emphasis on joyful engagement in life, the Nyingma Institute has been bringing the riches of the Tibetan tradition to the Western world since 1972. Read More »

Breathing Through the Whole Body, with Will Johnson

Northeast USA  

June 13, 2014toJune 22, 2014

Will Johnson Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Part of Natural Dharma Fellowship’s Body Series, this embodied Mahamudra retreat incorporates meditation, movement, and bodywork to unleash the potential for freedom in the body-mind continuum. In this 8-day retreat, participants will be guided in an exploration of the
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Face to Face: Art Practice Portraits, with Hojin Osho

Northeast USA  

June 13, 2014toJune 15, 2014

Zen Mountain Monastery

What is a face? When we look in the mirror, what do we see? Human faces fill our lives: we recognize each other by our faces and express our every emotion through them, but Read More »

Tibetan Language Summer Intensive at the Samdrup School in Boudhanath, Nepal

Nepal  

June 15, 2014toAugust 15, 2015

This year, we will offer a Tibetan Language Summer Intensive for both beginners and intermediate students, from June 15 to August 15. We are also planning a Tibetan Language Winter Intensive starting in January 2015. Read More »