Acharya Allyn Lyon

Acharya Allyn Lyon

Acharya Allyn Lyon is a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. She has served as director of Shambhala Mountain Center and has taught at Vajradhatu Seminary. Allyn has traveled and taught extensively in Europe, the U.S. and Mexico, as well as at Naropa University. She currently serves as resident Acharya at Shambhala Mountain Center and in  Los Angeles, California. Allyn is known for the clarity and directness of her teaching and for her irreverent sense of humor.

Upcoming Programs by Acharya Allyn Lyon

Achayra Allyn Lyon

Weeklong Ngöndro Intensive

April 17–25, 2014

Whether you are seeking to establish your Ngöndro practice or are an experienced practitioner, join us for this intensive program. By practicing in a group context, we increase both our personal and group windhorse, while giving power and potency to the vision of Shambhala.  We also foster a sense of camaraderie and celebration during our [...]

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Summer Dathun: A Month-long Meditation Retreat

July 23–August 20, 2014

Meditate for a week or the full month of Dathun. Our program will include individual meditation instruction, guided meditations to deepen our shamatha practice, and contemplative meditation to develop insight and open our hearts to compassion. Composed of four weekly segments called “Weekthuns,” this month-long retreat allows participants to attend anywhere from one week up [...]

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Summer Weekthun: A Week-long Meditation Retreat

July 23–August 20, 2014

“Whether we sit for a month or a week, coming to
 a Dathun is a profound step. We have heard about peace, strength of mind, and enlightenment. During Dathun, we discover what these elements are, we see that they are innate, and we learn to bring them into our experience.” — Sakyong, Mipham Rinpoche Dathun, [...]

Meditating

Summer Dathun: A Month-long Meditation Retreat

July 23–August 20, 2014

Weekthun II and III

July 30–August 13, 2014

Weekthun II

July 30–August 6, 2014

Weekthun III and IV

August 6–20, 2014

Weekthun III

August 6–13, 2014