MelissaRobinson

Melissa Robinson

Melissa began practicing in New York City in the early 1970’s. She and her family moved to Boulder, Colorado, in 1978 and she has been teaching in the Buddhist and Shambhala traditions since the 1980s. She and her husband retired to Northern Colorado in 2012 after sixteen years as the Resident Directors of Dorje Khyung Dzong Retreat Center.

Upcoming Programs by Melissa Robinson

FourDignities

Sacred Path: Great Eastern Sun, Windhorse and Drala

Also Roland Cohen

February 19–25, 2016

This program has been cancelled.  The Sacred Path program continues to deal with bringing the principles of warriorship and the practice of mindfulness-awareness into daily life. In particular, it is designed to nurture the student’s natural ability to experience the world as sacred and his or her aspiration to create an enlightened society. We receive […]

FourDignities

Sacred Path: Great Eastern Sun

Also Roland Cohen

February 19–21, 2016

This program has been cancelled.  In this program, we learn how to see the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists – the Great Eastern Sun. This retreat marks the beginning of the Sacred Path, which introduces further practices of warriorship. Prerequisite:  Shambhala Training Level V;  Rigden Weekend;  the Way of […]

FourDignities

Sacred Path: Windhorse

Also Roland Cohen

February 20–23, 2016

This program has been cancelled.  In Windhorse one receives the root text that gives the instruction for “raising Windhorse,” a practice which opens the heart and refreshes one’s confidence. One learns through this practice to bring about skillful and heartfelt social engagement, enabling one to go forward in the midst of whatever challenges occur. Prerequisite: […]

FourDignities

Sacred Path: Drala

Also Roland Cohen

February 22–25, 2016

This program has been cancelled.  Through exploring the depths 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. Prerequisite: Windhorse. To register for the whole five day Sacred Path program, click here.