Buddhist Meditation Retreats

This program has been cancelled. Green Tara is said to have been born from the tears of the great compassionate Buddha, Chenrezig. She is the ultimate manifestation of sacred female enlightenment and activity. With one foot more →

Green Tara: Enlightened Feminine Wisdom in Action

Nashalla Nyinda

February 28–March 1, 2020
All the world’s wisdom traditions counsel retreat practice in order to return to life strengthened, softened, and fully engaged. In this spirit, we will take a deep dive into the sitting practice of meditation. Each day more →

Open Heart, Clear Mind: A Week-Long Meditation Retreat

Susan Piver and Kevin Townley

March 13–21, 2020
This retreat offers an introduction to the process of Feeding Your Demons, a powerful and profound method for working with rather than fighting against the obstacles, conflicts, and challenges of our lives. By meeting our fears more →
It shouldn’t be a secret that historically marginalized communities and peoples are deeply traumatized right now. Each day there are new threats impacting the wellbeing of communities all over the world. This is part of systematic more →
Heart of Recovery introduces the ancient wisdom of meditation to the path of recovery from addictive behaviors in order to support our commitment to our journey. During this weekend, we will learn a new way of more →

Heart of Recovery Retreat

April 24–26, 2020
All of us have an innate capacity to experience well-being, resilience, and unconditional kindness. In order to enhance this capacity, we will directly explore the power of mind and heart in a silent and supportive atmosphere. more →

5-Day Silent Mindfulness Retreat

Janet Solyntjes

April 28–May 3, 2020
Discover the remarkable world of nocturnal meditation, where a wealth of wisdom awaits you every night. Lucid dreaming and dream yoga have boundless potential for rapid psychological and spiritual growth. During this weekend we’ll explore the more →

Lucid Dream Yoga

Andrew Holecek

May 8–10, 2020
Our minds and bodies are naturally awake, whole, complete, healthy, and sacred. Yet in today's speedy and chaotic world, many of us come to meditation from feelings of extreme stress, anxiety, heartbreak, despair, loneliness, and exhaustion. more →

Beyond Hope and Fear

Shastri Loden Nyima and Melissa Lago

May 12–17, 2020
Join us for this unique retreat combining practices of body, perception, and meditation to support immersion into a complete mindfulness mandala. We practice on the meditation seat within daily periods of silence, allowing us to deepen more →

Touching the Moment: Indelible Presence

Acharya Dale Asrael and Cynthia Moku

May 14–18, 2020
The single focus of the Buddha’s teachings was showing humanity the path to ending suffering and reconnecting with our natural state of freedom and openness. The profundity and sophistication with which the Buddha expressed a path more →

Summer Seminar I: Discovering the Path of Liberation, and II: Living Wisdom and Compassion

Acharya Susan Chapman, Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown, Acharya Holly Gayley, Acharya Daniel Hessey and Shastri Loden Nyima

June 12–July 10, 2020
When we release belief in the ego, we release our suffering as well—an insight which is the essence of liberation. Experience the wisdom of this truth directly as Michael W. Taft guides you in meditation techniques more →
Sadhana Intensive in the Great Stupa Join us as we immerse ourselves in the vivid world of Vajrayogini, exploring the richness of yidam practice. A treasure of the Kagyu lineage, this sadhana holds the power to more →

Vajrayogini: The Glorious Coemergent Mother

Larry Mermelstein

June 15–25, 2020
Join us for a weekend in the foundational practices of Joanna Macy’s root teaching of the Work That Reconnects, both for our own restoration and to grow our capacity to share these Practices with our communities. more →
In this retreat participants will learn 4 meditation practices rooted in tradition and confirmed by neuroscience. One day is spent on each practice, allowing participants to experience its purpose, what it does to our consciousness, and more →
“Enlightenment is intimacy with all things,” said Dōgen Zenji, a respected teacher in the Zen Buddhist tradition. In this retreat, we’ll explore the meaning and implications of Dōgen’s words, both in terms of our close relationships more →

Intimacy and Awakening: an Insight Meditation Retreat

David Chernikoff

July 29–August 2, 2020
Like all other branches of science, the science of mind must be primarily based on the rigorous observation of natural phenomena. Much as astronomers rely on the telescope, so do contemplatives rely on the power of more →
This weekend invites you to open into the Prajñāpāramitā (perfection of wisdom) teachings that draw from a collection of Mahayana Buddhist texts pointing to non-conceptual ways of actualizing the nature of reality, as well as the more →

The Great Mother of Non-Duality: Perfecting Transcendent Wisdom

Dr. Amelia Hall and Nashalla Nyinda

August 7–9, 2020
Deepen your connection to your practice and open your heart. Intensive practice provides a profoundly fresh view of our life—so precious in this increasingly hectic world. Designed for both newcomers and experienced students, this week-long retreat more →
Deepen your connection to your practice and open your heart. Intensive practice provides a profoundly fresh view of our life—so precious in this increasingly hectic world. Designed for both newcomers and experienced students, this week-long retreat more →
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Radical Dharma Conversation & Camp Combined Registration

Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Lama Rod Owens and Dr. Jasmine Syedullah

August 15–22, 2020
Deepen your connection to your practice and open your heart. Intensive practice provides a profoundly fresh view of our life—so precious in this increasingly hectic world. Designed for both newcomers and experienced students, this week-long retreat more →
Join renowned meditation master Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche for this special meditation retreat designed to take us through a progression of the true human experience of happiness and a sense of well-being to the total transformation of more →