Buddhist Meditation Retreats

Tonglen is a practice of giving and receiving, perfectly manifesting the embodiment of Medicine Buddha. Intermingling these practices helps those experiencing pain of any kind, illness, as well as those dying or already passed. Formal meditation more →

Medicine Buddha and the Practice of Compassion

Venerable Khenpo Jigme and Nashalla Nyinda

October 19–21, 2018
The Wheel of Life is a Buddhist allegorical painting dating back to ancient India. The painting describes how our sense of self and our life in this world take shape, portraying how we think, how we more →

Awakening from the Daydream

David Nichtern

October 26–28, 2018
In this week-long retreat, we will explore what it means to be an individual and what it means to be a part of a society through the lens of the meditative traditions. In contemplating the question, more →
This time of year can leave many of us feeling stressed-out and disconnected. Celebrate the magic of genuine connection – with yourself, others and our world– in this naturally reflective time of year. Settle into presence more →

Holiday Meditation Retreat: Renewing Body, Mind and Spirit

Shastri Calryn Aston

December 21–27, 2018
https://www.shambhalamountain.org/program/hh1218-holiday-meditation-retreat-renewing-body-mind-and-spirit/   https://www.shambhalamountain.org/program/ny1218-take-a-leap-into-2019-establish-your-intention-and-commitment/    

Holiday Meditation Retreat & Take a Leap Registration

Shastri Calryn Aston and Shastri Jon Barbieri

December 21, 2018–January 1, 2019
This weekend will explore the core tenets of Buddhism for those who are interested in establishing a meditation practice as well those who have a current practice but want to learn more about the foundational philosophy more →
Settle into your own nature by simply sitting. The emphasis during this weekend retreat will be the practice of “zazen”, sitting meditation. In the style of Zen Sesshin, we will rise early and bring every aspect more →

Practicing Simplicity: An Introduction to Zen Practice

Katharine Kaufman and Michael Wood

March 1–3, 2019
  Practicing the genuine dharma expands our wealth: our happiness, our generosity, our warmth, our community, and our overall sense of wellbeing. When we are contained within ourselves, unable to connect with others and feel the more →

Expansive Nature of Love

Anyen Rinpoche and Allison Choying Zangmo

March 22–24, 2019
When we release belief in the ego, we release our suffering as well—an insight which is the essence of liberation. Explore and experience the wisdom of this truth as Michael W. Taft guides you in meditation more →