Immersive Meditation Retreats

Note: The Mahayana Track for this program is moving online, and will be held June 12 - 26. More information coming soon.  The single focus of the Buddha’s teachings was showing humanity the path to ending more →

Summer Seminar: Weeks I & II

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

June 12–27, 2020
Note: The Mahayana Track for this program is moving online, and will be held June 12 - 26. More information coming soon.  The single focus of the Buddha’s teachings was showing humanity the path to ending 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 Gelong Loden Nyima

June 12–July 10, 2020
This program has been canceled and is being rescheduled for 2021. In today's speedy world, we are all in need of kindness to ourselves. This two-day practice intensive is designed for meditators looking to take a more →

Silent Meditation Intensive: The Cradle of Loving-Kindness

Gelong Loden Nyima

July 17–19, 2020
Note: This program is being rescheduled for 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see updates about SMC's response to the pandemic here. In this retreat participants will learn 4 meditation practices rooted in tradition and more →
Note: This program has been cancelled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see updates about SMC's response to the pandemic here. “Enlightenment is intimacy with all things,” said Dōgen Zenji, a respected teacher in 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 program has been cancelled for these dates. Click here to view the same program offered in July. In today's speedy world, we are all in need of kindness to ourselves. This two-day practice intensive is more →

Silent Meditation Intensive: The Cradle of Loving-Kindness

Gelong Loden Nyima

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 →
The silence and majesty of the Colorado Rockies provides the ideal backdrop for exploring the Buddhist approach to the end of life. This seven-day program is the second in a series of three retreats designed to more →

Graceful Entry: Preparing for a Good Rebirth

Andrew Holecek

August 14–21, 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 →
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

August 25–30, 2020
Note: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the dates for this retreat have been changed from May 12th-17th to November 10th-15th. Our minds and bodies are naturally awake, whole, complete, healthy, and sacred. Yet in today's speedy more →

Beyond Hope and Fear

Gelong Loden Nyima and Melissa Lago

November 10–15, 2020
Note: This program has been rescheduled from 2020 to June 18 - 25, 2021. All of us have an innate capacity to experience well being, strength, and confidence, even in the face of stress, pain, or more →

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat: A 7-Day, Teacher-Led, Silent Retreat

Janet Solyntjes and Jim Colosi

June 18–25, 2021