Summer Half Dathün

Acharya Michael Greenleaf

July 6–21, 2019

Tuition $0 + 15 nights

Acharya Michael Greenleaf

A half-dathün is two weeks of intensive group meditation retreat for new and experienced meditators interested in deepening their mindfulness-awareness. Doing this practice transforms how we relate to ourselves and everyday life by allowing us to get to know our mind and patterns. In this immersive experience, mindfulness practice goes beyond the meditation hall, with every aspect of daily life becoming a practice of wakefulness and an opportunity to make better friends with ourselves and our world. Practices include: sitting meditation, walking meditation, daily chants, silence, contemplative silent meals, and light chores supporting the retreat.

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Acharya Michael Greenleaf

Acharya Greenleaf began his dharma practice as a teenager in 1974. In 2005, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche appointed Michael as an Acharya or Senior Teacher in the Shambhala lineage. He is a CPA and holds a MBA from New York University. His work focus is nonprofit marketing and development.

Program Details

Registration takes place from 2– 5 pm on your program start date. All participants and volunteer staff must check in at our Guest Registration house. Please arrive before 5 pm to check-in and settle into your accommodations. Your program begins with dinner, followed by an orientation. The Guest Registration house closes at 5 pm after which no one is available to provide information or orient you to your accommodations. All programs usually end at 12:30 pm on the program's departure date, followed by lunch. Further specifics regarding your program's schedule will be available upon arrival. If applicable, you will receive an email from the program coordinator in the week prior to your program with any additional information you may need.