Four Karmas Fire Puja

Lynele Jones and Reed Bye

January 8–18, 2020

Tuition $100 + 10 nights

Lynele Jones


Reed Bye

Shambhala Mountain Center is delighted to offer this Vajrayogini Four Karmas Fire Puja. Whether you are a veteran of previous Four Karmas Fire Pujas or are a first-time participant, please join us for this powerful practice intensive.

If you have completed a full Four Karmas Fire Puja before, you are invited to attend discrete segments as outlined below:

Set Up: Jan 8 – 9

Pacifying: Jan 10 – 11

Enriching: Jan 12 – 13

Magnetizing: Jan 14 -15

Magnetizing, Destroying, Feast and Take Down: Jan 15 – 18

If attending a portion of the Fire Puja, you must attend the entire section. Part-time attendees wishing to attend the Destroying segment of the retreat must also attend one day of Magnetizing as well. If you are attending the Pacifying segment, please consider also coming for the set-up days. Please register by calling our Guest Services office at (970) 881-2184.


This is an advanced Vajrayogini practice retreat and is restricted to practitioners who have received Vajrayogini Abhisheka and completed Vajrayogini Amending the Mantra Fire Puja.

Lynele Jones

Lynele Jones received Vajrayogini abhisheka from the Vidyadhara Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1983. After his death, she studied with Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche and other teachers. Since completion of three-year retreat at Gampo Abbey in 2010, she has coordinated and mentored several Vajrayana practices for the Boulder sangha. She feels a deep appreciation for the potency of fire offering practice to help us work with and transform our strong emotions.

Reed Bye

Reed Bye is Professor Emeritus at Naropa University, where he taught writing and poetics for many years. He has been practicing the sadhana of Vajrayogini since the 1980s, and, with Lynele Jones, led a Four Karmas fire offering in 2018.

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