Shambhala Sacred Path: Great Eastern Sun, Windhorse & Drala with Frank Berliner

Frank Berliner

May 2–6, 2007

Tuition $195 + 4 nights

Enter the Sacred Path of the Warrior in this intensive retreat format. In Great Eastern Sun, we will learn to see the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists, the living context for building a sane society. In Windhorse, we will cultivate our abililty to open our heart and connect directly with the inherent confidence of the warrior’s way. We will deepen our perception in Drala, as we engage with the elemental and magical strength in the phenomenal world.

Prerequisites: Shambhala Training Heart of Warriorship program (Levels I – V)

Fees for texts ($25 for Windhorse and $30 for Drala) are included in the total cost of the program below.

Due to limited housing availability, if you would like to book all three programs, we can offer rooms in lodge housing for May 2 – 4 (Great Eastern Sun and Windhorse) and rooms in Red Feather for May 4 – 6 (Drala). To book these segments, visit this page for May 2 – 4 accommodations and this page for May 4 – 6 accommodations.

A room in a solar-powered house one half mile from SMC is available. If you are interested in a room with one king and a shared bath for $139 a night plus tuition, please contact with ‘Red Garuda’ in the subject line of your email.

Frank Berliner, MA, is a core faculty member at Naropa University, where he teaches Buddhist and Western humanistic/existential psychology and has pioneered the teaching of meditation on-line there since 1999. A senior student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, he has served as national director for Shambhala Training, and executive director and resident teacher of the Shambhala Meditation Center in Berkeley, California. He now maintains a private practice as a psychotherapist and organizational consultant in Boulder, Colorado, specializing in executive coaching, communication and conflict resolution.

Frank Berliner

Frank Berliner is an associate professor of Contemplative Psychology at Naropa University. He became a student of the Vidyadhara in 1974 and later served as the national director of Shambhala Training, and executive director and resident teacher of the Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center. Frank is also a psychotherapist and life coach in Boulder, Colorado.



Program Details

Financial aid is available for this program.