Acharya Allyn Lyon

Acharya Allyn Lyon

Acharya Allyn Lyon is a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. She has served as director of Shambhala Mountain Center and has taught at Vajradhatu Seminary. Allyn has traveled and taught extensively in Europe, the U.S. and Mexico, as well as at Naropa University. She currently serves as resident Acharya at Shambhala Mountain Center and in  Los Angeles, California. Allyn is known for the clarity and directness of her teaching and for her irreverent sense of humor.

Upcoming Programs by Acharya Allyn Lyon

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Summer Dathun: A Month-long Meditation Retreat

July 24–August 21, 2015

Meditate for a week or the full month of Dathun. Our program will include individual meditation instruction, guided meditations to deepen our shamatha practice, and contemplative meditation to develop insight and open our hearts to compassion. Composed of four weekly segments called “Weekthuns,” this month-long retreat allows participants to attend anywhere from one week up […]

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Summer Weekthun: A Week-long Meditation Retreat

July 24–August 21, 2015

“Whether we sit for a month or a week, coming to
 a Dathun is a profound step. We have heard about peace, strength of mind, and enlightenment. During Dathun, we discover what these elements are, we see that they are innate, and we learn to bring them into our experience.” — Sakyong, Mipham Rinpoche Dathun, […]

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Weekthun I and II

July 24–August 7, 2015
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Summer Dathun: A Month-long Meditation Retreat

July 24–August 21, 2015
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Weekthun I

July 24–31, 2015

“Whether we sit for a month or a week, coming to
 a Dathun is a profound step. We have heard about peace, strength of mind, and enlightenment. During Dathun, we discover what these elements are, we see that they are innate, and we learn to bring them into our experience.” — Sakyong, Mipham Rinpoche Dathun, […]

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Weekthun II and III

July 31–August 14, 2015
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Weekthun II

July 31–August 7, 2015

“Whether we sit for a month or a week, coming to
 a Dathun is a profound step. We have heard about peace, strength of mind, and enlightenment. During Dathun, we discover what these elements are, we see that they are innate, and we learn to bring them into our experience.” — Sakyong, Mipham Rinpoche Dathun, […]

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Weekthun III and IV

August 7–21, 2015
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Weekthun III

August 7–14, 2015

“Whether we sit for a month or a week, coming to
 a Dathun is a profound step. We have heard about peace, strength of mind, and enlightenment. During Dathun, we discover what these elements are, we see that they are innate, and we learn to bring them into our experience.” — Sakyong, Mipham Rinpoche Dathun, […]