Programs

The Three Jewels and the Refuge Vow

with Acharya Mathias Pongracz

November 15th—December 31st

This program is an overview as well as preparation for the Refuge Vow. Continue »

(MIEL-Sp) Meditación en la vida cotidiana

with Shastri Janet Solyntjes

January 25th—December 31st

Este curo provee herramientas y enseñanzas introductorias sobre cómo trabajar con la meditación en la vida cotidiana. Continue »

Wisdom in Everyday Life - April 2018

with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

April 15th—June 15th

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. When we touch the world directly, we discover ordinary magic. Continue »

The Five Keys to Mindful Communication - April 2018

with Acharya Susan Chapman

April 22nd—June 15th

Learn how to use deep listening and mindful speech to strengthen relationships, heal conflicts, and accomplish your goals. NOTE: This course starts April 15, however, registration is open until April 22. Continue »

Mindful Eating: Joining Heaven and Earth at the Meal Table - April 2018

with Marcella Friel

April 22nd—June 15th

If you think of mindful eating as chewing on a single raisin for hours on end, think again. Food can be an expression of human dignity and enlightened society. NOTE: This course starts April 15, however, registration is open until April 22. Continue »

Unconditional Healing: Finding Well-Being Through Adversity - May 2018

with Jeff Rubin

May 8th—June 30th

This course includes video presentations, weekly readings and practice, an interactive discussion forum, and live sessions. NOTE: This course starts May 1, however, registration is possible until May 8. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life - May 2018

with Acharya Holly Gayley

May 15th—June 30th

As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic goodness, we can begin to discover the confidence and personal energy to go forward on the journey, which leads to a sense of joy. Continue »

Basic Goodness 2: How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society - May 2018

with Acharya Arawana Hayashi

May 15th—June 30th

This six-session recorded course explores our relationships with others, an aspiration to help our world, and specific aspects of social transformation. Continue »

Contemplative Photography: Miksang Level II - June 2018

with Miriam Hall

June 1st—July 1st

This course includes six live sessions. Explore your phenomenal world through photography! Continue »

The Five Keys to Mindful Communication - June 2018

with Acharya Susan Chapman & Greg Heffron

June 15th—July 31st

Learn how to use deep listening and mindful speech to strengthen relationships, heal conflicts, and accomplish your goals. Continue »

Write Now: Contemplative Writing - June 2018

with Miriam Hall

June 15th—July 31st

This course introduces the practice of Contemplative Writing, combining Writing Practice (from Natalie Goldberg) with Shambhala teachings. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life - August 2018

with Shastri Janet Solyntjes

August 15th—October 15th

This course provides introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life. Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life - September 2018

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

September 15th—October 20th

Learning to work with our anxiety, we are not blocked by fear. Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings of mind and nature of reality, we learn to see clearly. Continue »

Basic Goodness 3: What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality - September 2018

with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

September 15th—November 15th

Emphasizing core Buddhist teachings and the natural world, this course helps reveal the magic and wonder of the world. Continue »

Basic Goodness 1: Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human - October 2018

with Acharya Adam Lobel

October 15th—November 26th

A journey of contemplative inquiry focused on the timeless question, "Who am I?" Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life - October 2018

with Acharya Eve Rosenthal

October 15th—November 19th

Contentment can be hard to find. With meditation and contemplation practice, we can relax with ourselves as we are and appreciate simple human experience. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life - December 2018

with Acharya Holly Gayley

December 15th—January 19th (2019)

As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic goodness, we can begin to discover the confidence and personal energy to go forward on the journey, which leads to a sense of joy. Continue »

Basic Goodness 2: How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society

with Acharya Arawana Hayashi

December 15th—January 26th (2019)

This six-session recorded course explores our relationships with others, an aspiration to help our world, and specific aspects of social transformation. Continue »

Wisdom in Everyday Life - November 2018

with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

December 15th—January 19th (2019)

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. When we touch the world directly, we discover ordinary magic. Continue »