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Shambhala Level III: Warrior in the World

Rockland Shambhala
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Shambhala Level III: Warrior in the World
with Shastri Veit Weber
Friday, May 4, 7-9 p.m.
Saturday, May 5, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, May 6, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Way of Shambhala curriculum was designed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche based on the Shambhala Teachings of his father, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. The Shambhala Path emphasizes the development of genuineness, confidence, good humor, and personal human dignity.

Shambhala Training Level III, Warrior in the World, is the part of our path that draws upon our newfound strength and insight to help us negotiate the larger world of relationships, work, and life in general. Everyday choices become clearer as we learn to step out of our conditioning and open to the freshness of each new moment. We find ourselves responding creatively to even the most difficult situations as we discover a range and depth of inner capacities we never knew we had.

The weekend training invites us to bring the mindfulness and awareness of meditation practice into everyday life. Alive to our sense perceptions, we can venture into the world with a vulnerability that is fearless, gentle, and awake. The program includes meditation instruction, talks by the Director, group discussions, guided contemplative practice, and individual interviews with instructors.

Level: open to all who have completed Level I & II

Cost: $150-175 sliding scale or pay-what-you-can

Registration: Early registration is recommended to save your space and it also helps the staff plan for the program. Kindly complete payment at the link above or contact Lindsay at rocklandshambhala@gmail.com or 594-1694 to register and discuss other payment options. Note: If you are able to pay $175, you will help someone else participate. Thank you!

Generosity policy: We have a generosity policy to make our offerings available to all who wish to participate. If the suggested amounts are an obstacle for you, please consider what is possible in your current situation and offer as much of the program fee as you can. Kindly register ahead by email. Thank you!

Housing: If you are coming from out-of-town and would like help finding a place to stay, please email Lindsay at rocklandshambhala@gmail.com.

Recommended text: Shambhala: Sacred Path of the Warrior by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Veit Weber was appointed Shastri, or senior Buddhist teacher, by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in 2010. He oversees Shambhala Practice & Education in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, Canada. Veit is a third generation blacksmith. He runs Weber's Ironworks in Nortondale, New Brunswick.