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Dorje Denma Ling

 
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In-House Retreat
January 1 - December 31, 2014
We are open year-round for any individual or group who would like to spend time in a quiet, self-directed, individual meditation retreat. These retreats are open to all levels of practice. Meditation instruction is available for beginning meditators.

 
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Mahamudra Retreat
with Richard John
April 11 - 20, 2014
Mahamudra, the "great seal" is among the most profound streams of teaching and practice of Vajrayana Buddhism, and is revered as the most powerful support for all the other tantric practices. It is also extremely simple and direct.

 
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Spring Family Gathering
April 25 - 27, 2014
There will be lots of spring activities for children and adults including outdoor and indoor mindfulness activities.

 
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Magnetizing Fire Offering Weekend
with Mark Nowakowski
May 2 - 4, 2014
Our annual special weekend fire offering for magnetizing all good things to Dorje Denma Ling and all beings everywhere. For those sadhakas who have completed a Vajrayogini Amending the Mantra Fire Offering.

 
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Release and Reveal - Intuitive Astrology
with Deborah Young
May 2 - 4, 2014
"Our outer world actively reflects our inner world. Your Astrological Chart reveals both."
Join us for a special weekend of heartfelt self-exploration, guided by accomplished astrologer and psychic Deborah Young.

 
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The Atlantic Contemplative Centre Presents: Creating Programs to support Mindfulness Practice: an Appreciative Inquiry Retreat
May 10 - 11, 2014
The focus of this retreat will be to explore existing programs and generate ideas for new programs that support secular mindfulness practice including online and in person approaches.

 
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Essential Heart of Kasungship II
with Toby Sifton
May 16 - 18, 2014
Essential Heart of Kasungship is a series of training programs for all Kasung. The intent is to bring us together in the context of Kasung Shambhala teachings, to deepen and sharpen our individual understanding of Kasungship and our shared sense of camara

 
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Summer Set-Up
May 22 - 25, 2014
Help Dorje Denma Ling prepare for the summer while earning $25/day program credit during this weekend of work, practice, community, and celebration.

 
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Enlightened Society Assembly
with Richard John & Mary Campbell
May 31 - June 15, 2014
This Assembly will focus on how we can create enlightened society on the spot, at home, in our city and nation, and wherever we go.

 
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Direct Perception - The Creative Process
with Jerry Granelli & Barbara Bash Alan Syliboy
June 25 - 29, 2014
Join us in exploring the Creative Process in all art forms. Three of the most provocative creativity teachers will lead us, sharing their unique, experiential workshop practices designed to help us see and experience the world and our own creative power.

 
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Introduction to the Path of Buddha: View, Meditation, and Action
with David Sable
June 27 - 29, 2014
In this program we will explore the Buddhist view of life, the basic Buddhist meditation practice, and the implications for bringing mindfulness and awareness into daily life.

 
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Scorpion Seal Assembly 3
July 12 - 23, 2014
The prerequisites for the Scorpion Seal Assembly 3 are attendance of Scorpion Seal Assemblies 1 and 2, and completion of the mantra requirements given at those programs.

 
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Scorpion Seal Assembly 6
with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
July 30 - August 10, 2014
Prerequisites for this program are completion of Scorpion Seal Assembly Years 1-5, and the mantra requirements specified for each.

 
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Scorpion Seal Assembly 1
with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
July 30 - August 10, 2014
The Scorpion Seal Assembly provides the context in which to introduce the practice and view of The Scorpion Seal of the Golden Sun-- the highest Shambhala teachings.

 
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Summer Vajrayana Retreat
August 16 - 24, 2014
All vajrayana students are welcome to this retreat that will take place during Family Camp. Children's programming will be provided, and the retreat will be structured to meet group practice requirements for ngondro and werma.

 
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Family Camp
August 16 - 24, 2014
Take the opportunity to gather together with the family and enjoy the qualities of sweet summer life while experiencing the beauty of the North Shore.

 
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Summer Weekthun
with Timothy Addison
August 16 - 24, 2014
Enhance your life by spending a week practicing meditation. Your practice will include contemplative meals and walks, exercise, sitting and walking meditation. This retreat will take place during Family Camp. Children's programming will be provided!

 
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Vajrayogini Amending the Mantra Fire Offering
with Larry Mermelstein
September 4 - 14, 2014
For eligible Shambhala vajrayana students who have completed their Vajrayogini requirements by numbers or time.

 
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Shambhala Training: Great Eastern Sun, Windhorse and Drala
with Mary Campbell
September 5 - 10, 2014
A rich opportunity to complete the first three courses of the Sacred Path program of Shambhala Training in the powerful and intense environment of a residential program. Open to graduates of Enlightened Society Assembly.

 
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Atlantic Regional Conference
October 3 - 5, 2014
Come join us in a weekend celebration of the Shambhala Community in the Atlantic provinces!

 
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Fall Take Down
October 10 - 13, 2014
Work, practice and celebrate Thanksgiving with us while earning $25/day program credit.

 
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The Art of Ikebana
with Stéphane Bédard
October 17 - 19, 2014
Those with all levels of experience (including none!) are invited to join in for a joyful workshop with Kalapa Ikebana Master Instructor Stephane Bedard

 
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Hooked, Obsessed, and Addicted: Working with Habitual Patterns Through Mindfulness
with Joseph Litven
November 14 - 16, 2014
During this meditation workshop, we will explore the nature of our habitual patterns in order to transform them into wisdom.

 
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Healing and Transformation with Maitri
with Timothy Walker
November 29 - December 6, 2014
A powerful course in emotional healing for anyone interested in reclaiming wholeness through synchronizing body, mind and spirit.