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Sacred Path : Windhorse
December 7 / 7:00 PM - December 9 / 6:00 PM
NOTE: This program has prerequisites. You must complete Great Eastern Sun to take this course
The Sacred Path program continues to deal with bringing the principles of warriorship and the practice of mindfulness-awareness into daily life.
In particular, it is designed to nurture the student's natural ability to experience the world as sacred and his or her aspiration to create an enlightened society.
During a series of visionary experiences that took place between 1976 and 1980, Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche wrote down what became known as the Shambhala texts. The Sacred Path of the Warrior is based on these texts and on the extensive commentaries Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche gave on these teachings and on how to practice them in modern times.
One studies the text that gives the instruction for “raising windhorse,” which opens the heart and refreshes one's confidence. The practice is a way to bring about skillful and heartfelt social engagement, enabling the warrior to go forward in the midst of whatever challenges occur.