Program Details

Great Eastern Sun

with Gary Heinz
November 30 / 7:00 PM - December 2 / 4:00 PM

The way of the Great Eastern Sun is based on seeing that there is a natural source of radiance and brilliance in this world - which is the innate wakefulness of human beings.

This weekend program teaches how to see the Great Eastern Sun, the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists. This level of training cultivates one's dignity and natural gifts, which can be used to widen one's sphere of compassionate influence.

During a series of visionary experiences that took place between 1976 and 1980, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche wrote down four Shambhala texts. The Sacred Path is based on these root texts and on the extensive commentaries that Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche gave.

The Sacred Path levels form the basis of the Way of Shambhala Year Two curriculum and present a vision of Shambhala as a living context for building a sane society, and introduces further warriorship practices that extend the basic meditation training given in the first year of the Way of Shambhala. These additional practices are based on a societal vision and aspiration to help the world in these difficult times.

Pre-requisite: Shambhala Training Level V

Financial aid is available for sacred path weekends.  Scholarship arrangements can be made by contacting the program coordinator Marcelle Gilkerson


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