February 11 / 8:00 AM - February 11 / 12:00 PM
Please join us in celebrating and welcoming the New Year. Come for the whole event or the parts that work best foryou. Note that you can even just come for lunch with us at La Valle Restaurant (where Garden Terrace used to be).
Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the New Year, and is the most important holiday of the Shambhala Mandala. Based on the traditional Tibetan new year's celebration of Losar, the day is calculated astrologically according to the Tibetan lunar calendar, and changes every year to coincide with the annual lunar cycles.
The day's schedule:
8 - 9 AM Setup & Coffee
8:30-9:30 AM Sadhana of Mahamudra - All are welcome to take part in this practice which is traditionally done on Shambhala Day. Please be prompt.
9:30-10:00 AM Light Breakfast
10:00 - 11:00 AM Live streaming talk from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, including the international role call.
11:00 - 12:00 N Review the first year of the Meditation Group, present 2013 practice books and share plans for the year.
12:30 - ??? Lunch at La Valle Restaurant (E Ojai Ave across from Soule Park)