Program Details

Shambhala Art: Parts 1


with Doreen Bartoni & Lynn Wolfe
September 7 / 9:00 AM - September 7 / 5:00 PM

The practice of dharma art is a way to use our lives to communicate without confusion the primordial and magical nature of what we see, hear, and touch. – Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche


Shambhala Art celebrates sacred arts and the root of its connection in an enlightened society. It is a five part series integrating contemplation and meditation relevant to artists and those who love the arts. It utilizes exercises that can be put into practice within any artistic discipline. The teachings are about discovery and play and the universal nature of creativity and communication.


Part 1: Coming to Your Senses focuses on the importance of being grounded in perception more than talent.


Part 2: Seeing Things as They Are introduces Art-making as an inquiry into what is true. Trungpa Rinpoche taught dharma art as a way of investigating relative truth and absolute truth, which he called 'sign' and 'symbol.' Part Two, through exercises, points us in the direction of non-conceptual knowing.


If you are interested in attending this class, please register below (you can pay the day of the program if you prefer). If there are too few registrations by a week before the program starts, then the class will be cancelled.


Please contact Troy Smith for more information: tsmith6@austin.rr.com.


Those who are repeating the program may pay a reduced price of $50.

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