Program Details

Rigden: Unconditional Confidence

with Christie Cashman
October 18 / 6:30 PM - October 20 / 6:00 PM

The Rigden is a representation of our basic enlightened nature and embodies the principle of unconditional confidence.  Historically, Rigdens were enlightened rulers— those who could “rule their world” based on their unwavering experience of basic goodness.  In this program we explores the experience of unconditional confidence and how we can use it to engage our world, including the great problems now facing society.  This weekend retreat includes an opportunity for participants who wish to do so to proclaim a commitment to basic goodness by formally taking the Shambhala Vow, and receiving a Shambhala name.

Prerequisites: Shambhala Training Level V and Wisdom in Everyday Life, or permission.  If you have questions, please contact us at

Suggested donation: $150/$125 if prepaid three weeks prior to the start of the program.

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