Program Details

Meditation for Everyday Life: Week 1


with Bill Brauer
November 14 / 12:00 AM - November 14 / 12:00 AM


“We humans have come to a crossroads in our history. We can either destroy the world or create a good future.”


           Sakyong Mipham, “The Shambhala Principle”



As more and more people around the world recognize that humanity and our home, the planet Earth, are under growing stress, we are coming to understand that we are accountable for how we live our lives.


This week long retreat introduces meditation and contemplation as tools for exploring the very nature of humanity. Shambhala offers a profound transmission of wisdom: Humanity and society are basically good.


The daily schedule includes:



  • Meditation

  • One-on-one meditation instruction

  • Contemplation

  • Contemplative meals

  • Working with silence

  • Exploring the inherent beauty of Karmê Chöling's land

  • Study

  • Discussions

  • Celebration


This retreat is open to all levels of experience. This week qualifies towards fulfilling Shambhala’s dathün requirements.


This weeklong retreat ends on Thursday the 21st in the evening.  Friday the 22nd is a departure day.

Go to Karme Choling's website