Program Details

Shambhala Training Level 2- The Birth of The Warrior

with Merlin Cox
September 20 / 7:30 PM - September 22 / 6:00 PM

Having experienced a taste of basic goodness, we want to go forward. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness.


Prerequisite: Level 1 Weekend


When we are afraid of waking up and experiencing our own fear, we create a cocoon to shield ourselves from the vision of the Great Eastern Sun. We prefer to hide in our personal jungles and caves. When we hide from the world in this way we feel secure. We may think that we have quieted our fear, but we are actually making ourselves numb with fear. We surround ourselves with our own familiar thoughts so that nothing sharp or painful can touch us. We are so afraid of our own fear that we deaden our hearts’

                                                                                                                     Chogyam Trungpa 

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