Program Details

An Evening of Richness: Open Shambhala Sadhana Practice

with Aaron Snyder
September 21 / 6:00 PM - September 21 / 8:00 PM

Harvest of Peace is a special time of year where we celebrate the richness and joy of our community.  And as an offering of such abundance, everyone is welcome to attend this community practice of the Shambhala Sadhana, which is an expression of the principles of basic goodness and enlightened society.


This is also an opportunity to experience one of the pillars of the Shambhala community, the Dorje Kasung (translated as Indestructable Command Protectors).  They are charged with protecting the wisdom and brilliance inherent in our community.  The Shambhala Meditation Centre of Denver's Dorje Kasung Representative, Dr. Aaron Snyder Rupon, will be leading the practice and hosting us for the evening.  We will conclude with a festive "mess", which is a Dorje Kasung form of clan coming together in celebration.  There will be light food offered, like deli sandwiches and snacks.

For all participants, please bring a beverage of choice (Sake is traditional, sparkling juice works, and craft beers are A OK!) 

For Dorje Kasung, you are welcome to attend this event in uniform 4A, Town.  


Texts are available if you do not have one.

Please register if you plan to attend (see link below).



More about the Shambhala Sadhana:

In January 2011, toward the end of his year in retreat, the Kongma Sakyong composed the Shambhala Sadhana as a way to celebrate and strengthen our understanding of basic goodness and enlightened society. This remarkable practice will also serve as a way to bind the Shambhala community in kinship, vision, loyalty, and delight. 

"I have composed a sadhana known as the Shambhala Sadhana that helps us, through the powerful practice of meditation, deepen our insight and feeling of basic goodness and enlightened society."
-The Kongma Sakyong, Jampal Trinley Dradul

If you have any questions about this group practice, please call or email the Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver, and ask to speak with Valéria Pasta Snyder, Director of Practice and Education for Vajrayana:


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