Program Details

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV at Juniper Hill


with John McQuade
November 22 / 7:30 PM - November 24 / 4:00 PM


Juniper Hill Retreat Centre is located in the midst of the Trent River rolling hills, with 30 acres of fields, forests and trails, providing tranquility and privacy to deepen one's spiritual practice through meditation.


The fourth in the series of Shambhala Training weekend workshops. With trust in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. We can extend ourselves to others fully and with kindness.

The program includes meditation instruction and practice, formal talks on the Shambhala teachings, group discussion, and personal interviews.

John McQuade, the teacher for this weekend, lives in Omemee Ontario. He is a senior Shambhala teacher, and also a senior Miksang (Contemplative Photography) instructor and certified Maitri instructor.

Prerequisite: Warrior in the World : Shambhala Training, Level III.

Arrival: Friday between 4pm-6pm. Dinner at 6pm. First talk at 7:30 pm      
Departure: Sunday 4pm ish  

Where: Juniper Hill Retreat Centre, 7 km north of Warkworth, Trent Hills, Ontario. Two hours east of Toronto.

Cost: $200 (Includes meals & shared accommodations - double occupancy). Generosity policy applies.

Further details (how to pay, what to bring, how to get here, carpooling, accommodations etc) when you register.  



To register contact Madeline at 705-632-0793 or by email. Deadline to register Nov 10th. 

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