Program Details

Rigden Weekend


June 20 / 6:00 PM - June 22 / 6:00 PM

The contentment, joy, fearlessness and wisdom of the Way of Shambhala culminates in unconditional confidence. This weekend workshop, led by Acharya Mitchell Levy, a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, introduces the teachings of enlightened leadership. With the great problems now facing human society, it seems increasingly important to find simple ways to bring compassionate and strong leadership to the world, even in small ways. This weekend emphasizes genuine confidence and steadfastness in facing the worlds challenges.


Pre-requisites: Completion of the entire Way of Shambhala program through Wisdom in Everyday Life and Shambhala Training Level V.




Dr. Mitchell Levy has been practicing critical care medicine for 25 years and meditating for over 40.  He is Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and is Medical Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Rhode Island Hospital.  He teaches Buddhism worldwide and combines his professional and spiritual practices through research in and education on end-of-life care.

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