Program Details

Weekthun: A Week Long Practice Intensive

with Viki Adducci
August 2 / 7:00 PM - August 9 / 6:00 PM

Practitioners of all levels are invited to join in this week of spacious mind.


The practice of sitting meditation slows our torrent of thoughts and distractions and uncovers the stable, clear and potent quality of our mind. Adapted from the month-long Shambhala dathun, the city weekthun is an opportunity for us to connect deeply with meditation while relating it directly with our regular life. Beginners and seasoned meditators, as well as meditation practitioners of any silent tradition, are all welcome.


The week will include talks, meetings with meditation instructors, contemplative meals, yoga, and plenty of time to let your mind rest from the hectic pace of life.  Participation in the program will count toward the dathun requirement for Enlightened Society Assembly and the weekthun requirement for Shambhala Guide training.



Saturday August 2 evening orientation:  7pm.   The registrar will be there at 6pm.  If you did not pay online, please arrive early and complete your registration and payment by 6:45pm.

Sunday through Friday:  program begins at 6am and concludes at 6:30pm.

Saturday August 9:  program begins at 6am and concludes with a celebration in the afternoon.


Partial Attendance

The first two days (Sunday and Monday) are open for daily participation.  Because of the nature of the program, you need to attend the entire day.  Cost is $50 per day. If you will be attending either Sunday or Monday, please note which days in the comments box.



The early bird fee is $395, available if you register by July 1.  After July 1 the fee is $450.

Note:  The minimum number needed to hold this program is 10 people, so please register as soon as possible so we know whether we will have at least 10 participants.  If at all possible, please pay via credit card when you register.


Our Generosity Policy

In order to make our programs accessible to everyone, we have a “pay what you can afford” policy. If the program price is an obstacle for you, please decide what works for you and offer whatever you can.  Please put the amount you will offer in the comment field when you register.

For those who can offer more than the program price, we have a “patron price”. Your generosity in offering the patron price helps cover the costs for others who are not able to pay the full price.

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