Program Details

Way of Shambhala - Meek and Perky


June 13 / 7:00 PM - June 15 / 5:30 PM

“The four dignities” are introduced as a path and a process, which describe a warrior’s maturing and widening sphere of benevolent engagement in the world. The training in the dignities allows one to maintain awareness and delight at each stage. Meek is a study of the grounded, humble and gentle beginning stages of a warrior’s journey. Here one trains to overcome arrogance—the primary obstacle to learning.


Perky is the second of the four dignities and focuses on cultivating sharp, vibrant and uplifted energy through natural discipline. Overcoming the trap of doubt, the warrior of Perky is able to accomplish his or her activities with a sense of nobility and ease.


This is the fourth weekend retreat of the Way of Shambhala Sacred Path series.


Prerequisite: Drala


Schedule: Friday, June 13, 7:00 – 9:00 PM; Saturday, June 14, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM; and Sunday, June 15, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM


Suggested reading: Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, by Chögyam Trungpa. This book is available for purchase in the Victoria Shambhala Centre’s bookstore.


Suggested price: $150.00. Generosity Policy applies.


Questions? Contact us at victoria.shambhala@gmail.com.

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