Program Details

Proclaiming the Dharma: Shambhala Lineages

with Cynthia Moku & Tom Berthoff
March 23 / 9:00 AM - March 23 / 5:00 PM

Chants and chanting are an integral part of Shambhala Buddhist practice. During this intensive, we will practice chanting, examine the daily chants in detail, and experience the effect of chanting on the experience of meditation.

The "Shambhala Lineage Supplication" is a core chant done in daily practice and condenses teachings on the three main lineages that contribute to Shambhala Buddhism - the Kagyu, the Nyingma, and the Shambhala lineages. This intensive will include talks and discussion on the three lineages.

Registration in this program will include registration for the final talk of the day by Cynthia Moku on the Primordial Rigden thangka and the Shambhala lineage ( ).


8:15 am Breakfast
9:00 am Morning chants and sitting with public sitting
9:30 am break off from public sitting and move to back shrine room
9:35 am talk on the Shambhala Lineage Chant and the lineage principle
10:30 am stretch break
10:40 am talk on the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages
11:30 am discussion
12:00 pm lunch
2:00 pm sitting in the main shrine room
3:00 pm Cynthia Moku's talk on the Primordial Rigden Thangka
4:45 pm (approximately) protector and closing chants
5:00 pm Reception

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