Upcoming Teaching Events

Find recordings of past teaching events here.


Earth Water Fire and All the Elements: 
Reading The Sadhana of Mahamudra as if for the First Time

A seven-week course: May 21 – July 11, 2021
Hosted by Shambhala Online

This seven-week pre-recorded course explores the Sadhana of Mahamudra “as if for the first time.” There will be two live talks, interspersed during the course, as well as two full-moon practice sessions.


The Pure Mind of Sad Joy: Tonglen and the Four Immeasurables

A Week of Retreat: July 10 – 16
9:00 – 12:00, 2:00 – 5:00 Pacific time

Hosted online by the Berkeley Shambhala Center

In this three yana retreat, we will explore the four immeasurables and practice mahamudra shamatha-vipashyana and tonglen. There will also be time for individual practice and discussion.


Three Yanas of the Great Eastern Sun

A Mahamudra Shamatha-Vipashyana, Tonglen, and Sadhana of Mahamudra Retreat

A two-week retreat both at Dorje Denma Ling
and online.

Open to anyone who has a regular
sitting meditation practice. 
Partial attendance is possible.

July 31 – August 14

(2 program listings on DDL website:
on the land and online)


Confusion is just a gust of wind
which swirls over our wakefulness.  

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche