Upcoming Teaching Events

Find recordings of past teaching events here.


The Bodhisattva’s Gift:
Empty Heart and Full Exchange

Sundays, May 2, 9, 16, 23. 1:00 – 4:00 pm PST
Hosted online by the Los Angeles Shambhala Center

Mahamudra shamatha-vipashyana, tonglen, Atisha’s slogans


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.


Working with Emotions, Meditation in Action:
The Four Karmas

Saturday & Sunday, May 29 & 30
9:00 – 12:00 & 2:00 – 5:00 Eastern time

Hosted online by the Atlanta Shambhala Center. 

In this weekend intensive, we will explore our emotional stuckness and our innate creative compassion—how we pacify, enrich, magnetize, and destroy, as needed.


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. 

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