Italy and London Events Held March 2018

Italy and London Events Held March 2018

We taught our third retreat in Italy, a 2-week retreat, in March 2018. In London, we taught our first UK event, a daylong on March 17, 2018. Our Europe events have drawn people from many countries in Europe and beyond. Our 1-week retreat in 2016 included 35 retreatants from 11 countries, including Italy, Austria, Canada, England, France, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Sweden, and other European retreats have...

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Practice as a Balm in Difficult Times

Practice as a Balm in Difficult Times

Practice as a Balm in Stressful Times Question from a student: Recently, I have begun a very emotionally stressful period in my life.  I have been called to my meditation practice more often to try and quiet my mind. I have often in the past turned to my practice in times of stress for clarity, guidance and divine connection. During a couple of my sittings intense emotions have bubbled up mostly in the form of sadness and crying. I think my...

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First Month-long Retreat Held at Cloud Mountain

First Month-long Retreat Held at Cloud Mountain

We held our first month-long (27-day) retreat from Sept. 6-Oct. 3,2014, at Cloud Mountain Retreat Center in Castle Rock, Washington. We had 37 participants from 8 countries around the world. It was a deep and profound experience, for us as well as the yogis who attended. One of our criteria was that all accommodations would be singles, which worked out well for the participants. We have decided to offer another month-long retreat in...

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First European Retreat Held in Tuscany, Italy

First European Retreat Held in Tuscany, Italy

Our first European retreat was be held at the Lama Tsong Kapa Institute, the largest Tibetan Buddhist Center in Europe, Sept. 21-29, 2013, thanks to the sponsorship of Dr. Andrea Serafino. Yogis from 11 different countries attended the retreat. Here is a hotlink to a 2-minute video summary of the retreat. http://youtu.be/NREuDy3vT-U We are considering offering future retreats in Italy. If you are interested in our future European events, please...

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International Vipassana Teachers Conference

International Vipassana Teachers Conference

We were delighted to be invited to the International Vipassana Teachers Conference in June 2013, along with about 90 other Buddhist Teachers from around the world.  We appreciated being with such a dedicated group of teachers and practitioners. Much of the agenda focused on issues of engaged Buddhism, such as diversity and inclusion, and climate change.

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