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The Five Stages of Emptiness Meditation Retreat (In-Person or Online)

Meditation Retreat with Founding Teachers, Qapel Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat Sensei.
Are you ready to deepen your meditation practice? Perhaps you’ve heard of ’emptiness’ or shunyata, but would like more experiential contact with it. In this retreat, we will study how we construct reality from false views and learn how to penetrate through this illusion into greater clarity, freedom and joy.

Come to Your Senses: A Spring Renewal Retreat

May 11-12, 2024

If you want to learn how to feel refreshed, renewed, grounded and nurtured whether at home or work, this two-day retreat is for you. Surrounded by the peace and calm of the Clear Sky Mediation Center, come learn how to release tension in your system and gain calm through focused concentration, using the senses of taste, touch, sight and sound.

Breathing Meditation Retreat

Meditation Retreat with Founding Teacher, Catherine Pawasarat Sensei
This ten day meditation retreat covers a fundamental practice in dharma – awareness of the breath. Through this practice we also develop mindfulness of the body, feelings, mind states and contents of mind. Highly recommended for beginners and experienced meditators alike.

Razor’s Edge: The Dance of Absolute & Relative Truths (In-Person and Online)

Weekend Retreat with Founding Teacher, Qapel Doug Duncan
The Razor’s edge is the line between wisdom and ignorance. A paradoxical, joyous, and pristinely aware place, the edge of which is finer than most realize. This weekend course is an opportunity to study with meditation master and Namgyal lineage teacher Qapel (Achariya Doug Duncan).

The Movement of the Mandala

Meditation retreat with Founding Teachers, Qapel Doug Duncan & Catherine Pawasarat Sensei

The Movement of the Mandala is a dramatic experiential retreat in which participants explore the rich variety of the Kabbalah and Western Mysteries. This retreat was offered only once by Namgyal Rinpoche in 1974 . This will be a 50 year anniversary event and will be the only time this retreat is offered by Qapel and Sensei in his lifetime.

Interdependent Origination: Paṭiccasamuppāda (In-Person and Online)

Weekend retreat with Founding Teacher Catherine Pawasarat Sensei.
Everything depends on everything else. Ecosystem is pure and simple, the way things are. Would you like to look closer at the nature of our mind-body continuum? This weekend course is an opportunity to study with meditation master and Namgyal lineage teacher Sensei (Catherine Pawasarat).