Rigden: Unconditional Confidence

  • Dorje Denma Ling Shambhala Meditation Retreat Centre Dorje Denma Ling Shambhala Meditation Retreat Centre
  • 2280 Balmoral Rd, Tatamagouche, NS, B0K 1V0
  • Aug 10 - 12, 2018 (3 days)
  • Lodge - Single Room - CAD $440.00 Lodge - Double Room - CAD $370.00 Lodge - Triple Room - CAD $350.00 Drala Cabin single occupancy - CAD $420.00 Drala Cabin double occupancy - CAD $350.00 Wood Cabin Double - CAD $330.00 *New*…

About us

Note: For the convenience of ESA applicants, this program is scheduled the weekend before Enlightened Society Assembly.

The contentment, joy, fearlessness, and wisdom explored in the Way of Shambhala culminates in the Rigden retreat. The Rigden is a representation of our basic enlightened nature and embodies the principles of unconditional confidence and bravery.

Historically, Rigdens were enlightened rulers—those who could “rule their world” based on their unwavering experience of basic goodness. With the great problems now facing human society, it seems increasingly important to find simple ways to bring compassionate and strong leadership to the world.

During this retreat we will explore the teachings of enlightened leadership and personal realization. As a support for facing life’s challenges and to proclaim a commitment to basic goodness, students will also receive a transmission of “windhorse” practice and take the Shambhala Vow.

Prerequisites: Wisdom in Everyday Life and Shambhala Training Level V

Please note that all the Everyday Life courses are available online. Any requests for exceptions must be submitted in advance and approved by the director.

Arrive Early if You Can

If you are able to arrive early afternoon, this would be very helpful. We will be scheduling individual meetings with the Director beginning at 2pm on Friday.


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Rigden: Unconditional Confidence

at Dorje Denma Ling Shambhala Meditation Retreat Centre

  • Aug 10, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018 (3 days)


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We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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