Great Eastern Sun

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Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level V and Wisdom in Everyday Life. Rigden Weekend and the Basic Goodness series are strongly recommended additional preparation.


Great Eastern Sun
marks the beginning of the Way of Shambhala Sacred Path series, which introduces advanced warriorship practices that extend the basic mindfulness-awareness meditation training introduced in Shambhala Training Weekends I-V. These practices are based on a societal vision and aspiration to help the world.


This weekend program teaches us how to see the Great Eastern Sun, the primordial energy and brilliance of human dignity and wisdom, that is the foundation for cultivating a sane society. This level of training cultivates one’s dignity and natural brilliance, and deepens our capacity for compassionate and powerful manifestation in our world.


Patron Price
: Please register with the Patron Price if you are able. By offering a little more, you help make programs accessible to participants with less financial means. Thank you!


Sustaining Price:
This price is the amount per participant required for the Shambhala Center to cover the costs of the program.


Subsidized Price:
This price allows people with less financial means to attend programs at a discounted rate, supported by the contributions at the ‘Patron Price’ level.


Generosity Policy
: Our Generosity Policy is an option for participants in unique situations for whom none of the above options are appropriate, and helps make programming available to all those who wish to participate. If the subsidized rate is prohibitive for you, the Generosity Policy allows you to offer as much of the fee as you can based on your individual circumstances. Please consider the value of the program and practice generosity at the level appropriate for you. To utilize the Generosity Policy, please email the Registrar at registrar@dc.shambhala.org before the program. We cannot accept Generosity Policy registrations at the door, so please make arrangements in advance.

If you have questions, please contact us at registrar@dc.shambhala.org.


Source: dc.shambhala.org

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