Feeding Your Demons Workshop

  • Tara Mandala Tara Mandala
  • <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/Brighton+Buddhist+Centre/@50.825025,-0.13994,16z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x52841a9c4e79bde5!8m2!3d50.8250245!4d-0.1399401?hl=en-GB">The Brighton Buddhist Centre 17 Tichborne Street…
  • Jun 22, 2019 (1 day)
  • - Program Price - 70 GBP (Pounds sterling)

About This Event

A daylong workshop introducing the Feeding Your Demons practice.

“The process of feeding our demons is a method for bringing our shadow into consciousness and accessing the treasures it holds rather than repressing it. If the shadow is not made conscious and integrated, it operates undercover, becoming the saboteur of our best intentions, as well as causing harm the others. Bringing the shadow into awareness reduces it’s destructive power and releases the life energy stored in it. By befriending that which scares us most, we find our own wisdom.”

‘Feeding Your Demons’ by Lama Tsultrim Allione

Daylong Workshop:

•The context of the practice.

•A full introduction to the 5 step method of ‘feeding your demons’.

•A guided practice.

•Demonstration of the pairwork.

•Opportunity to practice pairwork.

•Handouts of 5 step process for individual and pairwork; also ‘tracking forms’.

•Participants who have completed a level 1 workshop can buy a fyd CD which gives a guided practice for you to do at home.

•Opportunities for questions and clarification throughout the day.

Essential information before booking:

Please be aware that the feeding your demons work can be deeply healing but is not therapy. For the practice to be an effective and beneficial tool it is essential that you have the resources to take responsibility for your own physical and mental health and well being. We ask you therefore to please get in touch with us before booking to discuss any physical or mental health issues that you think could effect your engagement with this practice; this is so that we can help you to have as positive and beneficial experience of this work as possible.

"One cannot force or grasp a spiritual experience, because it is as delicate as the whisper of the wind." - Lama Tsultrim Allione.

Schedule


Venue Highlights

Bordered by the San Juan National Forest and Southern Ute Tribal Land, Tara Mandala Retreat Center is on 700-acres of rolling hills and meadows adorned with many varieties of wildflowers, ponds, and forests. The land itself is a mandala with a stunning peak in the middle surrounded by four valleys. Retreat cabins are scattered across the landscape designed for deep retreat, and at its heart, is the extraordinary three-story Tara temple which celebrates the sacred feminine. The center has a Community Building, where residents and retreatants convene for meals, and other activities.

Accommodations

Tara Mandala offers a large residence hall (Prajna Residence Hall) for luxurious accommodations. Rooms have single or double beds. Private or shared bathrooms are available. Toiletries and towels are not supplied, so it is recommended that retreatants please bring their own. Retreatants can stay in one of our two Dorm Yurts. These yurts house 8-10 beds. We also offer a large camp-ground, for those who want to get back to nature for their retreat accommodation. For those who are camping and staying in yurts, showers are available in the Community Building, a short walk away. There are plenty of cubicles in the bathrooms to store your toiletries and personal belongings.

Amenities

  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free

Menu/Cuisine

All meals are delicious, vegetarian, made with all organic ingredients, and served buffet style. Kitchen staff ensure an abundant offering for every meal, in a variety of styles and culinary traditions. We offer tea stations in the Community Building and Temple, with a wide selection of teas and coffee, open 24 hours.

Directions

We are 90 minutes from the La Plata County airport in Durango (DRO) and 4 1/2 hours from the Albuquerque airport. The closest international airport is Denver (DIA). Our retreat land is a 25 minute drive from Pagosa Springs. You are responsible for arranging your own transportation. There are several options for ground transportation including professional shuttle services and rental cars from the airports in Denver, Durango, and Albuquerque. For ground transport from Durango Airport to Tara Mandala, we recommend Wilderness Journeys Pagosa. With this service, group discounts can be arranged for $50 each person, each way. A custom reservation is $100 one-way, $190 round trip. In addition to the options listed, you may be able to share a ride with other retreatants coming from various locations. There is a rideshare group listing to help you facilitate a rideshare at: (contact info blocked)

Thank you!

We're glad you've joined our retreat community. See you around :)

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We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

To give my ego a break from all these construction projects. Layth
 

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