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Stroke Practice Group

This stroke practice group is offered by the Shambhala Center Vienna, and led by Otto Pichlhoefer and Adrienne Chang. They write: Dear Warriors of Shambhala, The

Road Trip II: Maitri, Coming Back Home

Maitri or Loving Kindness, was central to Trungpa Rinpoche’s presentation of basic Buddhadharma and unique in its focus on beginning with oneself. Over the 4

Werma Resources

These resource materials are restricted to those with the abhisheka or lung for this practice. Vajrayana Shrine Room “The [Werma] sādhana should not be regarded

Spring Nyinthun

Join us for a day of online group practice on Saturday March 27 9:30 – 5:00 pm Eastern. The day will include meditation, a talk

1976 Seminary Discussion Group

Over the coming months, the Chronicles is posting the nineteen hinayana/mahayana talks of the 1976 Seminary, one talk at a time. Listen to the Talks

The Feminine Principle

We are all held within and hold within us the feminine principle. Whether our bodies are female or male by birth, whether we identify with

Road Trip: Part I

Tour the twists, turns, dead ends and wayside stopovers of our Buddhist journey. Topics will include but not be limited to: doubts and resistance teachers

Development Stage Practice

Changling Rinpoche has generously offered to teach sadhakas on the topic of development stage practice. He will be joining us from India, as he did

Torma Workshop with Phil Karl

Phil Karl will conduct a hands-on torma making workshop on Saturday, January 16 at 1:00 Eastern. Phil completed the three-year retreat at Sopa Choling, Gampo

Winter Nyinthun

Join us for a day of online group practice on Sunday, December 6, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Eastern. The day will include meditation, a talk

Exploring Bodhichitta: Part One

The text for the course is Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness, by Chogyam Trungpa. It’s available in hardcover, digital, and audio editions. It is

Demystifying the Protector Chants

There have always been questions surrounding the protector chants. These are open-ended questions that we should continue to ask ourselves and each other; this course

Mindfulness and Awareness

Breaking News: We are delighted to announce that Changling Rinpoche will teach a third session of this course on December 12 at 7:30 AM Eastern. The

The Eight Verses of Training the Mind

We are all looking for something: happiness, enlightenment, the perfect popsicle. Some call this bodhichitta, awakened heart, the thought of enlightenment. But what is it,

Ngöndro

Enter through the Vajrayana Shrine Room for practice on Fridays 7:30-9:30am Please read the document entitled “Friday Practice Format” found under the curriculum tab before

Abhidharma in the Context of Practice

The abhidharma has been described as a systematic analysis and understanding of the Buddha’s teachings. Although abhidharma texts can be quite complex and detailed, this

Vajrayogini in a Nutshell 

  This eight-session class will meet biweekly, and cover the following topics: Brief historical background and presentation of the lineage of the Vajrayogini practice The

2019 Fall Tantra Group

In the 2019 Fall Tantra Group as we listened to six talks by the Vidyadhara from 1974 entitled Mandala of the Five Buddha Families. This

Mahamudra Mind Vajra Assembly

Recorded discussions of the study of the Vajrayana teachings of the Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. This was a four-week discussion group based on Rinpoche’s mahamudra

The Four Fours

Buddhadharma is full of numbers. One Buddha, Two Truths, Three Yanas . . . But those Fours! The Four Foundations of Mindfulness The Four Immeasurables

The Three Lineages Vajra Assembly

Recorded discussions of our study of the vajrayana teachings of the Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. We listen to the 1981 Vajrayana Transmission talk followed by

Discussions on Sadhana Practice: Part One

Sadhana practice is a profound skillful means, transmitting an entire universe of vajrayana principles. Over the course these monthly discussions, divided into three courses, we

Discussions on Sadhana Practice: Part Two

Sadhana practice is a profound skillful means, transmitting an entire universe of vajrayana principles. Over the course of nine monthly discussions, divided into three parts,

The Path is the Goal

This four-week class will discuss the Path is the Goal by Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche. Why should we meditate? What is our motivation? What is practice?

Tantra Discussion Group Spring 2019

In this recorded class, you will be listening to more of the Vidyadhara’s Vajrayana Seminary talks that relate to Mahamudra and Maha Ati. These talks

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