Daily and Weekly Calendar
The Dzogchen Meditation Center is open to the public for meditation and instruction on Sunday mornings from 9-12 noon.
Daily Schedule for Residents (Summer 2019)
7:00 to 8:00 Dawn Dzogchen Practice
8:00 to 8:30 Oryoki Breakfast and free time
9:00 to 11:00 Shamatha- Vipashyana
11:00 to 12:00 Work Practice
12:00 to 1:00 Lunch
1:00 to 4:30 Work Practice
4:30 - 6:00 Rest
6:00 to 6:45 Dinner
7:00 to 9:00 Shamatha-Vipashyana Practice( Sitting Meditation), Lineage Supplications, Tuesday and Friday night dharma class.
Sunday Nyinthun: Full Day Shamatha-Vipashyana Meditation Intensive followed by Dharma Talk and discussion. Open to the Public
Monday Day Off
Tuesday Day Off
Wednesday Night 7-9 p.m. Shamatha/Vipashyana Meditation
Thursday and Saturday mid-morning 9-11 a.m. Dharma Art: Kyudo "The Way of the Bow" The Japanese Contemplative Art and Budo form of shooting the bow and arrow. Following the Heki Ryu Bisshu Chikurin-ha form and teachings of the late Kanjuro Shibata Sensei XX. Beginners are welcome!
Saturday 6-8 p.m. "Co-emergent Cocktail Hour" enjoy an informal social time with residents and staff.
Heruka Day (10th day of the Lunar Calendar) Sun of Wisdom Feast (Restricted to Sadhakas and Tantrikas)
Sadhana of Mahamudra New Moon and Full Moon. 7-9 p.m.
Full Day Nyinthun (Intensive Meditation 8-9 hours of shamatha/vipashyana practice. oryoki meals .... Fourth Sunday of each month.
Dakini Day(25th day of the Lunar Calendar) Vajrayogini Feast, - 5-11 p.m. restricted to Sadhakas
Robert Burns Day January 25th A Scottish Holiday Favorite of the Vidyadhara Trungpa Rinpoche. Haggis Dinner Toasts and Recitation of Robert Burn's Poetry; Piping of the Haggis!
Don Season .... ( Mamo Chants from 5 to 6p.m.)
Losar (Shambhala Day) ... (All day celebrations and fireworks. Please call for schedule)
Milarepa Day .... (All Day Reading of the Kagyu Gyurtso "The Rain of Wisdom")
Saga Dawa Duchen Enlightenment and Parinirvana of the Buddha (Sadhana of Mahamudra 7-9)
Chotrul Duchen (Display of Miracles) .... Sadhana of Mahamudra 7-9 pm.
Parinirvana of the Vidyadhara Trungpa Rinpoche .... April 4, 2019 (Sadhana of Mahamudra Feast, bonfire, fireworks and other activities).