Daily and Weekly Calendar

    Dzogchen Meditation is not open to the public during the Winter Practice Period.  To apply for residency or to attend a retreat please contact the main office at (207) 607-3392                                       

Daily Schedule for Residents (Fall/Winter  2019-2020IMG 2528 2

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                                                                                                                                     

1:30 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. 

Weekly Schedule

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

Saturday   6-8 p.m.  "Co-emergent Cocktail Hour" enjoy an informal social time with residents and staff.

Monthly Schedule

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

Yearly Calendar

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).