Vajra Nature, Vajra Heart and Vajra Action

with Acharya Melissa Moore

October 26th—October 27th (2013)

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  • $150 Program Price
  • $75 Patron Price
  • $300 Deposit
Room: Meditation Hall

*Please note that this program is changed to Saturday 10/26 & Sunday 10/27 ONLY.  It is restricted to Shambhala vajrayana students (i.e. those who have been to Shambhala Vajrayana Seminary or Sacred World Assembly).*

Join us for two days of study, practice and deep personal reflection on our indestructible nature.  We will create a Vajra community together to discover the Vajra nature of reality and our world. 

We will create a Vajra mandala in the main shrine room with ngondro practitioners in the front and Vajrayogini, Chakrasamvara and Scorpion Seal Assembly practitioners grouped in sections behind.  In order to qualify for land center credit students are required to attend and be on-site from 8:30-8:30 each day.  Please plan to bring lunch so we can eat together. Dinner on Saturday will be provided and followed by a Padmasambhava feast and there will be a Werma feast on Sunday at 4 p.m.  

$150 if registered AND PAID by 10/24 and $200 at the Door.  These are our base or "sustainable" rates.  Those who can are warmly invited to pay our patron rate of $300 to help us fund scholarships for those who cannot pay the full price.  $75 is the daily rate, and feast only is $25.  If you will need a partial scholarship or reduced fee please contact Megan Murphy at least one week before at [email protected].   Berkeley member discounts apply.  For more information please contact Megan or Larissa Canney at [email protected].    

Acharya Melissa Moore  is a meditation teacher and co- founder of The Karuna Training in Europe in 1996: Karuna is a 3-year professional training in Contemplative Psychology. The Karuna Training program has spread throughout Europe and is currently held in Germany, Netherlands, France, Austria, Spain and Poland. In addition Melissa is empowered as an Acharya (Senior Teacher and Preceptor) in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition and a long time student of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche since 1979. Melissa is currently a Senior Executive of Family Service Agency (FSA) of San Francisco and the founding Director of The Felton Institute since 2005. The Felton Institute is a division of FSA that is dedicated to research and training in best practices. 

Pricing:  $150 before 10/24    $200 thereafter     $75 day    $300 Patron Rate