Advanced Shambhala

Chakrasamvara Intensive

Greg Smith

Open Dates

Attend the full program or self-select arrival and departure dates between December 8th and 16th for partial attendance. Lodging prices for this retreat have been reduced by between 8% and 12%, depending on lodge room type, to make it easier for long-time practitioners to practice at Drala Mountain. This is the on-land registration page. If […]

Kagyu Ngondro Online Retreat

Martin Evans, Rhea Colmar and Jon Barbieri

March 14–17, 2024

You are warmly invited to join this online ngöndro gathering. Experience the power, energy, and magic that unfolds when practicing ngöndro during group retreat. This 4-day online practice intensive is a great opportunity to engage in the ngöndro practice as taught by the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. The ngöndro intensive will include a rich mix […]

Refreshing the Samaya: Practice of Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini in the Stupa

Greg Smith

Open Dates

Join us for practice of Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini in the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, with added contemplations on the teachings of the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Instructions on the practice of the Sadhanas will be provided for those who need it.   Prerequisites and Practice Tracks: Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini tracks require having completed Chakrasamvara or […]

Overcoming Obstacles: Vajrakilaya Practice Intensive at the Great Stupa

Karen Porterfield

May 24–June 1, 2024

As the wrathful form of the Buddha Vajrasattva, Vajrakilaya embodies the enlightened activity of all the Buddhas. This practice is known to be the most powerful for removing all inner and outer obstacles, especially personal obstacles that affect our Dharma practice. Vajrakilaya manifests in our lives as skillful enlightened activity. This Spring we will gather […]