Golden Key

with Acharya Melissa Moore

December 6th—December 8th (2013)

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    Room: Main Shrine Room

    Golden Key
    Drawing wisdom from the Shambhala root text The Letter of the Golden Key, we work with our relationship to the “material world” and our sense perceptions by learning the practice of enriching presence—the ability to instantly sense the inner wealth within oneself, phenomena, and the natural world.

    The Sacred Path
    The Sacred Path program, part of the Way of Shambhala II, introduces further practices of warriorship, that extend the basic meditation training. These practices are based on a societal vision and aspiration to help the world. This level of training cultivates one's dignity and natural gifts that are able to widen one's sphere of compassionate and practical influence.

    During a series of visionary experiences that took place between 1976 and 1980, Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche wrote down what became known as the Shambhala terma, a series of texts. The Sacred Path of the Warrior is based on these texts and on the extensive commentaries Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche gave on these teachings and on how to practice them in modern times.

    This program is a requirement for attending Warrior Assembly. The price of this program includes the text you will receive.


    Marcia Clayburg: mbclayburg [at] gmail [dot] com

    $245 (Full 3 day program. Includes $50 materials fee)

    Scholarship $175  

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