Dorje Kasung (Protection)
Are you interested in deeply exploring the nature of self? Would you like to know who you are? Do you wonder about what it means to be loyal to oneself? Would you like to develop that loyalty? Does penetrating the confusion, mindlessness, thoughtlessness and carelessness which we experience interest you? Does exploring the nature of self discipline sound interesting? Are bravery, skillfulness, and harmony appealing concepts?
Perhaps then you might be interested in the Dorje Kasung.
Eight slogans, written by Trungpa Rinpoche encapsulate some of the philosophy of the Dorje Kasung.
1. Have confidence to go beyond hesitation.
2. Alert before you daydream.
3. Mindful of all details, be resourceful in performing your duties.
4. Fearless beyond idiot compassion.
5. Be a warrior without anger.
6. Not afraid to be a fool.
7. An invisible heavy hand.
8. Be precise without creating a scene.
The Dorje Kasung is is much more than just the uniforms you may see from time to time. The Dorje Kasung is about a deep exploration of self and how we are in the world. If you are interested in becoming a decent whole human being then the Dorje Kasung is worth examining.
with Janet Hasz & Ira Abrams
March 27th—April 24th
This class explores the benefits of mindfulness meditation in working with the ups and downs of everyday life. Starting with the foundation of basic goodness, we can approach both positive and negative emotions with gentleness and fearlessness. Continue »
with Aarti Tejuja & Ben Durchslag
April 11th—May 16th
Based on the renowned Shambhala Warriorship Training program, this youth workshop series teaches essential skills for the TRUE self to survive in a world that seems to want us to hide our true experience of ourselves, to cover-up when we feel, and to meet Continue »
with Mark Brouwer
Mark W. Brouwer’s Yoga is a historically influenced fusion of Iyengar traditions and ashtanga vinyasa alignment science. Poses are cued for safety and benefit the circulatory system. All ages and levels are welcome to join every Wednesday. Continue »
with Alice Dan
Ideal for beginners as well as students who want to work on stabilizing their meditation, this half day program gives you the essential techniques and reasons for meditation practice in everyday life. Continue »
This class is an introduction to all things Shambhala: history, traditions, and more. Continue »