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There is a basic goodness found in the nature of who we are, the experience of reality and our basic human virtue. It includes Heaven and Earth and the human qualities all mixed together. A notion that all things go around like in the mandala principle.

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

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BUDDHA & THE SHADOW

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Online Immersion

Saturdays, 10am-1pm ET

on Zoom 

6/11, 6/25, 7/9, 7/23, 8/13, 8/20

 

*This course is limited to 14 participants

Registration:

$624

Payment options:

Venmo: @Melanie-Ryan-33

Zelle: MelanieRyanLCSW@gmail.com

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Melanie Ryan is an authorized Buddhist teacher of the Shambhala tradition of the Tibetan master, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.

 

This program is based on the Shambhala Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche who founded the lineage of Shambhala, a secular approach to meditation.

INCLUDES:

 

  • Six live and interactive, educational and experiential workshops with Melanie Ryan

  • Community and peer to peer support

  • Bi-monthly private mentor calls with Melanie Ryan

  • Weekly shadow work exercises provided to practice in between workshop sessions

  • Private meditation instruction and support from Melanie to work with overcoming obstacles

 

COURSE CURRICULUM TOPICS AT A GLANCE: 

In this immersion you will learn the foundational Shambhala Teachings of the Sacred Path of the Warrior by renowned teacher Chögyam Trumgpa Rinpoche, Tibetan master and founder of the Shambhala lineage. These teachings introduce you to the Buddhist philosophy and practice of meditation as a way of working with the mind tp free yourself from the unconscious habitual, projections, behaviors and thought patterns that create confusion and suffering.



In each of the six workshops, you will learn meditation instruction and ancient Buddhist teachings. This includes discussion of experiences and Q&A time. 

  • Learn how to meditate and establish a regular home practice

  • Learn about shadow projection and how we can free ourselves from the suffering caused by unconscious habitual thought patterns

  • Work with your thoughts, emotions and sense perceptions as sparks of awakening

  • Meet your shadow in a direct, conscious state to discover buried parts of yourself

  • Awaken to your golden shadow gifts of inherent wisdom, intuition and creativity that come from meditation practice

  • Cultivate gentleness, kindness, compassion, and an open heart toward yourself and others

  • Work with fear, shame and judgement to transmute them into love and compassion 

  • Gain mental strength, clarity, insight, and confidence

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Required Reading

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available here

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available here

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