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The Women’s Group: Women in Spiritual Practice 10:00 AM
The Women’s Group: Women in Spiritual Practice
Sep 2 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
The Women's Group: Women in Spiritual Practice @ Fairfax | California | United States
The Women’s Group: Support for Women in Spiritual Practice Six Saturdays: Sep 2, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 16, Jan 13, Feb 24 The Women’s Group provides a rich, supportive environment for women in spiritual practice. The group will meet with Lama Pallden monthly on 6 Saturdays for three hours; each session includes meditation, teaching and sharing of experience. Under Lama Palden’s guidance, the group will be studying the book, Machik’s Complete Explanation: Clarifying the Meaning of Chöd, translated by Sarah Harding. In this book. Machik Lapdrön, the great eleventh[...]
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Morning Meditation and Tibetan Yoga (Lujong) 9:30 AM
Morning Meditation and Tibetan Yoga (Lujong)
Sep 5 @ 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Morning Meditation and Tibetan Yoga (Lujong)
Tuesday Morning Lujong (Tibetan Yoga) and Meditation Beginning Sept. 5, 2017: Every Tuesday 9:30 – 11:00 am Meditation is a way to calm the mind and allow our natural deep well of serenity, love and wisdom to flourish in our hearts. minds and in our daily lives. But we all know it is not easy to sit quietly. To do so we need to have harmony between our body and mind, to be grounded in the present moment, and to feel stable, confident and whole. Lujong, Tibetan yoga, has been[...]
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Postponed: Introducing The Dharma Training Program 7:00 PM
Postponed: Introducing The Dharma Training Program
Sep 7 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Postponed: Introducing The Dharma Training Program
If you are interested in joining this program, please contact us! There’s a quality of focus and quickening of the spiritual path when you come together under a set of commitments and a formal program. Something comes into focus and becomes available that otherwise wouldn’t necessarily be there as clearly or as vividly. Out of that group commitment, the community – energized by our Lineage – comes to life. That, along with one’s individual practice, makes for a very powerful set of conditions for moving along the path of Dharma.[...]
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Shangpa Program Retreat 9:00 AM
Shangpa Program Retreat
Sep 9 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Shangpa Program Retreat
Open only to program participants.    
Welcoming Lama Palden 7:00 PM
Welcoming Lama Palden
Sep 9 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Welcoming Lama Palden
A Welcome Back Evening with Lama Palden as she returns to her role as Senior Lama of Sukhasiddhi We warmly invite all students, friends, teachers, and Board members to come together as a community to welcome Lama Palden back to Sukhasiddhi Last August, Lama Palden began a one-year sabbatical.  After twenty years of teaching and developing Sukhasiddhi Foundation, there was a deep need to let all the responsibilities and roles drop away, and  be fully present with her own human self and rest, unwind, and be nourished. Lama Palden spent[...]
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Shangpa Program Retreat 9:00 AM
Shangpa Program Retreat
Sep 10 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Shangpa Program Retreat
Open only to program participants.    
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Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation 7:00 PM
Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation
Sep 11 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation
Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Quiet Meditation Beginning September 11, 2017: Every Monday at 7:00pm In these turbulent times, we are all looking for a place of sanctuary where we can find peace and meaning. Please join us on Monday evenings for a simple group meditation where we can feel the support of shared silence and discover the inner sanctuary that lies within each individual heart as well as our collective heart. Meditating with a group can be a powerful support for beginning or deepening your spiritual practice. Join Barbara[...]
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Morning Meditation and Tibetan Yoga (Lujong) 9:30 AM
Morning Meditation and Tibetan Yoga (Lujong)
Sep 12 @ 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Morning Meditation and Tibetan Yoga (Lujong)
Tuesday Morning Lujong (Tibetan Yoga) and Meditation Beginning Sept. 5, 2017: Every Tuesday 9:30 – 11:00 am Meditation is a way to calm the mind and allow our natural deep well of serenity, love and wisdom to flourish in our hearts. minds and in our daily lives. But we all know it is not easy to sit quietly. To do so we need to have harmony between our body and mind, to be grounded in the present moment, and to feel stable, confident and whole. Lujong, Tibetan yoga, has been[...]
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Talking Dharma: with Lama Palden, James Coleman and Wendy Garling 2:00 PM
Talking Dharma: with Lama Palden, James Coleman and Wendy Garling
Sep 16 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Talking Dharma: with Lama Palden, James Coleman and Wendy Garling
Talking Dharma Author Event and Reading with James Coleman, Lama Palden, and Wendy Garling Saturday, September 16, 2017, 2:00 – 4:00 pm Join us for an afternoon of conversation with James Coleman, Lama Palden and Wendy Garling, authors of two important new Dharma books: The Buddha’s Dream of Liberation: Freedom, Emptiness and Awakened Nature by James Coleman, with chapters by Lama Palden and Rebbe Anderson and Stars at Dawn: Forgotten Stories of Women in the Buddha’s Life by Wendy Garling Please join us for this enlightening and informative afternoon.  [...]
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Poetry Writing as a Spiritual Practice 9:30 AM
Poetry Writing as a Spiritual Practice
Sep 17 @ 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Poetry Writing as a Spiritual Practice
Poetry Writing as a Spiritual Practice with Jane Brunette Sunday, September 17th, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm Come immerse yourself in writing as deep play and use the mind of meditation to access the natural stream of your expression. In an atmosphere of warmth and non-judgment, we will loosen the grip of our critical minds so that expression can flow freely into the space where poetic leaps and associations abound. The day will include practices for tuning your attention to the essential, opening to association, and finding the poem in[...]
Sound Healing Meditation 7:00 PM
Sound Healing Meditation
Sep 17 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Sound Healing Meditation
Sound Healing Meditation with Barbara Juniper and Bodhi Setchko Sunday, September 17th, 7-9pm Experience the deep relaxation and restorative power of sound healing. On waves of sound, enter into the sacred space of your own pure being. Release tension and stress and  refresh your body, mind and Spirit. Bring a yoga mat, blankets, pillow, eye mask, water bottle, etc. to make yourself comfortable and warm. No Scents or Perfume Please. Location: Sukhasiddhi Center, Fairfax CA. Cost: $25.00 if paid in advance, $30.00 if paid at door Registration: Register Here Questions?[...]
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Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation 7:00 PM
Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation
Sep 18 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation
Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Quiet Meditation Beginning September 11, 2017: Every Monday at 7:00pm In these turbulent times, we are all looking for a place of sanctuary where we can find peace and meaning. Please join us on Monday evenings for a simple group meditation where we can feel the support of shared silence and discover the inner sanctuary that lies within each individual heart as well as our collective heart. Meditating with a group can be a powerful support for beginning or deepening your spiritual practice. Join Barbara[...]
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Morning Meditation and Tibetan Yoga (Lujong) 9:30 AM
Morning Meditation and Tibetan Yoga (Lujong)
Sep 19 @ 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Morning Meditation and Tibetan Yoga (Lujong)
Tuesday Morning Lujong (Tibetan Yoga) and Meditation Beginning Sept. 5, 2017: Every Tuesday 9:30 – 11:00 am Meditation is a way to calm the mind and allow our natural deep well of serenity, love and wisdom to flourish in our hearts. minds and in our daily lives. But we all know it is not easy to sit quietly. To do so we need to have harmony between our body and mind, to be grounded in the present moment, and to feel stable, confident and whole. Lujong, Tibetan yoga, has been[...]
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Kalachakra Practice Group 7:00 PM
Kalachakra Practice Group
Sep 20 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Kalachakra Practice Group
Open only to program participants. If you have questions, please contact us.    
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Dharma Training Program – Module III 9:00 AM
Dharma Training Program – Module III
Sep 23 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Dharma Training Program - Module III
  The New Dharma Training Program – Module III There’s a quality of focus and quickening of the spiritual path when you come together under a set of commitments and a formal program. Something comes into focus and becomes available that otherwise wouldn’t necessarily be there as clearly or as vividly. Out of that group commitment, the community – energized by our Lineage – comes to life. That, along with one’s individual practice, makes for a very powerful set of conditions for moving along the path of Dharma.    – Stephen[...]
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Dharma Training Program – Module III 9:00 AM
Dharma Training Program – Module III
Sep 24 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Dharma Training Program - Module III
  The New Dharma Training Program – Module III There’s a quality of focus and quickening of the spiritual path when you come together under a set of commitments and a formal program. Something comes into focus and becomes available that otherwise wouldn’t necessarily be there as clearly or as vividly. Out of that group commitment, the community – energized by our Lineage – comes to life. That, along with one’s individual practice, makes for a very powerful set of conditions for moving along the path of Dharma.    – Stephen[...]
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Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation 7:00 PM
Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation
Sep 25 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation
Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Quiet Meditation Beginning September 11, 2017: Every Monday at 7:00pm In these turbulent times, we are all looking for a place of sanctuary where we can find peace and meaning. Please join us on Monday evenings for a simple group meditation where we can feel the support of shared silence and discover the inner sanctuary that lies within each individual heart as well as our collective heart. Meditating with a group can be a powerful support for beginning or deepening your spiritual practice. Join Barbara[...]
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Morning Meditation and Tibetan Yoga (Lujong) 9:30 AM
Morning Meditation and Tibetan Yoga (Lujong)
Sep 26 @ 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Morning Meditation and Tibetan Yoga (Lujong)
Tuesday Morning Lujong (Tibetan Yoga) and Meditation Beginning Sept. 5, 2017: Every Tuesday 9:30 – 11:00 am Meditation is a way to calm the mind and allow our natural deep well of serenity, love and wisdom to flourish in our hearts. minds and in our daily lives. But we all know it is not easy to sit quietly. To do so we need to have harmony between our body and mind, to be grounded in the present moment, and to feel stable, confident and whole. Lujong, Tibetan yoga, has been[...]
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Mahamudra Retreat with Lama Palden 10:00 AM
Mahamudra Retreat with Lama Palden
Sep 28 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Mahamudra Retreat with Lama Palden
Mahamudra Retreat with Lama Palden Thursday – Sunday, September 28 – October 1,  10:00am-5:00pm daily; will end at 4pm on Sunday. 4-day Non-residential Retreat with Lama Palden Mahamudra meditation provides a precise, graduated, step-by-step process for coming to the realization of the true nature of mind & reality, and then being able to rest in that true nature –  peaceful, content and joyous no matter what is happening. Without realization of the nature of what is, we are often trying to arrange phenomena to be the way we would like,[...]
Lojong: Seven Point Mind Training 7:00 PM
Lojong: Seven Point Mind Training
Sep 28 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Lojong: Seven Point Mind Training
Lojong: The Seven Points of Mind Training 8 Thursday evenings: Sept 28 through Nov 16, 2017, 7:00-8:30pm IN THIS CLASS, we will begin the investigation the Seven Points of Mind Training and fifty-nine slogans designed to help us to transform all of life’s circumstances into practice. The fifty-nine slogans form a very skillful set of antidotes to the habitual patterns of thoughts and emotion that cause us suffering These teachings were brought to Tibet in the eleventh century and have since been practiced by all Tibetan lineages. Each class will[...]
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Mahamudra Retreat with Lama Palden 10:00 AM
Mahamudra Retreat with Lama Palden
Sep 29 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Mahamudra Retreat with Lama Palden
Mahamudra Retreat with Lama Palden Thursday – Sunday, September 28 – October 1,  10:00am-5:00pm daily; will end at 4pm on Sunday. 4-day Non-residential Retreat with Lama Palden Mahamudra meditation provides a precise, graduated, step-by-step process for coming to the realization of the true nature of mind & reality, and then being able to rest in that true nature –  peaceful, content and joyous no matter what is happening. Without realization of the nature of what is, we are often trying to arrange phenomena to be the way we would like,[...]
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Mahamudra Retreat with Lama Palden 10:00 AM
Mahamudra Retreat with Lama Palden
Sep 30 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Mahamudra Retreat with Lama Palden
Mahamudra Retreat with Lama Palden Thursday – Sunday, September 28 – October 1,  10:00am-5:00pm daily; will end at 4pm on Sunday. 4-day Non-residential Retreat with Lama Palden Mahamudra meditation provides a precise, graduated, step-by-step process for coming to the realization of the true nature of mind & reality, and then being able to rest in that true nature –  peaceful, content and joyous no matter what is happening. Without realization of the nature of what is, we are often trying to arrange phenomena to be the way we would like,[...]