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Lineage Program Retreat 9:00 AM
Lineage Program Retreat
Dec 1 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Lineage Program Retreat
Open only to program participants.    
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Lineage Program Retreat 9:00 AM
Lineage Program Retreat
Dec 2 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Lineage Program Retreat
Open only to program participants.    
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Lineage Program Retreat 9:00 AM
Lineage Program Retreat
Dec 3 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Lineage Program Retreat
Open only to program participants.    
Chöd Puja 6:30 PM
Chöd Puja
Dec 3 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Chöd Puja @ Fairfax | California | United States
MACHIG LABDRÖN’S CHÖD practice is a radical method for cutting through ego-fixation and cultivating compassion and fearlessness. Through chanting, visualization, and music we welcome negative mind states and harmful forces that ordinarily give rise to fear and reactivity. We make offerings which nourish and satisfy them, and in the process we come to see the equality of all phenomena and our indestructible true nature. Lama Döndrup will be leading a monthly Chöd puja. Chöd practitioners of all levels are encouraged to attend. This is primarily a practice group, so while[...]
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Qigong: The Healing Practice of Cultivating Qi 10:00 AM
Qigong: The Healing Practice of Cultivating Qi
Dec 4 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Qigong: The Healing Practice of Cultivating Qi
Qigong: the Healing Practice of Cultivating Qi with Robin Winn 3 Mondays, November 20, 27 and December 4, 2017; 10am – noon Beyond western medicine, beyond eastern medicine, there is a healing power accessible to all of us. Using gentle movements, a focused mind, and sound vibration, in these classes we will shift our awareness and upgrade our capacities to embody, heal and function at higher, more coherent levels. Based on an amalgam of modalities including Tibetan Buddhism, Wisdom Healing Qigong, NeuroMovement, and the Diamond Approach, this class is open[...]
Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation 7:00 PM
Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation
Dec 4 @ 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)
Dec 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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Exploring the Heart Sutra: The Core Buddhist Teaching on Emptiness 7:00 PM
Exploring the Heart Sutra: The Core Buddhist Teaching on Emptiness
Dec 6 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Exploring the Heart Sutra: The Core Buddhist Teaching on Emptiness
Exploring the Heart Sutra: The Core Buddhist Teaching on Emptiness 8 Wednesday evenings: October 11 – December 6, 2017, 7:00-8:30pm (No class on November 22, 2017) THE QUINTESSENCE of the Great Wheel of Buddhism is contained in the enigmatic and pith Heart Sutra. In this series of eight sessions, we will explore the meaning of the words of this profound sutra, finding ways of applying this to our daily lives and meditation practice. Please join me as we journey together and strengthen our aspiration to perfect wisdom. Each class will[...]
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Dharma Training Program – Module III 9:00 AM
Dharma Training Program – Module III
Dec 9 @ 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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Pointing out the Dharmakaya: Experiencing the Pure, Open Nature of Mind 6:30 PM
Pointing out the Dharmakaya: Experiencing the Pure, Open Nature of Mind
Dec 10 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Pointing out the Dharmakaya: Experiencing the Pure, Open Nature of Mind
Pointing out the Dharmakaya: Experiencing the Pure, Open Nature of Mind 5 Sunday Evenings: Oct 15, 29, Nov 5,12, Dec 10; 6:30-8:00pm Mahamudra is a practice that leads one to directly experience the open, luminous, pure nature of mind. The Ninth Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje (1556–1603) is renowned for his three definitive texts on Mahamudra. Pointing Out the Dharmakaya is the most pith and accessible of these three, and is the focus of this class. The text, Pointing Out the Dharmakaya, has 2 main topics: Shamatha (calm abiding) and Vipashyana (insight)[...]
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Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation 7:00 PM
Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation
Dec 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)
Dec 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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Sound Healing Meditation 7:00 PM
Sound Healing Meditation
Dec 15 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Sound Healing Meditation
Sound Healing Meditation with Barbara Juniper and Bodhi Setchko Friday, December 15th, 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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The Women’s Group: Women in Spiritual Practice 10:00 AM
The Women’s Group: Women in Spiritual Practice
Dec 16 @ 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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Chagdrukpa Puja 6:30 PM
Chagdrukpa Puja
Dec 17 @ 6:30 PM – 8:45 PM
Chagdrukpa Puja @ Fairfax | California | United States
THE PRACTICE OF Six-arm Mahakala (Tibetan: Chagdrukpa), the fierce form of Chenresig, and the primary Shangpa lineage protector, helps practitioners overcome obstacles on the path to enlightenment and in daily life.  Lama Döndrup will lead the practice each month. Prerequisites: Open only to those who have had the Six Arm Mahakala (Chagdrukpa) empowerment and been taught the practice. Location: Sukhasiddhi Center, Fairfax CA. Cost: Donation. Contribute online or by cash or check when attending the event. Questions? Contact Us   Lama Döndrup has practiced and studied in the Buddhist tradition[...]
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Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation 7:00 PM
Opening the Gate: Monday Evening Meditation
Dec 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)
Dec 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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New Year’s Eve Meditation 6:30 PM
New Year’s Eve Meditation
Dec 31 @ 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
New Year's Eve Meditation
Please join the Sukhasiddhi community for a joyful and loving New Years Eve NEW YEARS’ EVE is a perfect time to reflect on what we are letting go of from the old year, what has been accomplished, and what we are aspiring for in the New Year. Participants are welcome to come in and leave as they wish. Schedule 6;30-7:00pm Arrival, socializing, snacks, 7:00-8:30pm Quiet Sitting, Vajrasattva, Songs, Aspiration Prayers, 8:30-9:00pm Break, refreshments 9:00-10:00pm Quiet Sitting, Songs, Prayers of Aspiration,   Everyone is welcome. You may bring desserts or snacks[...]