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When we are faced with adversity, how can we call upon our inner strength and build on this strength?  How can we shift our focus from clinging to our attachment to our own safety and to rest in equanimity?

The Dharma helps us work with the challenges of life transforming obstacles into awakening.  Our experience of impermanence and the changing nature of life throws us into the depths of what truly matters.

Please join us as we explore how to allow adversity to drive us deeper into the spiritual path and genuine well being.

This event will be held online through Zoom.  Register below and you will receive the zoom link. If you haven’t used zoom before, easy instructions are provided when you log in to Zoom.

Cost: $10 – $30 sliding scale donation



Teacher: Lama Pat first started meditating in 1975. Prior to meeting Lama Palden in 1999, she studied with both western and eastern teachers including several pilgrimages and retreats in India. Under Lama Palden’s tutelage, she completed both the full Shangpa Kagyu practices usually reserved for the traditional three-year retreat and the four-year teacher training program. In 2017, under the authority of Kalu Rinpoche, both Lama Palden and Lama Drupgyu authorized her as a Lama. With immense gratitude for her teachers and the lineage, Lama Pat is excited to share these teachings with others that supports the natural unfoldment of innate wisdom transforming one’s life. In addition to her dharma studies and teaching, she has been an RN for over 40 years and holds a masters in counseling psychology. She also leads Sukhasiddhi’s Clear Light Institute assisting contemplative approaches to working with illness, death and dying.





March 28
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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771 Center Blvd.
Fairfax, CA 94930 United States