Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Shastri Denise Wuensch

June 8th—June 10th

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Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior builds on the foundation of the meditation practice that was introduced in Level I and explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world we live in.

By opening to our own genuineness and tenderness, we learn how to work with fear to cultivate the willingness to see our deep-seated habits and defenses. This weekend program intensifies the discipline of meditation practice, which enables us to begin seeing through obscurations of habitual patterns that we have created over time.

Every Shambhala Training level includes thorough meditation instruction, periods of meditation practice, one-on-one meetings to clarify questions, talks by senior teachers, group discussions and a concluding reception.

Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human
Recommended: Meditation in Everyday Life

Shambhala weekends are structured to offer participants teachings and an in-depth meditation retreat. Attendance is required for the Friday night talk and for each session of the program.

About the teacher: Shastri Denise Wuensch began practicing Buddhism in the lineage of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, in the mid-1970’s while living in her hometown of Houston,Texas.  She attended the first Vajrayana seminary offered by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in 1992, and has served in the Kalapa Court, his personal residence, as Head of Household since 1994.  She currently holds the title of Shabdo in that role.  In her profession as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, she has a private practice specializing in Contemplative Psychotherapy and Trauma Recovery.  In addition, she also works as a Hospice Social Worker, providing support and counseling to families and patients at the end of life.  She lives with her husband in Denver, Colorado, and enjoys jewelry making and hiking in the Rocky Mountains.

Retake Discount: If you have taken Level II before, you may retake it for $50.

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