Sacred Path II: Windhorse

October 18th—October 20th

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    Price:
  • $225 Full Price
  • $260 Sponsor
  • $180 BSC Member
  • $145 Subsidized
  • ($60.00 Material Fee included in each price.)
Room: Shambhala Training Hall

Between 1976 and 1980, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche received four Shambhala treasure teachings, or terma. In the Windhorse weekend, participants receive and study one of these texts, The Letter of the Black Ashe, as well as Trungpa Rinpoche's extensive commentaries.

Participants also receive the instruction for “raising windhorse,” which opens the heart and refreshes one's confidence. This practice is a way to bring about skillful and heartfelt social engagement, enabling the warrior to go forward in the midst of whatever challenges occur.

Prerequisite: Completion of “Great Eastern Sun: Sacred Path I"

Material fee: The root text The Letter of the Black Ashe and the Windhorse source book are required and will be handed out during the weekend. The total cost for these two texts is $60.

About the Sacred Path
The Sacred Path series deepens the warrior's journey by introducing the root Shambhala teachings and their commentaries. The teachings are based on a societal vision and aspiration to bring forth the goodness of human beings as well as the goodness of human society.

During a series of visionary experiences that took place between 1976 and 1980, Chögyam Trungpa wrote down the four root Shambhala texts. The Sacred Path is based on these texts. The Sacred Path presents extensive commentaries by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on how these teachings are relevant in modern times.