Sadhana of Mahamudra (SSBS)

December 9th—December 11th (2022)

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    Price.:
  • $150 Full Price
  • $175 Sponsor
  • $125 BSC Member
  • $75 Subsidized
Room: Main Shrine Room

Sadhana of Mahamudra (SSBS)

Friday-Sunday 12/9-12/11, 2022

Friday 12/9, 7-9PM

Saturday & Sunday 12/10 & 12/11, 9AM-5PM

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is a short liturgy practiced by the Shambhala community on the new and full moon days of the lunar calendar. It was written by Trungpa Rinpoche while on retreat in Bhutan in 1968. This retreat marked a profound turning point in his presentation of the buddhadharma in the West. The text presents a fruition vajrayana view, bringing together the devotion mahamudra of the Kagyü and the crazy wisdom of the Nyingma. As such, it provides a powerful touchstone for understanding our vajrayana heritage.


This class is part of the Shambhala School of Buddhist Studies series—a complete cycle of teachings to immerse the interested learner in the path of Buddhism. To learn more and register for other SSBS classes, please click on a class below:

Cycle 1:

Taming the Mind
Shamatha: Nine Stages
Walking the Boddhisattva Path
Maitri: Five Wisdom Energies

Cycle 2:

The Three Jewels
Bodhisattva Warrior: The Six Paramitas
Four Foundations of Mindfulness
Lineage & Devotion

Cycle 3:

Karma: Five Skandhas & Twelve Nidanas
Union of Shamatha-Vipashyana
Lojong
Sadhana of Mahamudra

Cycle 4:

Life of Buddha & History of Sangha
Mahayana & Bodhisattva Vow
Emptiness
Journey Without Goal