Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with David Parker

April 11th—April 13th (2014)

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  • $140.00 General
  • $119.00 Early Bird
  • $165.00 Patron
Room: Main Shrine Room

Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level I

Weekend Retreat 2 of the Shambhala Training Series

Having experienced a taste of basic goodness, we want to go forward. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness.

50% Repeat program discount | See our Generosity Policy

Receive a 15% discount when prepaying for Series II (this Shambhala Training Level along with its companion course – Contentment in Everyday Life - starting November 3).

If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact Abbey Pleviak.

David Parker is grateful to the patient students of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, including his current teacher, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, who helped a skeptical beginner start a regular meditation practice in Boston 25 years ago, and led him step by step under his own power into a larger view. He has been active in the Portland Shambhala Center since he moved here almost 20 years ago, and is currently a teacher in training, a meditation instructor, and coordinator of the Tuesday night open house talks. He works part time as a scientist and professor at OHSU, where he and his students study how the cells of the immune system communicate with each other using mice and mouse cells in tissue culture.