Lama Willa Schedule

Sangha Practice DaySangha Practice Day
with Lama Willa Miller, Lama Samten Drolma
Saturday, October 25  6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

All contemplative traditions welcome! Enjoy a relaxing day-long retreat or stay for the weekend. Deepen your solo practice, participate in the Natural Dharma Fellowship Lineage Practices, explore the natural beauty of the seasons of Wonderwell and connect to opportunities for guidance from the teachers in residence. More Details

Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
with Lama Willa Miller
Sunday, October 26  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Visit the refuge for a Natural Dharma Fellowship morning of meditation, contemplation, and a community potluck. More Details

In the Eye of the StormIn the Eye of the Storm
Adversity as the Path to Awakening
with Lama Willa Miller
Monday, October 27  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tranquil Flame Yoga and Wellness

When we encounter difficult outer circumstances, our tendency is to want to avoid or fix them. When we meet challenging emotions, we want to suppress them or find a way to escape from what we are feeling. But these very strategies, in the end, often compound our suffering. More Details

Natural Body, Natural MindNatural Body, Natural Mind
A Daylong Meditation Retreat
with Lama Willa Miller
Saturday, November 15  10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Still Water Yoga 254 Commercial Street Portland Maine

The ancient source texts of the Buddhist tradition teach that we do not have far to look for the enlightenment. As the great wisdom text the Hevajra Tantra tells us, "Great wisdom lives in the body". The meditation practices of Buddhism can therefore be greatly enhanced if we learn to integrate the body. Through the ... More Details

Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
with Lama Willa Miller
Tuesday, December 2  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

Subject to be announced. More Details

Natural Dharma's Annual Winter RetreatNatural Dharma's Annual Winter Retreat
The Power of Original Wisdom
with Lama Willa Miller, Lama John Makransky
Friday, January 2  5:00 pm - Friday, January 9, 2015 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Begin the year with Natural Dharma's Sangha as we join together to deepen—through meditation and teachings—our connection with our innate original goodness. This week-long retreat, guided by Lama Willa and Lama John Makransky, will focus on transformative practices that allow us to directly access the love and wi... More Details

Level III Vajrayana Intensive
with Lama Willa Miller
Monday, January 12  5:00 pm - Sunday, January 25, 2015 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

A deep winter retreat for the transmission of the practice of Tummo (Inner Heat), the first of the Six Yogas of Naropa. This retreat combines teaching, transmission, individual guidance and intensive practice. Teachings occur in the mornings. Afternoons are reserved for individual practice. More Details

The Bodhisattva of Compassion
with Lama Willa Miller, Lama John Makransky
Friday, February 20  5:00 pm - Sunday, February 22, 2015 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Join Lama John and Lama Willa at Wonderwell for the transmission of the practice of the Bodhisattva of Compassion Chenrezig. The practice of Chenrezig supports the deepening of innate qualities of wisdom and compassion, and is a complement to all forms of meditation practice. More Details

First Annual Natural Dharma Fellowship DathunFirst Annual Natural Dharma Fellowship Dathun
Month-long Practice Intensive: Save the Date!
with Lama Willa Miller, Lama John Makransky, Lama Samten Drolma, Lama Rod Owens, Lama Karma Chotso
Wednesday, July 1  - Friday, July 31, 2015
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Join Natural Dharma Fellowship's sangha for a new tradition-in-the-making, the Annual NDF Dathun. The NDF Dathun provides an opportunity for the sangha to enter into intensive retreat practice together in noble silence, in a disciplined container, with meals, teachings and personal practice time provided. If you have... More Details

The Nature of Mind in BuddhismThe Nature of Mind in Buddhism
with Trungram Rinpoche, Lama John Makransky, Lama Willa Miller
Friday, September 18  5:00 pm - Sunday, September 20, 2015 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Details to follow. More Details