Lama Willa Schedule

Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
The Eight Worldly Winds: Fame and Insignificance
with Lama Willa Miller
Tuesday, March 1, 2016  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

This Dharma talk will explore the eight worldly winds, eight worldly preoccupations that interfere with full human flourishing. The second pair of these involve our attachment to fame and fear of insignificance. When this habitual pattern is recognized, we are freed up develop equanimity in the face of the ups and do...

 
Online Dharma SundayOnline Dharma Sunday
A Wonderwell Benefit Event
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Sunday, March 6, 2016  10:00 am - 11:30 pm

Join Lama Willa, Liz Monson, and the Natural Dharma Sangha online for a morning of Buddhist teaching and meditation. Dharma Sundays, a monthly Wonderwell tradition, will continue without break online while Wonderwell is closed for renovations.

 
Sustainable CompassionSustainable Compassion
How to generate an Unconditional Power of Care for the Greater Good
with Lama Willa Miller, Lama John Makransky
Saturday, March 26, 2016  9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

Compassion, one of the noblest pro-social emotions, is also a state that we associate with distress and burnout. Is it possible to develop a compassion that is not only authentic, but also nurturing and sustainable? In this intensive one-day retreat, we will explore this possibility through learning to access innate...

 
Online Dharma SundayOnline Dharma Sunday
A Wonderwell Benefit Event
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Sunday, April 3, 2016  10:00 am - 11:30 pm

Join Lama Willa, Liz Monson, and the Natural Dharma Sangha online for a morning of Buddhist teaching and meditation. Dharma Sundays, a monthly Wonderwell tradition, will continue without break online while Wonderwell is closed for renovations.

 
Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
The Eight Worldly Winds: Praise and Blame
with Lama Willa Miller
Tuesday, April 5, 2016  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

This Dharma talk will explore the eight worldly winds, eight worldly preoccupations that interfere with full human flourishing. The third pair of these involve our attachment to praise and fear of blame. When this habitual pattern is recognized, we are freed up develop equanimity in the face of the ups and downs of t...

 
Nature as TeacherNature as Teacher
Meditation in the Temple of the Natural World
with Lama Willa Miller
Friday, April 22  - Sunday, April 24, 2016
The Rowe Center

Amid the stimulation and chaos of daily life, the natural world beckons as a deep refuge of freedom and peace. A profound key to discovering your inner nature is to turn attention to outer nature: immersion in the earth, trees, and sky. Find out how to take nature as your teacher in this special three-day meditation ...

 
Sangha Practice DaySangha Practice Day
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Saturday, April 30, 2016  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.

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Sunday, May 1, 2016  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.

 
Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
The Eight Worldly Winds: Gain and Loss
with Lama Willa Miller
Tuesday, May 3, 2016  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

This Dharma talk will explore the eight worldly winds, eight worldly preoccupations that interfere with full human flourishing. The fourth pair of these involve our attachment to gain and fear of loss. When this habitual pattern is recognized, we are freed up develop equanimity in the face of the ups and downs of thi...

 
NDF Meditation Teachers RetreatNDF Meditation Teachers Retreat
with Lama Willa Miller
Friday, May 27  5:00 pm - Sunday, May 29, 2016 1:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Annual retreat for NDF Meditation Teachers and Mitras.

 
Sangha Practice DaySangha Practice Day
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Saturday, June 4, 2016  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.

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Sunday, June 5, 2016  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.

 
 Awareness and the Body Awareness and the Body
An Intensive Meditation Retreat
with Lama Willa Miller
Monday, June 6  5:00 pm - Friday, June 10, 2016 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Great wisdom lives in the body”….Thus states the Hevajra Tantra. The yogic tradition of Tibetan Buddhism teach that the body is a sacred space, capable of waking us up physically, energetically and spiritually. In this five day meditation retreat, we will explore what it means to embody wisdom, and discover the ...

 
The Wisdom of the BodyThe Wisdom of the Body
Discovering the Power of Body to Awaken and Heal
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Sunday, June 19  - Friday, June 24, 2016
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies

It is almost an epidemic in our culture, this obsession with a belief in the ideal body. We judge our body, feel frustrated with our body, and try to manipulate the body to do our bidding. Our ideas about the body, over time, can erode our sense of self-worth and even lead to a notion that the world we live in is not...

 
Second Annual Natural Dharma Fellowship DathunSecond Annual Natural Dharma Fellowship Dathun
Month-long Practice Intensive
with Lama Willa Miller
Friday, July 1  4:00 pm - Monday, August 1, 2016 11:00 am
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Join Natural Dharma Fellowship's sangha for the Second Annual NDF Dathun, a month-long practice period. The Dathun provides an opportunity for the sangha to enter into intensive retreat practice together in noble silence, with a structured schedule, meals, practice periods, dharma teachings and yoga support provided.

 
Sangha Practice DaySangha Practice Day
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Saturday, August 6, 2016  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.

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Sunday, August 7, 2016  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.

 
Sangha Practice DaySangha Practice Day
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Saturday, September 3, 2016  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.

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Sunday, September 4, 2016  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.

 
Sangha Practice DaySangha Practice Day
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Saturday, October 1, 2016  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.

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Sunday, October 2, 2016  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.

 
Dream Yoga RetreatDream Yoga Retreat
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson, Andrew Holocek
Thursday, October 27  10:00 am - Monday, October 31, 2016 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

More information coming soon

 
Sangha Practice DaySangha Practice Day
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Saturday, November 5, 2016  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.

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Sunday, November 6, 2016  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.

 
The Heart of the PracticeThe Heart of the Practice
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Monday, November 7  10:00 am - Sunday, November 13, 2016 5:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

More information coming soon

 
Sangha Practice DaySangha Practice Day
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Saturday, December 3, 2016  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.

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Sunday, December 4, 2016  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.