Second Annual Natural Dharma Fellowship DathunSecond Annual Natural Dharma Fellowship Dathun
Month-long Practice Intensive
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson, Camille Hykes
Thursday, July 7  4:00 pm - Tuesday, August 2, 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.

 
Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
Nothing to lose.
with Lama Willa Miller
Tuesday, August 9, 2016  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

Join Lama Willa and Natural Dharma Fellowship Sangha for an evening of meditation and Dharma. This evening we will explore what it means to rely on the wisdom of present wakefulness. When we decide to enter into an intimate relationship with our own wakeful being, the phenomena of “loss” takes on new meaning. Whe...

 
Exploring Effortless Resting through the Vajra Songs of ShabkarExploring Effortless Resting through the Vajra Songs of Shabkar
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Friday, September 9  - Monday, September 12, 2016
Barre Center For Buddhist Studies

The teachings of the Buddha offer a vision of deep peace and freedom from suffering as a real possibility in this life. With this attractive promise, many of us embark on the path of meditation with an attitude of striving and searching. As we strive and search for peace, we externalize awakening, even bringing to th...

 
Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
The paradox of non-self.
with Lama Willa Miller
Tuesday, September 13, 2016  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

One of the core tenets of the Buddha’s teachings is non-self, or selflessness (anatta). But what does non-self really mean? Is it an absence of personal identity? Or is it something else? In this evening teaching, we will explore the meaning of non-self in Buddhism, how it can open doors to greater freedom, and how...

 
Sangha Practice DaySangha Practice Day
with Lama Willa Miller, Elizabeth Monson
Saturday, October 15, 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, Lopon Liz Monson
Sunday, October 16, 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: The Art of Lucid DreamingDream Yoga: The Art of Lucid Dreaming
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson, Andrew Holecek
Thursday, October 27  3:00 pm - Monday, October 31, 2016 10:00 am
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

We may think of daytime meditation as the primary vehicle for transformation in Buddhism, but a third of our life is spent sleeping and dreaming. Fortunately, these states too have long been mainstays on the path to awakening. The ancient practice of Dream Yoga provides a precious opportunity for psychological and sp...

 
The Heart of PracticeThe Heart of Practice
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Monday, November 7  5:00 pm - Sunday, November 13, 2016 11:00 am
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Have you ever wondered, "What is the heart of practice?" What makes spiritual practice alive, joyful and transformative?  If you have been turning over these questions in your mind, this might be the retreat for you. In this intensive meditation retreat, we will explore the heart of practice together, through drawi...

 
Sangha Practice DaySangha Practice Day
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz 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.