Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
To be announced.
with Lama Willa Miller
Tuesday, October 11, 2016  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

To be announced.

 
Sangha Practice WeekendSangha Practice Weekend
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon 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 Sunday / Natural Dharma Fellowship's Annual MeetingDharma Sunday / Natural Dharma Fellowship's Annual Meeting
Integrity
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Sunday, October 16, 2016  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

This Sunday we explore the fourth of the seven Aryan qualities, or the qualities of the Noble Person, the quality of integrity. Integrity in the Buddhist tradition means learning how to live in such a way that one's values and actions are in harmony. So often, in the speed of our daily lives, we may feel too tired or...

 
Dream YogaDream Yoga
The Art of Lucid Dreaming
with Andrew Holecek , Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
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...

 
Changing the World from the Inside OutChanging the World from the Inside Out
Why Meditation Matters
with Lama Willa Miller
Friday, November 4, 2016  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hutchinson Center 80 Belmont Ave, Belfast, ME

The practice of meditation is an ancient contemplative art extending from the religious traditions of Asia that promises the gradual attainment of inner peace. Is inner peace an attainable goal in our busy, modern American lives? Do we have to leave everything behind to attain such peace? In this evening talk, Lama W...

 
The Wakeful BodyThe Wakeful Body
A One Day Retreat
with Lama Willa Miller
Saturday, November 5, 2016  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Belfast Dance Studio 109 High Street

Many of us have grown up believing the mind is our primary resource for wisdom. Furthermore, in Western thought, the mind and soul have enjoyed a place of privilege over and above the body. But the ancient wisdom traditions of Asia have long held that the body has its own innate wisdom. In the words of the Hevajra Ta...

 
The Art of CompassionThe Art of Compassion
Meditation, Self-Care and Cultivating Sustainable Love
with Lama Willa Miller
Sunday, November 6, 2016  9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Chaplaincy Institute of Maine (CHIME)

In the ancient wisdom traditions of India, compassion is not only a posture of the heart: It is a way of life. In this one day workshop, we will explore what it means to actually live a life of compassion.

 
The Heart of PracticeThe Heart of Practice
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Wednesday, November 9  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...

 
Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
To be announced.
with Lama Willa Miller
Tuesday, November 15, 2016  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

To be announced.

 
The Subtle BodyThe Subtle Body
A Meditation and Yoga Retreat
with Lama Willa Miller
Sunday, December 4  - Thursday, December 8, 2016
Kripalu Yoga and Retreat Center

Discover how bridging practices of body and mind can open the doorway to nondual wisdom. In the yogic traditions of Tibet, the body and mind are understood to be inseparable. On the tantric path, this union of mind and body is gradually realized through working with the subtle body, which contains energies that are n...

 
Urban Meditation Retreat in Concord, NHUrban Meditation Retreat in Concord, NH
Discovering the Loving Witness
with Lama Willa Miller
Sunday, December 11, 2016  10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Concord Community Acupuncture

Join us to explore the healing practice of meditation. In this one-day meditation retreat, we will explore the notion of the “loving witness”, an innate part of our mind and heart that witnesses our experiences, emotions and challenges without judgement, avoidance or fear. This loving witness, when cultivated, ca...

 
Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
To be announced.
with Lama Willa Miller
Tuesday, December 13, 2016  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

To be announced.

 
Natural Dharma's Annual Winter RetreatNatural Dharma's Annual Winter Retreat
The Power of Original Wisdom
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson, Bob Morrison, Camille Hykes
Monday, January 2  5:00 pm - Monday, January 9, 2017 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

This year’s Winter Retreat is a joining together of community to deepen—through meditation and teachings—in our innate original wisdom. This week-long retreat, guided by Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson, Bob Morrison and Camille Hykes will focus on transformative practices that allow us to directly access th...

 
Living with DyingLiving with Dying
with Cheryl A. Giles, PhD, Jean Ashland, Lama Willa Miller
Friday, April 21  5:00 pm - Sunday, April 23, 2017 11:00 am
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

The field of Contemplative Care is a burgeoning area of supplemental training for caregivers in meditative techniques that enhance self-care. Natural Dharma Fellowship's contemplative care teaching team includes Cheryl Giles, PsyD, Lama Willa Miller, PhD and Jean Ashland, PhD.

 
Embodied AwakeningEmbodied Awakening
Discovering the Body as Your Temple
with Lama Willa Miller
Monday, April 24  5:00 pm - Saturday, April 29, 2017 11:00 am
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. Yet, the body is often neglected in the life of many spiritual practitioners, in favor of cultivating st...

 
Dharma Sunday OnlineDharma Sunday Online
TBA
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Sunday, April 30, 2017  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Description forthcoming

 
Pilgrimage to BhutanPilgrimage to Bhutan
Hidden Lands, Hidden Yogis
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson, Jetsun Deleplanque
Friday, May 19  - Friday, June 2, 2017

Join us for an unforgettable journey through the heart of the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. Known as “the last Shangrila”, Bhutan—isolated from its neighbors by high mountains and rugged jungle—has preserved its culture, natural beauty, language, and religious traditions largely resisting forces of industriali...

 
NDF Meditation Teachers RetreatNDF Meditation Teachers Retreat
Communications Skills
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Friday, June 23  5:00 pm - Sunday, June 25, 2017 12:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Annual retreat for NDF Meditation Teachers and Mitras.

 
Third Annual Natural Dharma Fellowship DathunThird Annual Natural Dharma Fellowship Dathun
Month-long Practice Intensive
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Elizabeth Monson
Friday, June 30  4:00 pm - Thursday, August 31, 2017 11:00 am
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Join Natural Dharma Fellowship's sangha for the Third 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.

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
TBA
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Sunday, August 6, 2017  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Description forthcoming

 
Family RetreatFamily Retreat
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Elizabeth Monson, Andria L. Whited, Chuck Beardsley
Thursday, August 10  5:00 pm - Sunday, August 13, 2017 1:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Join us for a Family Retreat Weekend. It’s a wonderful opportunity to connect with like-minded families, introduce our children to sangha, build community, and have a great time together at the beautiful Wonderwell Retreat Center in Springfield, NH. There will be group activities for the whole family (gardening, co...

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
TBA
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Sunday, September 3, 2017  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Description forthcoming

 
Living with DyingLiving with Dying
with Cheryl A. Giles, PhD, Jean Ashland, Lama Willa Miller
Friday, September 22  5:00 pm - Sunday, September 24, 2017 12:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

The field of Contemplative Care is a burgeoning area of supplemental training for caregivers in meditative techniques that enhance self-care. Natural Dharma Fellowship's contemplative care teaching team includes Cheryl Giles, PsyD, Lama Willa Miller, PhD and Jean Ashland, PhD.

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
TBA
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Sunday, October 8, 2017  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Description forthcoming

 
Wild Body, Wild Mind Wild Body, Wild Mind
Finding the Inspiration for Meditation Practice in the Temple of the Natural World
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Wednesday, October 18  5:00 pm - Sunday, October 22, 2017 12:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

In this deep meditation retreat, we will explore the intersection between formal meditation practice and engagement with the natural world as a potent means for deepening in our understanding and recognition of the natural state. By working with perception, the five senses, and phenomena we can come into harmony with...

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
TBA
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Sunday, November 12, 2017  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Description forthcoming

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
TBA
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Sunday, December 3, 2017  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Description forthcoming