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
Tuesday, October 17  - Sunday, October 22, 2017
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Where is the wilderness inside you? Can you tap this fertile source of energy and joy and dance with the shifting, graceful nature of your own body and mind?

 
Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
with Camille Hykes
Tuesday, October 24, 2017  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

The Natural Meditation Practice Group (of the Mahamudra and Dzogchen traditions) supports the ongoing deepening of students in the four aspects of natural meditation: one-pointedness, simplicity, one-taste, and non-meditation. These guided meditations, Q and A, and discussions offer an opportunity for students to fin...

 
Wisdom of the BodyWisdom of the Body
with Rose Taylor Goldfield, Lama Willa Miller
Thursday, October 26  - Sunday, October 29, 2017
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

The yogic tradition of Buddhism teaches that the body is a sacred space, capable of waking us up physically, energetically and spiritually. In this three day meditation retreat, join Rose Taylor Goldfield, author of Training the Wisdom Body (Shambhala, 2013), and Lama Willa Miller, author of The Wakeful Body (upcomin...

 
Tuesday Night Halloween SocialTuesday Night Halloween Social
with David Picariello
Tuesday, October 31, 2017  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

Halloween falls on a Tuesday night this year! Join Natural Dharma Fellowship for an informal get together. Halloween treats and beverages are provided, but feel free to bring some to share.

 
Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
Radical Presence
with Lama Rod Owens
Tuesday, November 7, 2017  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

Lama Rod will be exploring radical presence in this series of talks. Radical presence is about being firmly seated in awareness of our intersectionality, actively and directly interrogating the ways in which systems of power encourage us to dominate other persons, other communities, or aspects of our own experiences...

 
Open Practice WeekendOpen Practice Weekend
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Friday, November 10  5:30 pm - Sunday, November 12, 2017 1:00 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
The Seven Factors of Enlightenment: Concentration
with Lama Willa Miller
Sunday, November 12, 2017  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
with Gaelle Desbordes
Tuesday, November 14, 2017  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

The Natural Meditation Practice Group (of the Mahamudra and Dzogchen traditions) supports the ongoing deepening of students in the four aspects of natural meditation: one-pointedness, simplicity, one-taste, and non-meditation. These guided meditations, Q and A, and discussions offer an opportunity for students to fin...

 
The Wisdom of Non-MeditationThe Wisdom of Non-Meditation
A Practice Retreat
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Thursday, November 16  - Sunday, November 19, 2017
Barre Center For Buddhist Studies

In this long weekend, we will explore experientially the unique approach of Mahamudra, a style of practice found in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. In Mahamudra, we engage a style of sitting called non-meditation, a practice with potential to profoundly deepen and transform our meditation experience. In the practice ...

 
Dartmouth College Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Workshop (Private Event)Dartmouth College Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Workshop (Private Event)
Tuesday, November 28  8:30 am - Wednesday, November 29, 2017 4:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

This is a private event, only open to Dartmouth College full-time Healthcare workers.

 
Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
with Camille Hykes
Tuesday, November 28, 2017  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

The Natural Meditation Practice Group (of the Mahamudra and Dzogchen traditions) supports the ongoing deepening of students in the four aspects of natural meditation: one-pointedness, simplicity, one-taste, and non-meditation. These guided meditations, Q and A, and discussions offer an opportunity for students to fin...

 
Dharma SundayDharma Sunday
The Seven Factors of Enlightenment: Equanimity
with Bob Morrison
Sunday, December 3, 2017  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
Radical Presence
with Lama Rod Owens
Tuesday, December 5, 2017  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

Lama Rod will be exploring radical presence in this series of talks. Radical presence is about being firmly seated in awareness of our intersectionality, actively and directly interrogating the ways in which systems of power encourage us to dominate other persons, other communities, or aspects of our own experiences...

 
Finding Immediate Access to Innate Capacities of Love, Compassion, and WisdomFinding Immediate Access to Innate Capacities of Love, Compassion, and Wisdom
with Lama John Makransky, Ph.D
Friday, December 8  - Sunday, December 10, 2017 12:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

In this retreat, we will connect directly to the power of love and wisdom, which penetrate limiting images of self and others by sensing them all in their deep dignity and lovability.

 
Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
with Gaelle Desbordes
Tuesday, December 19, 2017  7:00 pm
Cambridge Friends Meeting House

The Natural Meditation Practice Group (of the Mahamudra and Dzogchen traditions) supports the ongoing deepening of students in the four aspects of natural meditation: one-pointedness, simplicity, one-taste, and non-meditation. These guided meditations, Q and A, and discussions offer an opportunity for students to fin...

 
Natural Dharma Fellowship's Winter Meditation Intensive - January 2018Natural Dharma Fellowship's Winter Meditation Intensive - January 2018
The Heart of Practice
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Tuesday, January 2  - Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

We are delighted to announce Wonderwell’s first ever Winter Meditation Intensive (Dathun)!

 
Wonderwell's 2018 Retreat Calendar - Coming Soon!Wonderwell's 2018 Retreat Calendar - Coming Soon!
Thursday, February 1, 2018 
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

The full 2018 Retreat calendar will be posted early November. Please hold questions & inquires, until the calendar is posted. Thank you for your patience!

 
The Art of Wisdom-YogaThe Art of Wisdom-Yoga
Wakeful Body, Wakeful Mind
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Sunday, March 25  - Thursday, March 29, 2018
Kripalu Yoga and Retreat Center

If you long for a yoga practice that deeply impacts the quality of your mind and spirit, come explore how to bring the wisdom of meditation into the body. Rather than striving toward perfection in meditation and yoga, learn to access the inner resources of energy, grace, and balance that are already present as your b...