Living with DyingLiving with Dying
with Cheryl A. Giles, Jonna Goulding, Chris Berlin, Barbara Waldorf, Jean Ashland
Friday, September 22  5:00 pm - Sunday, September 24, 2017 12:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

This retreat will provide palliative and end-of-life care professionals (RN, SW, MD, chaplains, volunteers) a restorative weekend of mindful self-care practices in the beautiful mountains of New Hampshire to foster resilience in working with the dying. Emphasis will be given to developing tools for self-care through ...

 
Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
with Camille Hykes
Tuesday, September 26, 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 Art of Relating MindfullyThe Art of Relating Mindfully
Freshening up our Relationship
with Bill Morgan, PsyD, Susan Morgan, CNS
Friday, September 29  5:00 pm - Sunday, October 1, 2017 12:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

We often subscribe to the myth that the right relationship will fix everything; that meeting the right person will solve most of our problems. Soon we start to take our relationships for granted and assume that they will maintain themselves. We discover that intimate relationships are not self-renewing. Like gardens,...

 
Tuesday Night Teachings Tuesday Night Teachings
with Janine Grillo Marra
Tuesday, October 3, 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...

 
Open Practice WeekendOpen Practice Weekend
with Lopon Elizabeth Monson
Friday, October 6  5:30 pm - Sunday, October 8, 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: Suppleness
with Lopon Liz Monson
Sunday, October 8, 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. This Sunday, teachings and potluck will be followed by the Natural Dharma Fellowship Annual Meeting. All are welcome!

 
Tuesday Night TeachingsTuesday Night Teachings
Radical Presence
with Lama Rod Owens
Tuesday, October 10, 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...

 
Dark Goddess Yoga and Meditation Retreat for WomenDark Goddess Yoga and Meditation Retreat for Women
with Janine Grillo-Marra
Thursday, October 12  5:00 pm - Sunday, October 15, 2017 1:00 pm
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Experience balance and wholeness through yin yoga and other movement practices, meditation and social silence as we explore the Sacred Feminine in all its forms. Yin yoga is a deep and passive practice while the yang style is gently flowing with a slow and therapeutic approach. Shake Your Soul® is a playful dance-...

 
DevotionDevotion
A One Day Retreat in Standish Maine
with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
Saturday, October 14, 2017  10:00 am - 4:30 pm
St. Joseph’s College

Devotion—as understood in non-dual traditions of Eastern spirituality—is not worship of something, but rather an open-hearted relationship with life itself. The devotional path introduces us to a journey of deep relationship, relationship which can open our hearts and minds to ever-subtler levels of truth.

 
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  5:00 pm - Sunday, October 22, 2017 12:00 pm
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 Joel Baehr
Tuesday, October 17, 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...

 
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  5:00 pm - Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:00 pm
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 Teachings Tuesday Night Teachings
with David Picariello
Tuesday, October 31, 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...

 
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.

 
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 ...

 
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.

 
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)!