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July 2015

10 Year Anniversary Celebrations at Clear Sky Retreat Center

July 31, 2015 - August 5, 2015
Clear Sky Retreat Centre, Bull River Valley
Cranbrook, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Building Outdoor Meditation Platform

We'd love to have you join us as we celebrate Clear Sky retreat center's tenth year running programs. We'll be celebrating the past efforts and contributions of our members, appreciating what we have now, and welcoming in the future. Ten years of learning together Friday, July 31st: Arrivals. Welcome, orientation, & dinner. Saturday, August 1st:  Clear Sky Annual General Meeting.  Anyone who has attended our past AGMs knows that learning together, fun and joy are paramount. The day of the…

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August 2015

Retreat on the Tarot

August 7, 2015 - August 22, 2015
Clear Sky Retreat Centre, Bull River Valley
Cranbrook, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Tarot Retreat and Study Course 2015

Image credit:N0cturbulous While Buddhism, Sufism, shamanism and other traditions offer us outstanding tools for our spiritual unfoldment, they also require learning about foreign philosophy, culture, and sometimes even language. The tarot’s archetypes are something that all Westerners have grown up with since infancy (even if we didn’t realize it), and thus they are more easily accessible. The Tarot archetypes – such as the Fool, the Empress, and the Chariot – allow Westerners to do depth work and find greater meaning…

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October 2015

Hero’s Journey, Inner Alchemy at Hollyhock

October 25, 2015 - October 30, 2015
Hollyhock, Manson's Landing
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
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The Hero's Journey Retreat

For most of us, the ego is locked in a life-and-death struggle with the shadow. We’re continually pulled back and forth between the excitement of exploration on one hand, and the fear of abandonment and rejection on the other. The Hero/ine undertakes the courageous journey to assimilate ego and shadow, tapping into inner, previously unknown gifts to triumph over lifelong challenges in the guise of opponents. The results blossom as the harmonious union of light and dark that characterizes a…

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November 2015

Hero’s Journey Retreat: Kinmount, Ontario

November 20, 2015 - November 22, 2015
Dharma Centre of Canada, 1886 Galway Road
Kinmount, , ON K0M 2A0 Canada
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Hero's Journey Retreat

For most of us, the ego is locked in a life-and-death struggle with the shadow. We’re continually pulled back and forth between the excitement of exploration on the one hand, and the fear of abandonment and rejection on the other. What is the ‘Hero’s Journey’? The Hero’s Journey is the courageous path the hero/ine undertakes to assimilate ego and shadow, tapping into inner, previously unknown gifts to triumph over lifelong challenges. The results blossom as the harmonious union of light…

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December 2015

One Month Residential Retreat: Mahamudra and The Path of Purification

December 18, 2015 - January 16, 2016
Clear Sky Retreat Centre, Bull River Valley
Cranbrook, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Winter meditation retreat canada

Join Dharma Teachers Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat for their popular winter retreat at Clear Sky Centre in Eastern BC. This year's retreat will be four weeks in duration, and will cover Mahamudra and the Path of Purification.

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April 2016

Calm and Clear, UK Retreat with Doug Duncan Sensei

April 1, 2016 - April 8, 2016
Maitreya House, Lower Maescoed
Hereford, Wales HR2 0HP United Kingdom
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Retreat in England Calm & Clear

Calm and Clear Retreat at Maitreya House in the UK Inviting Insight, Bliss & Wisdom into our lives Fri. April 1 – Fri. April 8 Would you like to feel more calm and clear? How do you imagine it would affect your quality of life? Calm and Clear is a kind of meditation method, and it applies to the day-to-day. Although it’s a text and practice rooted in Vajrayana Buddhism, the applications can apply just as well in the office,…

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June 2016

Weekend Retreat: Assets Beyond Measure

June 3, 2016 - June 6, 2016
Clear Sky Retreat Centre, Bull River Valley
Cranbrook, BC V0B1N0 Canada
Assets beyond measure paramis retreat

Immerse yourself in this long weekend course of Awakening in Action at beautiful Clear Sky Centre this June. Dharma Teachers Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat will present a thorough, engaged and joyful path for applying the paramis in everything you do. In community we will embrace 'learning together' and the strength of diversity so we can all reach our fullest potentials.

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August 2016

Awakening Through Action Retreat

August 8, 2016 - August 20, 2016
Clear Sky Retreat Centre, Bull River Valley
Cranbrook, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Awakening through action retreat BC

How can we become more self-aware and/or make spiritual progress when we spend the majority of our waking hours at a job, or figuring out how to make my business successful?
These are questions every contemporary practitioner asks. We believe that for many people, one solution lies in the path of Karma Yoga: yoga means “union through discipline,” and karma means “action.” We call it Awakening Through Action.

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December 2016

Womb, Karma and Transcendence Retreat

December 16, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Womb, Karma & Transcendence Retreat

Dive deep with this two week meditation retreat on Womb, Karma and Transcendence with Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat. This retreat will be held at beautiful Clear Sky Meditation Centre in Eastern BC, Canada.

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January 2017

Meditation Retreat: Body, Speech and Mind

January 1, 2017 - January 17, 2017
Clear Sky Retreat Centre, Bull River Valley
Cranbrook, BC V0B1N0 Canada
Meditation Retreat Body Speech Mind

Make a profound start to 2017 with this two week meditation retreat at Clear Sky Centre. This retreat covers the transformative teachings of Body, Speech and Mind as first presented by Namgyal Rinpoche.

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March 2017

Japan Meditation Retreat on Huayan (Flower Garland Sutra)

March 21, 2017 - March 31, 2017
Zofukuji Temple Miki City, Hyogo Japan
Japan meditation retreat

Experience the roots of East Asian Buddhist teachings with a ten day meditation retreat in Japan. Doug & Catherine Sensei will be teaching on the profound Flower Garland sutra as the focus for this meditation retreat.

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April 2017

Germany Retreat: Womb, Karma & Transcendence

April 6, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Womb, Karma & Transcendence Retreat

Join Doug & Catherine Sensei and the Dharma Europe community for this exciting and beneficial retreat on Womb, Karma and Transcendence. The retreat will be held just outside of Frankfurt, Germany (Seidenbuch (Odw)).

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Introduction to Tantra Retreat in the UK

April 21, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - April 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Maitreya House, Lower Maescoed
Hereford, Wales HR2 0HP United Kingdom
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Tantra Meditation Retreat UK

UK Meditation Retreat: An Introduction To Tantra Conquering fear, discovering the freedom to love and explore… Meditation Retreat Location: Maitreya House, Herefordshire, UK This week-long retreat in rural England will be an opportunity for you to delve into the Buddhist tantric tradition with Tantra Masters Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat. Tantra is a weaving of a clear mind and a blissful heart and the image often used to portray the metaphor of these dualities of consciousness is the dance of…

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May 2017

Becoming a Work of Art: May Long Weekend Retreat at Clear Sky

May 19, 2017 - May 22, 2017
Clear Sky Retreat Centre, Bull River Valley
Cranbrook, BC V0B1N0 Canada
Paramis retreat in BC

This is weekend course helps you get rooted in six timeless and universal principles that takes you 'beyond happiness'. The retreat will be led by Doug and Catherine Sensei and held at beautiful Clear Sky Center in BC, Canada.

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July 2017

Foundations of Tantra Retreat, Ontario

July 21, 2017 - July 28, 2017
Dharma Centre of Canada, 1886 Galway Road
Kinmount, , ON K0M 2A0 Canada
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This week-long retreat at the beautiful and historic Dharma Centre (in Kinmount Ontario) will be an opportunity for you to delve into the Buddhist tantric tradition with Tantra Master Doug Duncan.

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August 2017

Summer Retreat: Buddhas in Action

August 6, 2017 - August 20, 2017
Clear Sky Retreat Centre, Bull River Valley
Cranbrook, BC V0B1N0 Canada
Summer Retreat Karma Yoga

We all need to earn a living and deal with day-to-day pressures, so why not use contemporary spiritual practices at work to feel fulfilled while doing so? Invest in your growth and unfoldment with Dharma Teachers Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat this summer. This two week or one week retreat helps you bring awareness, growth and awakening into your work and day to day life.

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December 2017

Retreat: The Six Yogas of Naropa

December 8, 2017 - December 23, 2017
Clear Sky Retreat Centre, Bull River Valley
Cranbrook, BC V0B1N0 Canada
Six Yogas of Naropa Retreat

This retreat on the Six Yogas of Naropa with Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat will be held at Clear Sky Center, in BC.

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January 2018

Year of Joy – 2018 Program for Spiritual Awakening

January 1
Spiritual awakening program 2018

Year of Joy: 2018 Program for Spiritual Awakening How would you like to spend the year cultivating joy? Alas, one can’t awaken from a state of bliss. But it provides the juice to continue deepening our practice of insight. And it feels fantastic. Most of all, joy is a natural and essential component of the awakening mind. Besides cultivating joy, the aim of this year-long program is to support beings to awaken joyfully in this very lifetime. On y va! Vamos!…

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March 2018

Meditation Retreat: Becoming a Work of Art

March 30 - April 2
Clear Sky Retreat Centre, Bull River Valley
Cranbrook, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Paramis Meditation Retreat

Is the Buddhist body of practice somewhat new to you? If so, this Easter long weekend meditation retreat provides fundamental resources to develop a practice for the rest of your life. (Early Bird Special until February 27th.)

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May 2018

Meditation Retreat: Body of Truth & Star Group

May 11 - May 19
Clear Sky Retreat Centre, Bull River Valley
Cranbrook, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Star-Group-mysteries-retreat

Strengthening your abilities to creatively visualize at this Retreat at Clear Sky Center. Visualization give you greater power to interrupt negative arisings. What's more, you acquire skills to imagine new and more diverse positive (joyful) arisings. (*Early Bird Special until April 10th, 2018*)

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