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August 2019

Sengema Empowerment

August 17, 2019
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, British Columbia V0B1N0 Canada
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Planet Dharma- Sengema Wongkur

In this initiation, Dharma Teachers Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat will share the fierce dakini archetype, in the form of Sengema (Skt. Siṃhamukhā) – the Lion Faced Dakini. This empowerment is by permission only.

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October 2019

Becoming a Work of Art: Dharma Foundations Retreat

October 11, 2019 - October 13, 2019
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, British Columbia V0B1N0 Canada
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Planet Dharma- Becoming a Work of Art

What are qualities that we can grow to feel internally grounded and to act from a positive, wholesome place in our relationships with others? Discover the Six Perfections, or Paramis, at this Dharma Foundations Retreat.Becoming a Work of Art - Dharma Foundations Retreat During this retreat, we will study six aspects of consciousness that we may cultivate to become our own inner and outer works of art. These six aspects are called the paramis in Sanskrit, and have been taught…

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Wasteland to Pureland Retreat in Germany 2019

October 17, 2019 - October 25, 2019
wasteland to pureland book

with Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat What are qualities that we can grow to feel internally grounded and to act from a positive, wholesome place in our relationships with others? Discover the journey from Wasteland to Pureland in this meditation retreat in Seidenbuch, Germany.Wasteland to Pureland Retreat   This retreat will be held in the heart of Germany, in Seidenbuch, 60km from Frankfurt and Heidelburg. This is your opportunity to meet and study with Dharma Teachers and Spiritual Mentors, Doug…

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December 2019

Six Yogas of Naropa Retreat 2019

December 6, 2019 - December 22, 2019
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, British Columbia V0B1N0 Canada
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Planet Dharma- Yogas Naropa - Painting

The final exploration in our three-part series, this two-week retreat focuses on Bardo Yoga and Transference of Consciousness Yoga.Six Yogas of Naropa Bardo Yoga There are six bardos, yet you only encounter four during your lifetime. Bardo Yoga is the yoga of the intermediate or liminal state. As it includes aspects of illusory body yoga and dream yoga, it’s recommended that participants have done both of those practices.  Transference of Consciousness Yoga Transference of Consciousness Yoga practice helps us prepare…

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August 2020

Mastering the Sixteen Stages of Insight (Meditation Retreat)

August 7, 2020 - August 21, 2020
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, British Columbia V0B1N0 Canada
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Sixteen Stages of Insight

This powerful meditation retreat is to understand and liberate the unconscious mind. By practicing the foundations of mindfulness, we can begin to master the sixteen stages of insight.

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December 2020

Winter Meditation Retreat: The Kasinas

December 4, 2020 - December 19, 2020
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, British Columbia V0B1N0 Canada
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kasina elements meditation retreat

Registration ends November 20, 2020 Kasiṇa meditation is a concentration meditation (samatha, jhāna) intended to settle the mind and create a foundation for liberation. Important Announcement and Change This is a two week retreat and the Teachers have added a one week option. The Teachers recognize that circumstances may make it difficult for some people to attend both weeks. Attending the full two weeks is ideal. If you choose to take the one week option it is the first week,…

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June 2021

Exploring the Bardo of Now – Meditation Retreat (Online)

June 19 - June 25
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Bardos relate to both living and dying, creating and dissolving.  In 2020, we collectively had the rug pulled out from underneath us by the COVID-19 virus. During this retreat, we will investigate the bardos and what they can teach us about life and impermanence. *Due to the ever-changing travel restrictions, globally and in Canada, this course is now offered online.  Exploring the Bardo of Now During this retreat, we will investigate the bardos and what they can teach us about ordinary life.…

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July 2021

Summer Meditation Retreat: Breathing (Online)

July 9 - July 16
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, British Columbia V0B1N0 Canada
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Summer breathing Reatreat pink flowers

A one week meditation retreat on powerful breathing meditation practice. Please note that registration closes July 4th 2021.The meditation on Mindfulness of Breathing is not only suitable for all beings, it is also the direct way to enlightenment.Summer Meditation Retreat: Breathing Breathing. You can't beat it, for life, and as a meditation practice. Breathing meditation is suitable for all types of people.  It develops, concentration, calm, bliss and insight - altogether leading to awakening and healing. This meditation retreat will…

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August 2021

Clear Sky’s Sweet 16th Anniversary with Tantric Empowerments

August 13 - August 15

In Vajrayana Buddhism, initiations, empowerments or wongkur (Tib. དབང་, wang) are considered the spring from which all blessings flow. Join us for three empowerments, during a weekend of joy to celebrate our retreat centre's 16th anniversary. Important Note: Online registrations close by August 10th In person registrations close by August 3rd   Celebration & Tantric Empowerments Celebration time! Covid-19 travel restrictions threw a wrench in our plans for Clear Sky's 15th Anniversary and ten day Tantric Deep Dive in 2020, as…

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Dzogchen Meditation Retreat – Opening to the Clear Light of the Mind (Online & UK Residential)

August 21 - August 31
Maitreya House, Lower Maes-coed
Hereford, England HR2 0HP United Kingdom
Clear Light UK Retreat

August 21-31, 2021 Beneath the confusion and distraction of our minds, the Mind itself is empty, spontaneous and compassionate.  The practice of Dzogchen helps us cut right through the confusion to this original, pure and luminous nature of Mind.   This retreat, with meditation masters Acharya Doug Duncan And Catherine Pawasarat Sensei, is for any meditator looking to go deeper to the essence of practice.   Dzogchen The Natural State  The Three Words that Strike the Vital Point is one of the…

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