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Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre

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Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
https://www.clearskycenter.org/

August 2014

Personal Retreats at Clear Sky Center

August 1, 2014 - January 30, 2016
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Clear Sky Meditation Center Canada

An opportunity for retreat work at Clear Sky Centre: Take advantage of private meditation cabins to learn to better understand your own and thus others' minds and hearts. To use others' realization to further your own, and vice versa, see the group retreats elsewhere in this schedule. Participating in "awakening in action" through living and working in awakening community is another option, as part of the Clear Sky Experience.

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December 2014

Meditation Retreat: Enlivening the Mystical Life

December 19, 2014 - January 16, 2015
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Winter meditation retreat canada

Are you longing for a greater sense of the mystical in your life? It awaits us, as part of the human birthright of awakening. This four-week retreat from December 19 addresses four stages of the mystical life, and may be attended in its entirety or for particular stages: 1) Building an Unassailable Spiritual Aspiration (Dec 20 – 26) Like any stable creation, our spiritual life needs to be built on a strong and sound foundation. During this stage we lay…

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February 2015

The Hero’s Journey Retreat at Clear Sky Center

February 12, 2015 - February 20, 2015
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Heroes Journey Fool

The Hero's Journey This popular retreat offers a powerful mythical journey experience. Accepting the challenge of the Hero’s Journey will leave you with a healthier, strengthened ego – one more fully integrated with the ‘shadow’ and thus accessing more energy and less susceptible to stress. Introducing the shadow What do we mean by ‘shadow’? Our shadow aspects are the unconscious patterns and views that affect our behavior, decisions and intentions to the extent that we’re not acting consciously for the…

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March 2015

21 Taras Meditation Retreat

March 13, 2015 - March 20, 2015
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Green Tara Retreat

Join us for a week-long retreat where we will study, contemplate and immerse ourselves in “Tara” - an archetype of support and nourishment, protection and encouragement. Tara is a female bodhisattva, a being who delays their own Buddhahood or entry into nirvana in order to assist and alleviate the suffering of others. She is known as a saviouress and as the "mother of liberation" from suffering. See this introductory video with Doug and Catherine on the 21 Taras.

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April 2015

Karma, Womb and Transcendence

April 17, 2015 - April 24, 2015
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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The Womb, Karma and Transcendence Retreat

Probably the most important work to do in this lifetime in relationship to getting in contact with how you were made, shaped and formed… By doing the retreat you’re bringing that which was unconscious into the conscious mind - which is hugely important for your liberation.  -- Doug Duncan & Catherine Pawasarat All of our tendencies and potentialities come from the womb experience. It literally shapes and forms us - before we were conscious. The exercises and practices in this…

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July 2015

Holistic Clearing Retreat

July 4, 2015 - July 11, 2015
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Sensei Doug and Catherine

Holistic Clearing - A Modern Liberative Practice Join this retreat to learn a simple and transformative four-step approach that has amazing power to free us from persistent and tenacious blocks. Holistic Clearing offers a supportive and fully liberating self-contained practice. It is an original creation by Namgyal Rinpoche, representing a new and unique stream in spiritual practices. In particular this meditation is designed to help us face and overcome paralysis, any sense of being “stuck.” This practice empowers us to…

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10 Year Anniversary Celebrations at Clear Sky Retreat Center

July 31, 2015 - August 5, 2015
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, 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 Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, 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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December 2015

One Month Residential Retreat: Mahamudra and The Path of Purification

December 18, 2015 - January 16, 2016
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, 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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June 2016

Weekend Retreat: Assets Beyond Measure

June 3, 2016 - June 6, 2016
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, 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 Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, 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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January 2017

Meditation Retreat: Body, Speech and Mind

January 1, 2017 - January 17, 2017
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, 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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May 2017

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

May 19, 2017 - May 22, 2017
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, 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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August 2017

Summer Retreat: Buddhas in Action

August 6, 2017 - August 20, 2017
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, 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 Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, 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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March 2018

Meditation Retreat: Becoming a Work of Art

March 30, 2018 - April 2, 2018
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, 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, 2018 - May 19, 2018
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, 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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July 2018

Retreat: Buddhas in Action

July 27, 2018 - August 11, 2018
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Summer Retreat Karma Yoga

Receive hands-on training in mind, body and feeling as Doug & Catherine guide you through Karma Yoga and Dharma Training via classes, assigned exercises and practice in community. You will also discover the powerful holistic clearing technique and other forms of meditation at this life-changing summer retreat. (Early Bird Special until June 26th, 2018.)

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December 2018

Retreat: Six Yogas of Naropa – Dream Yoga & Light Yoga

December 7, 2018 - December 22, 2018
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Six Yogas of Naropa Retreat

The Six Yogas of Naropa form a path to freedom. During this second retreat on the yogas, we will be explore Dream Yoga and Light Yoga. These yogas develop a deep understanding into the way things and formations arise and pass away. (Early Bird Special until November 6, 2018)

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March 2019

Insight Meditation Retreat

March 15 - March 24
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Insight meditation retreat in BC

Why do we lose bliss? How do we regain it? By popular demand, Planet Dharma is offering this ten-day insight retreat at the beautiful and innovative Clear Sky Retreat Center. Insight Meditation Retreat Most think of meditation as a sense of calm and concentration that leads to bliss. But, bliss is impermanent and subject to loss. How do we lose bliss? How to we regain it? Through studying insight we realize that the self that searches for bliss and that…

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August 2019

Green Tara Empowerment

August 10
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Tara tantra Retreat UK

We invite you to participate in this Green Tara empowerment - so that you can call on and embody the archetype of courageous compassion in your life.

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Sengema Empowerment

August 17
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Sengema Lion Faced Dakini

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 - October 13
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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Kyoto Dharma Meditation

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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December 2019

Six Yogas of Naropa Retreat 2019

December 6 - December 22
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, Clear Sky Meditation & Study Center, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, BC V0B1N0 Canada
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six yogas of naropa

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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