Lujong with Rose Goldfield
Sep
22
to Sep 23

Lujong with Rose Goldfield

Training the Wisdom Body: Buddhist Yogic Exercise    A weekend with Rose Taylor Goldfield

Sat & Sun, September 22 & 23 │ 9 am-noon & 1:30- 4:30 pm.

Wisdom Body Lujong is the ancient Tibetan practice that brings physical exercise and meditation together. These practices work on the threefold levels of our human being: the physical body, the subtle body of feeling and sensation, and pure awareness. We will train with body-based meditations, subtle body practices, and movement meditations. Wisdom Body Lujong is accessible for all levels of physical ability and fitness.

It is suggested that participants read Training the Wisdom Body: Buddhist Yogic Exercise by Rose Taylor Goldfield, available in the KSC Bookstore, before attending the program.

Tuition: $150 for the weekend.  Scholarships available. Pre-registration is required. Visit www.kscashland.org.  Soup Supper provided during mid-day breaks for $10 donation to the scholarship fund.

Pre-registration is required by Sept. 19th

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Scholarships available; applications due by September 5th.

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Newcomer's Night
Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

Newcomer's Night

Please join us for Calm Abiding Meditation at 6:00 p.m. At 6:40 p.m., the lamas will provide an introduction to Buddhism, the programs offered at KSC and time for questions and answers. All are welcome and no pre-registration is required. Please join us for Calm Abiding Meditation at 6:00 p.m. At 6:40 p.m., the lamas will provide an introduction to Buddhism, the programs offered at KSC and time for questions and answers. All are welcome and no pre-registration is required. 

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Exploring the Teacher-Student Relationship, a One-Day Retreat
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Exploring the Teacher-Student Relationship, a One-Day Retreat

Exploring the Teacher-Student Relationship, a One-Day Retreat with Lama Pema and Lama Yeshe  

Saturday, October 13  │ 10 am – noon & 2 – 4 pm

For all students of Buddhism, the connection to a living teacher is ideal as the basis of a living transmission of the lineage, outlook and practices. At ones best, a teacher embodies the teachings, and can lead the student in effective ways to make great progress on the path. Join the lamas as they explore both the ideal and the real potentials in this pivotal relationship.  Suggested donation: $50 for the day.

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Calm Abiding and Extraordinary Calm Abiding Retreat
Oct
26
to Oct 29

Calm Abiding and Extraordinary Calm Abiding Retreat

Calm Abiding and Extraordinary Calm Abiding Retreat Fall Retreat: Buckhorn Springs, Ashland

6:00 p.m., Friday, October 26– 1:00 pm, Monday, October 29

Calm Abiding Meditation provides training to quiet our inner agitation, allowing us to experience a stable state of tranquility. On a foundation of extensive meditation, the Extraordinary Calm Abiding of His Eminence Kalu Rinpoche will be taught.

This special practice transforms and dissolves the elements of our fabricated world into emptiness. It trains us to let go of our habitual hold on ordinary reality and is a powerful way to prepare for the eventual dissolution of our body.

Tuition: $365.  Registration opens Sept. 1.

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EUGENE TEACHING WEEKEND - Karma
Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

EUGENE TEACHING WEEKEND - Karma

Karma │ Saturday, Nov. 3 │ 10 am-noon and 2 - 4 pm 

Buddhist teachings on karma ("cause and effect") educate us about the potential power of our words and actions.  During this teaching day, the lamas will explore the roots of karma, as well as the many ways we can affect the habits of a lifetime. Suggested donation for the day: $60, plus dana for the teaching.

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Eugene Non-residential retreat - Heart Sutra
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

Eugene Non-residential retreat - Heart Sutra

During this day of study, the lamas will introduce the principles and history of the Heart Sutra, which is both a meditation practice and a contemplation of the subtle and fundamental way in which things exist.  A copy of the sutra in meditation form will be provided as the basis of study, and will be practiced together by the end of the day. Suggested donation for the day: $60, plus dana for the teaching.  All are welcome and no one will be turned away for lack of funds

 

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Tim Olmsted - A Boundless Heart: Connecting to the World Through the Four Immeasurables
Nov
9
to Nov 11

Tim Olmsted - A Boundless Heart: Connecting to the World Through the Four Immeasurables

A Boundless Heart: Connecting to the World Through the Four Immeasurables

Cosponsored by KSC and Tergar. 

A weekend workshop with Tergar Instructor, Tim Olmsted

Fri, Nov. 9th, 7 – 8:30 pm  

Sat, Nov. 10th, 9 am-noon & 2 – 6 pm

Sun, Nov. 11th, 9 am-noon & 1 – 5 pm

Our happiness and our very life are intimately connected with the lives and happiness of all others. For centuries, this insight has been explored and enriched through the application of the “four immeasurable attitudes” of loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity. In this weekend workshop with Tergar Instructor Tim Olmsted, we’ll explore this beautiful and profound journey through teaching, discussions, and sessions of meditation. This weekend program is open to anyone interested in transforming their heart and experience of the world, whether experienced meditators and those who are just starting out.

Tuition: $135 (Student/Senior [65+] – $100). Fee includes dana offering for the teacher. Registration is open.

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Chöd Retreat   by Venerable Lama Lodru Rinpoche 
Dec
8
to Dec 12

Chöd Retreat   by Venerable Lama Lodru Rinpoche 

 

Empowerment & InstructionSat. Dec. 8, 10 am – 12:30 pm & 2:30 - 5:30 pm

Continued Instruction Sun. Dec. 9, 10 am – 12 & 2 – 4 pm

Retreat Mon. – Wed., Dec. 10 – 12, Schedule TBA

This event is only open to those who have completed the first two chapters of the Ngöndro practice, and wish to make a commitment to learn and do the Chöd practice. Lamas’ permission is required via lamas@kscashland.org. Tuition: $400 plus dana for the teachings. Scholarships may be available.  An informational meeting will be held Tuesday, Oct. 16 (6:30 – 8:30 pm) for those who are interested and/or want to see if they would be qualified.

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Newcomer's Night
Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

Newcomer's Night

Please join us for Calm Abiding Meditation at 6:00 p.m. At 6:40 p.m., the lamas will provide an introduction to Buddhism, the programs offered at KSC and time for questions and answers. All are welcome and no pre-registration is required. Please join us for Calm Abiding Meditation at 6:00 p.m. At 6:40 p.m., the lamas will provide an introduction to Buddhism, the programs offered at KSC and time for questions and answers. All are welcome and no pre-registration is required. 

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Setting Your Compass
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Setting Your Compass

Setting Your Compass

Teachings by Devon and Craig Hase

 

Saturday, April 28 │10 am – noon and 2 – 4 pm           

 

Why do you practice? What brings you back to meditation day after day? Do you believe the Dharma can awaken you from the dream-like illusion of mental and emotional suffering? And how can you motivate yourself to continue deepening into this ancient and ever-evolving stance toward human life?

 

Using the unfolding of experience as our root text, and the preliminary practices of the Kagyu lineage as guide, Devon and Craig Hase will lead retreatants through a day of opening to what is, and through this, discovering our innermost motivations.

Suggested donation: $60 for the day. No pre-registration is required.  Please visit www.kscashland.org for more information.

Soup Supper will be available at mid-day break for a $10 donation to the Scholarship Fund. Please contact: scholarship@kscashland.com for more information or to volunteer.

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Bodhisattva Celebration
Apr
15
11:00 AM11:00

Bodhisattva Celebration

Bodhisattva Celebration │Sunday, April 15, 11 – 11:30 am

A bodhisattva is one who vows never to abandon beings and aspires to bring benefit to all. Today, KSC’s Dharma Kids and the sangha celebrate that spirit in our world, and also as the heart of our own tradition to lift suffering. Storytelling and songs will be enjoyed and all are encouraged to attend and contribute.

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Letter from Lamas, Summer 2017
Jul
20
to Nov 17

Letter from Lamas, Summer 2017

We continue to reflect on last autumn’s Visioning Circle with joy and wonder. The combination of high attendance and quality of thoughtful responses has added a dimension of guidance for us as we consider how the future might look for KSC. We are grateful for all who contributed and look forward to continuing these circles annually into the future. We have taken our time to fashion a response, and hope that you will take your time reading this letter, so we may share a clear sense of moving together into the future. Read More . . .

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