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Open Sky – Shambhala Training Level V

With Matthew Lyon

September 28 - 30, 2018

This program is part of The Way of Shambhala, our core path of training.   

“The point of Shambhala Training is to get out of the cocoon, which is the shyness and aggression in which we have wrapped ourselves.”  —Chögyam Trungpa

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind—a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. We trust our nature enough to let go into the present moment.


The program includes breakfast on Saturday and Sunday and a reception on Sunday.

Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level IV

Recommended reading:

(These books are available in the “Shambhala Shop” at the Shambhala Centre.)


Matthew Lyon
Shastri Matthew Lyon has been a student of Shambhala Buddhism since 1974, and has been teaching in this tradition for over 30 years. He is the former Director of the Burlington, Vermont Shambhala Center, and he served as the longtime Director of the Seattle Shambhala Center as well. In 2010 Matthew was appointed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, as a Shastri, or senior teacher, in this wisdom tradition, and he has led numerous meditation programs. He has been in business as financial advisor for 32 years, and is also a musician, a composer, and an astrologer with an active counseling practice in…
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