Upcoming Events

Ngakpa Seminary, Level 1

With Pema Khandro

July 24, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

July 24, 2019

The Radiance Retreat – Detox and Rejuvenate

With Satya Shiva and Aruna Rig'dzin

July 25 - 28, 2019

Skillful Means

With Pema Khandro

August 14, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

August 14, 2019

The Innermost Heart of Freedom: Dzogchen Meditation Retreat

With Pema Khandro

August 20 - 25, 2019

Ngakpa Seminary, Level 2

With Pema Khandro

August 21, 2019

Ngakpa Seminary, Level 1

With Pema Khandro

August 28, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

August 28, 2019

Skillful Means

With Pema Khandro

September 11, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

September 11, 2019

Meditation Instructor Training

With Pema Khandro, Aruna Rig'dzin and Satya Shiva

September 14 - October 4, 2019

Ngakpa Seminary, Level 2

With Pema Khandro

September 18, 2019

Ngakpa Seminary, Level 1

With Pema Khandro

September 25, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

September 25, 2019

Vajra Sangha Retreat

With Pema Khandro

October 4 - 9, 2019

Virginia Open Teaching, Chod Empowerment

With Pema Khandro

October 4, 2019

Laughter of the Dakinis – Chod Retreat

With Pema Khandro

October 5, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

October 9, 2019

Group Leader Training II

With Pema Khandro

October 11 - 13, 2019

Ngakpa Seminary, Level 2

With Pema Khandro

October 16, 2019

Ngakpa Seminary, Level 1

With Pema Khandro

October 23, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

October 23, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

November 13, 2019

Ngakpa Seminary, Level 2

With Pema Khandro

November 20, 2019

Public Program

With Pema Khandro

November 21, 2019

Ngakpa Seminary, Level 1

With Pema Khandro

November 27, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

November 27, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

December 11, 2019

Ngakpa Seminary, Level 2

With Pema Khandro

December 18, 2019

The ‘higher education’ that every person should have;
Essential skills to navigate the practical challenges of everyday life.

This course focuses on the basic skills of being a human being, the education we were never taught in school but make use of everyday.

Its impossible to engage with the full scope of Buddhist teachings and community without being well  prepared with life skills. Furthermore, to practice Vajrayana requires spiritual maturity and a hearty sense of personal responsibility and capability.

This is a course run by the Community of Buddhist Yogis in order to set the tone for an open-hearted, intelligent, sane community which is equipped with the skillful means to navigate practical issues of daily life.

Spirituality does not have to be about checking out;
instead it can be a matter of showing up to life more fully.

-Pema Khandro

The course takes place in three month modules and focuses on practical secular skills such as: interpersonal communication skills, conflict resolution, time management, conscious speech, resolving past mistakes, transforming emotions, cultivating compassion and more… all informed by a Buddhist perspective.

Also known as “practitioner training,” the curriculum was created by  Pema Khandro and taught to her students for over a decade. She has now passed on the teaching of the course to her students who lead the course in their local communities.

The format of the course consists of lectures, interactive classes and weekly exercises with other students.

For more information visit our calendar of events, sign up for our newsletter or email us at info@ngakpa.org