2012 Winter Retreat at the Sanctuary

Several people have expressed interest in the upcoming retreat in Cville, so here is more of a specific schedule: From Dec 22nd thru Dec 31st, this is the daily schedule: 6-7 am resting in alignment, mantra, silent sitting 7-8 verses for mind traing, vispashyana, Fun yoga for wellbeing (Zapchen) 8-10 breakfast, tea, yoga, walk, restContinue reading “2012 Winter Retreat at the Sanctuary”

Retreat in NY, May 2012

This material is copyrighted by M. Kirby Moore.  Reproduction without permission is prohibited.  Thank you for visiting. I attended a Vajrakilaya Drupchen recently, organized by the White Lotus Buddhist Center of Rochester New York.  It was a relatively brief retreat, and especially so for me.  In this post though, I intend to objectively describe theContinue reading “Retreat in NY, May 2012”

Three Indigo Circus (Winter Retreat 2010)

To continue the thread from the previous posts, this is a fictional rendition of the Winter Retreat 2010 at the Tibetan Meditation Center. Saturday late night and early Sunday Morning – 1/1/11 As we left off, Mical stopped chanting at 11 pm, unable to go to sleep. And this fact had not changed. But letContinue reading “Three Indigo Circus (Winter Retreat 2010)”

Mani Drubchen Chronicles – Part 3

This material is copyrighted by M. Kirby Moore.  Reproduction without permission is prohibited. You can visit http://www.mkirbymoore.com to see more of what Kirby offers. What might 7 days of chanting do to someone’s voice? Lemons, tea, chai and lozenges were gulped in abundance. However, there were times when each of us wondered if we could possibly chantContinue reading “Mani Drubchen Chronicles – Part 3”