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Program starts Monday night, October 10, 2021 and ends at noon, Friday, October 15, 2021.

Who is it for?

Like you, this gathering is for those teaching Dharma, as a significant life and time commitment, to westerners and/or to immigrant communities in the west (English competency necessary).

Where is it located?

Omega Institute For Holistic Studies
Rhinebeck, New York, USA
(Travel Directions)
300 person capacity


An engaging, interactive and inclusive gathering supportive of a new depth of connection, authenticity, exchange and peer learning. A multitude of teachers, inclusive of: various ordinations and lay teachers, all lineages, teachers of color and teachers of Asian Buddhist congregations, a spectrum of gender and sexual identity, multiple generations, teachers working in a variety of contexts and using different modalities (from traditional Buddhist to more secular approaches).

Facing Truth: Love, Equity & Justice on the Path of Awakening

This gathering’s theme, Facing Truth: Love, Equity & Justice on the Path of Awakening, will explore themes important to Dharma Teachers everywhere during our modern times. Themes such as how to build healthy Dharma communities, how to develop and maintain integrity as a teacher, how to gain right livelihood as a teacher in the West, how to support and embody ecological sustainability, the growing need for female Dharma teachers, the growing need for Teachers of Color, The richness of the Traditions, the next phase of Dharma in the West, Dharma going global, Dharma going online, and many, many others.

Program Cost:

We are still working with Omega Institute on pricing but know that we will offer a tiered structure to make this as accessible as possible. There will be an opportunity to offer dana for teachers without support from a sangha or other means who will rely on donations to attend.

We are excited at the opportunity to come together again and hope that you will be able to join us. More information will be coming soon but in the meantime, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

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