A Buddhist View of Death

Via Zoom

w/Andrew Holecek - Online - Tuesday March 8, 2022 | 7:00 - 9:00 pm ET, 5:00 - 7:00 pm MT Buddhist thanatology, as embodied in Bardo Yoga, is one of the great gifts to humanity. Bardo (“gap, transitional process”) yoga shows us how to practice death, and “Die before you die.” In the Buddhist view, […]

The Death of Death: Bringing The Tibetan Book of the Dead to Life

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A 2 1/2 hour talk by Andrew presented by The Theosophical Society in America - Saturday, April 1, 2 pm ET (Noon MT) From the Tibetan perspective, death is an illusion. The path to “immortality” is to discover that which cannot die—because it was never born. Armed with the right view, death provides us with […]

Graceful Exit: Preparing for a Good Death – Dechen Chöling near Limoges, France

Dechen Chöling 87700 Saint-Yrieix-sous, Aixe, France

A Unique In-Person or Online (live or taped) Workshop by Andrew at the Dechen Chöling Shambhala Center near Limoges in France - May 20 to May 27, 2023 All of life is held within the context of death. By acknowledging and preparing for death now, you will find yourself living more fully and fearlessly. In […]

Death and the Art of Dying: Deep Dive into the Luminous Bardo -The Drala Mtn Center, Colorado

Drala Mountain Center 151 Shambhala Way, Red Feather Lakes, CO, United States

A unique week long retreat (in-person and online) by Andrew presented by The Drala Mountain Center - August 18-24 From a spiritual perspective, death is the crowning moment of life. The karma that brought you into this life is exhausted, and the karma (habits) that will propel you into the next one hasn’t yet formed. […]

Nonduality and the Nature of Mind – Menla in Catskill Mountains, NY

Menla 375 Pantherkill Road, Phoenicia, NY, United States

This unique retreat is an exploration of the nature of mind from the nondual traditions of Tibetan Buddhism and Hindu Saiva Tantra. While based on these noble paths, the program is trans-religious, pointing out timeless truths that transcend any tradition. It is based on the radical proclamation that the enlightened state is always already present, […]

Reverse Meditation: How to Use Pain and Emotional Upheaval to Accelerate Your Path – A Weekend Retreat – Madison, WI

A unique weekend retreat by Andrew presented by Tergar Meditation Community - Madison, WI - October 14-15 The Reverse Meditations offer a radical way to bring the difficulties of life onto the path. They will show you how to find freedom in the most unwanted experiences, including illness and death. These practices are the opposite […]

Event Series The Preparing to Die Program

The Preparing to Die Program -SOLD OUT

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We are SOLD OUT, thank you. This program will be offered again later this year. A three-month online interactive training on spiritual and practical preparations for death. This unique program provides an accessible and integrated exploration of a rich and complete cycle of teachings and practices to help us get ready for the end of […]

Dream Yoga: Going Deeper – Beyul Retreat Center, Colorado

Beyul Retreat 26604 Frying Pan Road, Meredith, CO, United States

Dream Yoga: Going Deeper Using Nocturnal Meditations to Explore the Subtle Dimensions of Mind with Andrew Holecek - Thursday, June 6th - Monday, June 10th, 2024 This unique Dream Yoga program delves into advanced techniques for inner dream yoga induction, explores subtle daily meditation practices, and provides a comprehensive approach to grasping non-lucidity and lucidity.  […]