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Clear Sky Meditation & Study Foundation

Clear Sky Meditation & Study Foundation
Cockell Rd, Bull River, BC V0B 1N0

Mail: PO Box 19
Fort Steele, BC
V0B 1N0


Resident co-teachers: Doug Duncan, Catherine Pawasarat

Location: Cranbrooke, BC

Lineage: Namgyal Rinpoche

Practices: Chanting mantras, dance, discussion groups, meditation, music, painting, prostrations, retreats, short-term precepts

Meditation: Breaths (counting), breaths (noticing), calming (shamatha), deity sadhana, dzogchen, insight (vipassana), koan, loving kindness (metta), mudra, visualization, yoga postures, walking, zazen

Public activities: Morning meditations daily. Dharma classes twice a week.
Annual retreats – one month (Feb/Mar), 2 week (June), summer program (July/Sept)

Latest book: Wasteland to Pureland

Other activities and initiatives:
Grasslands restoration workshops & demonstration plot
Farm enterprise – 25 acres (20 in hay, 5 is experimental)
Food forest – educational plot, annual workshops
Farm value-added product sales – garlic, produce, relish, chutney, pickles, sea buckthorn tea & berries

Associated in Canada with: Dharma Centre of Canada

Languages: English, French, Japanese, Spanish

Established: 2004

Charity number: 847406071RR0001 Registered 2005

Listing updated: March 2022