The Diamond Way center in La Crosse is excited to host Diamond Way teacher Daria Martens.
Daria met Lama Ole Nydahl and took Refuge in 1999 in Russia, where she is from. Daria moved to Canada in 2001 and was instrumental in maintaining the Toronto Diamond Way center for many years. In 2006 Lama Ole asked Daria to teach and share her knowledge and experience in 2006. Daria has lived in Russia, Canada, Australia and USA, currently residing in Denver, CO, with her husband Charles and three stepdaughters.
Here is the schedule for the weekend including an extra special night with Daria for public meditation during our regularly scheduled program on Thursday, April 20.
Thursday April 20
7:00 pm "Meditation Basics"
Note: This will take the place of our regularly scheduled public meditation evening)
Friday April 21
8:00 pm "Ngondro: Beginning a Daily Practice of Meditation
Saturday April 22
9:30 am Breakfast
11:00 16 Karmapa meditation + Lecture "Teacher Student Relationship"
1:30 pm Lunch
3:00 Personal meditation practice and Ngondro explanations
8:00 Lecture "16th Karmapa"
Sunday April 23
9:00 am Breakfast
10:00 Q and A session
11:30 16 Karmapa meditation
Cost for the weekend is $55 non-members/$50 members/a la carte: $5 per meal/$10 per lecture
To sign up for meals, add your name here so we know how much food to make for the weekend!