Joyful Heart, Fierce Mind: Exploring the Dakini principle

This three-evening sequence on the dakini principle is designed to inspire fearlessness--to invite play within space and to ignite compassion. Part lecture and part interactive exploration, the evenings offer an opportunity to become better acquainted with some famous dakinis.

Mitra Lee Worley Mitra Lee Worley · December 21, 2021
– This course is a cooperation between Kamalashila Institute and Nalandabodhi Germany –

This three-evening sequence on the dakini principle is designed to inspire fearlessness–to invite play within space and to ignite compassion. Part lecture and part interactive exploration, the evenings offer an opportunity to become better acquainted with some famous dakinis while investigating and celebrating the energies of these sky-goers (Skt. ḍākinī, Tib. khandro), energies that enliven and surround us. 

3x Tuesdays, February 8, 15 and 22, 2022
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm CET / 10:00 am to 11:30 am PST

Please note:
Mitra Lee teaches in English. If you need a translation into German or another language, please send an email to Brigitte BEFORE registering, we will do our best to organize a translation. Please note, however, that due to the interactive nature of Lee’s teachings, English is recommended.

And since Lee teaches interactively, this course is intended to be a live course, no videos will be provided.

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About Instructor

Mitra Lee Worley

Lee Worley is professor emerita of performance and contemplative education at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. The Buddhist meditation master Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, from whom Lee learned mudra space awareness, invited Lee to establish a department of theater studies there in 1976. Lee is a practitioner of Vajrayana Buddhism and received the title of Mitra (spiritual friend) from Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. Lee leads meditation retreats, presence training, and space awareness workshops internationally. She is the author of two books: Coming From Nothing: the Sacred Art of Acting and Teaching Presence: Field Notes for Players.

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Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson