Events

  • Community Closed to Visitors

    May 1, 2020 - May 31, 2020

    In an effort to encourage people to stay home and not travel, Lama Foundation will be closed to all visitors until further notice. This includes the burial sites of Murshid Sam and Murshida Vera, hermitages, the land, and all community facilities. Thank you for understanding.

  • Live Here Now 2020

    May 18, 2020 - May 23, 2020

    This event has been canceled.

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    Opening Day 2020

    May 24, 2020 11:00 am - May 24, 2020 4:00 pm

    This event has been canceled.

  • Teen Mindfulness 2020

    June 11, 2020 - June 15, 2020

    This is our fourth annual retreat for teens, dedicated to developing basic mindfulness techniques through exercises that focus on our whole being.

  • Community Closed to Visitors

    June 11, 2020 - June 15, 2020

    Lama Foundation will be closed to visitors during this time. Murshid Sam and Murshida Vera’s burial sites will still be open to pilgrims, but we ask that you restrict your presence to those sites. Thank you. 

  • Annual Gathering 2020

    June 18, 2020 - June 21, 2020

    Lama Beans, gather for a rich weekend of group practice and celebration. During this time our official Lama bodies will present what they’ve been up to this year, with time for discussion and conversation.

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    Elemental: The Women’s Gathering on Lama Mountain 2020

    June 24, 2020 - June 28, 2020

    Explore, celebrate, sing, dance, weep, laugh, pray and contemplate our divine earthly selves and the raw elemental nature of the terrain while we create a chemistry of connection, openness, and spontaneity.

  • Be Here Now: Practicing the Teachings of Ram Dass

    June 30, 2020 - July 3, 2020

    Please join us on the mountain for a joyous celebration of the teachings of Ram Dass, hosted by Lama Trustees and Residents, and led by: Lama Co-Founder, Asha Greer; Author & Teacher, Mirabai Starr; Storydancer, Zuleikha; and other teachers to be announced.

  • Community Closed to Visitors

    July 7, 2020 - July 12, 2020

    Lama Foundation will be closed to visitors during this time. Murshid Sam and Murshida Vera’s burial sites will still be open to pilgrims, but we ask that you restrict your presence to those sites. Thank you. 

  • Practice Day!

    July 25, 2020 11:00 am - July 25, 2020 5:00 pm

    Join the Lama residents and staff for a day dedicated to exploring practice from a wide range of traditions. Previous Practice Days have included yoga, tai chi, ecstatic dance, meditation, non-violent communication, and more.

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    Women Singing in Circle 2020 – Extended Program

    July 28, 2020 - August 2, 2020

    Come and share songs of celebration, ceremony, and community, songs in praise of the earth, spirit, and creativity, songs of healing, passage, playfulness, and joy. All voices are welcome. Come sing with us!

  • Community Closed to Visitors

    July 29, 2020 - August 2, 2020

    Lama Foundation will be closed to visitors during this time. Murshid Sam and Murshida Vera’s burial sites will still be open to pilgrims, but we ask that you restrict your presence to those sites. Thank you. 

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    Women Singing in Circle 2020 – Regular Program

    July 29, 2020 - August 2, 2020

    Come and share songs of celebration, ceremony, and community, songs in praise of the earth, spirit, and creativity, songs of healing, passage, playfulness, and joy. All voices are welcome. Come sing with us!

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    Contemplative Environmentalism

    August 5, 2020 - August 11, 2020

    Contemplative Environmentalism is a 6-day workshop/retreat that explores how we can cultivate insight, courage, and sensitivity to navigate escalating environmental dangers.

  • Practice Day!

    August 15, 2020 11:00 am - August 15, 2020 5:00 pm

    Join the Lama residents and staff for a day dedicated to exploring practice from a wide range of traditions. Previous Practice Days have included yoga, tai chi, ecstatic dance, meditation, non-violent communication, and more.

  • The Full Deployment Process©

    August 17, 2020 - August 21, 2020

    The Full Deployment Process© is a workshop geared toward helping business and life coaches expand, build self-awareness, and gain flexibility with their approach to helping others.

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    Turning and Turning

    August 23, 2020 1:00 pm - August 23, 2020 8:30 pm

    Join us for this one-day intensive focus on the practice of The Turn, the great whirling dance of the Mevlevi Sufis.

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    Ecosystem of the Soul

    August 24, 2020 - August 28, 2020

    A three-day intensive Sufi SoulWork Retreat with Mariam Baker, Raphael Birney and Friends.

  • The Mountain is the Teacher

    September 6, 2020 - September 11, 2020

    Together we will: Do hatha yoga, pranayama, dharma talks, and chant in the Dome; Meditate; Join the Dances of Universal Peace; Create improvisational music; Hike the trails; Feast; Visit the Hanuman Temple; Join a discussion group; Be silent . .

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    Closing Day 2020

    September 13, 2020 11:00 am - September 13, 2020 4:00 pm

    Spend the day at Lama! Enjoy a vegetarian meal, group spiritual practice, and getting to know new friends (or visiting with old ones).