The Santa Barbara Institute offers public lectures, workshops and seminars on a variety of consciousness studies-related topics, as well as weekend and week-long meditation retreats focused on the cultivation of motivational, attentional, cognitive, and emotional balance led by B. Alan Wallace. All retreats are divided into 1/3 meditation, 1/3 teachings, and 1/3 discussion/questions and answers. The daily sessions run 9am-noon; 2-4pm; 7-9pm. The week-long begins at 5pm on Sunday with orientation and end after lunch the following Sunday. All meals are included (even for commuters) in the listed price.

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    January 12, 2018

    January 7-12th: Buddhahood Without Meditation is the most renowned of the five principal Dzogchen texts revealed by the 19th century Mahasiddha D├╝djom Lingpa, and it is unique in that it consists of an anthology of teachings he received by way of pure visions of many of the greatest Indian and...