Retreats

This is a list of all (half-day, day-long, and weekend) retreats happening at the Bozeman Dharma Center in the near future.  This page is updated frequently.

Unless otherwise noted, weekend retreats are not residential.  Housing for out-of-town participants is usually available upon request. A list of resources for out of town guests can be found here. Commonly asked questions that can help prepare for a retreat can be found on our FAQ page.

Developing our Hearts for Challenging Times

June 7-9

with Tempel Smith

The wisdom and teachings of the Buddha offer timeless resources for navigating difficult circumstances of our lives, both personal and societal. This non-residential weekend will teach the essential practices of the Buddhist path as valuable and supportive tools for working with challenging conditions. Designed for both beginners and experienced practitioners, this retreat will provide opportunities to deepen your meditation practice and develop qualities of insight and equanimity to bring to life’s most demanding situations. This class is an offering by BIC teacher-in-residence, Tempel Smith. For other offerings by Tempel, click here.

Meeting Your Life with Compassion

July 26-28

with Nomon Tim Burnett

Zen Meditation emphasizes the power of meeting our lives with clarity and wisdom. Compassion training helps us learn to also meet those moments with kindness, curiosity and compassion. Visiting teacher, Nomon Tim Burnett from Red Cedar Zen Community in Bellingham, offers a workshop on practicing with the 59 mind training slogans for developing compassion popular in the Indo-Tibetan tradition.

Save the Date!

  • Weekend retreat with Diane Hamilton, September 27-29
  • Weekend retreat with Kathie Fischer, November 1-3