World Wide Transmission Explanation & Meditation in Four by Four Workshop at Dondrubling in Berkeley

Worldwide Transmission Explanation
will be given authorized by Santi Maha Sangha instructor Mariano Gil

Date: Friday, June 29
Time: 7pm-8:30pm (PST)
Location: Dondrubling, 2748 #D Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA 94703 – In person and via Zoom videoconference
Open to all – FREE
If you are not able to attend in person please join us via Zoom using the follow link:

Meditation in Four by Four – The Foundations of Mindfulness Workshop
with authorized SMS instructor Mariano Gil
The Four Signs of the View – of the teaching of Buddha
The Four Awarenesses – that turn the mind toward the Dharma
The Four Immeasurables
The Four Applications of Presence

Date: Saturday, June 30 & Sunday July 1
Time: Saturday 10:00am-12:30pm / 2:30pm-4:30pm (PST)
Sunday 1:30pm -3:30pm/ 4:30 -6:30pm (PST)
Location: Dondrubling, 2748 #D Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA 94703
Open to all who have received transmission or those who sincerely intend to receive transmission in the near future.*

Attend in person at Dondrubling
Fee: $100/complete course; $35/per session
No one will be turned away due to lack of funds
Please pay in person when you attend or make checks payable to Dzogchen Community West Coast and mail to Dondrubling, 2748 Adeline Street, Suite D, Berkeley CA 94703 with Attn: June 2018 Four by Four Retreat
If you have any questions, please contact Doug at

Mariano Gil is a New York City based musician and visual artist, and a medical doctor by training. Mariano performs music, shows his paintings, and has taught Santi Maha Sangha (SMS) courses at Delegling, Buenos Aires, Argentina and at Kundrolling in New York City.
Mariano became a student of Chögyal Namkhai Norbu in 1993, having been a long time Theravada meditation practitioner studying with Larry Rosenberg and Narayan Liebenson at the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center and various retreat centers. He passed the Santi Maha Sangha (SMS) Base Level exam in 1995, and became an authorized SMS Base Level instructor in 2015.

Suggested readings by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, available at the Shang Shung Institute USA Bookstore. These are reserved items.**

*Some practices & courses require transmission to attend:
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**Shang Shung Institute Shop Reserved Items: Reserved Items are the material intended for the Dzogchen Community. In order to purchase these items one must be a current member of the Dzogchen Community, and must have received Transmission from Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, as well as Transmission for the specific practice. In order to purchase Closed Webcasts MP3’s one must also have attended that particular Retreat.

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