All posts tagged: Samten Kobelt

VIDEO: Winter Dathun with Shastri Samten Kobelt

  In this video, beloved senior teacher Samten Kobelt discusses the upcoming month-long meditation retreat that he will be leading at Shambhala Mountain Center from December 13, 2013 through January 10, 2014. To learn more about Winter Dathun, please click here. (Video filmed and edited by Travis Newbill) Winter Dathun with Shastri Samten Kobelt, December 13-January 10, 2014. To learn more, click here. 

Summer Dathun Participants Share Their Experience After 30 Days of Meditating

Senior teacher Samten Kobelt will be leading 2013-2014 Winter Dathun from December 13-January 10. Noble Aspiration, Noble Effort, Beautiful Fruition Dathun is not a magic pill or a makeover. Still, the before and after photos can be quite striking. And though the photos themselves speak volumes, the featured practitioners have words worth sharing as well. Below, 2013 Summer Dathun participants share their aspirations when entering Dathun, as well as their experience 30 days later.  Please stay tuned throughout the coming weeks as we offer further glimpses into the heart of Dathun. Next week, photographer Karen O’Hern describes the process used to capture these images.   As was mentioned above,  in a blog post next week, Karen O’Hern will reveal the process in which these portraits come to be. For now, we’d like to leave you with a little snippet:  “Prior to taking their portrait, I explained that this would not be what they were used to when having their picture taken. This was about capturing them in an authentic and genuine state of being, and recording their …