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Going to the Core: Transforming Distraction & Fear into Wisdom & Compassion

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - October 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Going to the Core Buddhist Dharma Calgary

Join Doug Duncan Sensei in Calgary for weekend teachings on ‘going to the core’.  Learn how to inquire deeper, see into the heart of things and transform your reality.

Do fear, anxiety or the distractions of daily life hold you back from being truly present?  Do you ever feel like life is passing you?

Meditation and mindfulness tools provide the basis of transforming these counter-productive and challenging feelings into experiences of learning and joy.

Through the practice of going to the core, we have a powerful tool to experience greater luminous, calm, joyful awareness.

Classes will be held on Saturday & Sunday mornings, Oct 21 and 22nd, 2017. 10am-12pm (both days) in Inglewood Calgary.  *Please arrive 10 minutes early so we can start on time.

About the Teachers

Doug Duncan Dharma TeacherAchariya Doug Duncan has been teaching the Buddhist path to awakening for over three decades.  Known for his direct and compassionate engagement with students, Doug embraces the full spectrum of the various traditions he employs in order to mentor beings to a more awakened state. His great sense of humour, caring attitude and sometimes very direct involvement makes him an effective catalyst for opening the shadow, for very practical application of the teachings, for humorous and gentle relief when tensions mount and through a diverse range of explorations expands the teachings to include all aspects of life.

With his partner Catherine, Doug is co-founder of Clear Sky Retreat Center in the BC Rockies and Planet Dharma, and a lineage holder for these teachings.



Fees: Dāna + Admin Fee

Dāna: A precious form of giving

These teachings are offered by Doug Duncan Sensei as a form of Dāna (traditional generosity giving) and likewise, attendees are asked to reciprocate generously to the teacher. There will be a Dāna bowl available at the foyer of the Dharma Hub for you to give your offering, and you can also give dana via the paypal button below.  More information: Dāna Guidelines and Practice.

Administration fee: For space rental & basic costs

There is also a Dharma Hub Administration Fee*: $30/session or $50 for the weekend.  (Please note that this fee does not go to the teachers but are to cover teacher transport, organisation and facility rental costs)

* We aim not to exclude anyone from access to the Dharma because of financial issues. If the admin fee is out of your reach, but you are determined to join, please contact us to discuss alternative forms of exchange.

Online Payment

Dana to the Teacher:

Admin Fee for Weekend (discounted price):

Drop-in Admin Fee:


October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am
October 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
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Dharma Hub, Calgary


Institute for Human Potential
1231 9 Ave SE, Inglewood
Calgary, AB T2G 0S9 Canada
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