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Menla Online

Menla Online offers you a chance to expand your awareness, learn to live more fully and authentically, and stay connected with a community of fellow seekers, without needing to travel from home. Choose from single session webinars, weekly series, and full weekend retreats on a variety of timely and valuable topics, including Buddhism, yoga, holistic health and wellness, the sacred feminine, shamanism, conscious dying, addiction recovery, cooking and nutrition, the environment, and much more.


Tibet House US Online Events

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Tibet House US, Menla's mother organization is dedicated to preserving Tibet’s unique culture at a time when it is confronted with extinction on its own soil. By presenting Tibetan civilization and its profound wisdom, beauty, and special art of freedom to the people of the world, we hope to inspire others to join the effort […]

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Getting Over Yourself: the Best of Buddhism and Psychotherapy

Mark Epstein, M.D. & Robert A.F. Thurman

Aug 14 - Aug 16, 2020

What does it mean to heal? Buddhist and Western psychotherapists have different visions of healing. In Buddhism, the emphasis is often on taming the mind in order to bring out underlying qualities of wisdom and compassion. In psychotherapy, there is a much greater concern with excavating childhood difficulties and working through emotional blockages so as […]

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Liberation in the Bardo Between, According to Yuthok Yonten Gonpo

Robert A.F. Thurman & Dr. Nida Chenagtsang

Aug 21 - Aug 23, 2020

The famous Tibetan physician and Nyingma adept, Yuthok Yonten Gonpo taught a special Bardo yoga within his widely used Yuthok Nyingthig teachings. "Yuthok Nyingthig Bardo Yoga: The Self-Manifested Sambhogakaya of the Self-Arising Three Bodies of the Perfection Stage" is the name of the short text translated by Dr. Nida and his students, which we will […]

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Worldview From The Hopi Perspective

Grandmother Mona Polacca & Dawahafvoya (Harold Joseph)

Aug 29 - Aug 29, 2020

Join elders, Mona Polacca (Havasupai/ Hopi/ Tewa), and Harold Joseph (Hopi) for a day of teachings grounded in spiritual connection. These teachings will provide an opportunity for participants to listen, internalize, and reflect on individual and collective behavior towards the Earth and themselves through the lens of the Hopi worldview. Mona and Harold will provide context, through the […]

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Letting in the Good

Mary Stancavage

Sep 01 - Sep 02, 2020

In the Buddha’s teaching on Wise Effort, he invites us to pay attention to whether our thinking is beneficial or not. Drawing from Rick Hansen’s teachings in Buddha’s Brain, Mary discusses how to see when we’re caught up in negative bias and how a few simple practices will move our mind towards a more open […]

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Vajra Yoga Online

Michele Loew & Robert A.F. Thurman

Sep 07 - Mar 31, 2021

We are excited to announce a Menla online/ livestream Indo-Tibetan Yogas Training with Dr. Robert Thurman, & Michele Loew. Join us for this totally unique yoga teacher training, exploring the philosophical and experiential interface between Hatha Yoga and Indo-Tibetan Vajra Yoga traditions. Now Available Online to people in all time zones! Indo-Tibetan Yogas Intensive Studies […]

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Living with An Undefended Heart

Mary Stancavage

Sep 12 - Sep 12, 2020

“If you let go a little you a will have a little peace; if you let go a lot you will have a lot of peace; if you let go completely you will have complete peace. ” ― Ajahn Chah Many of us go through life with defenses around our heart that we’re not aware […]

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The Dharma of Money: Creating Your Financial Karma Introduction

Spencer Sherman

Sep 17 - Sep 17, 2020

  What if you could change your whole relationship with money? What if you could let go of grasping, avoidance, and shame, and experience confidence, ease, and sufficiency? What if financial ease has more to do with our spiritual and emotional relationship to money than the bottom line? This workshop is a safe space in […]

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Graceful Entry: Preparing for a Good Birth Introduction

Andrew Holecek & Robert A.F. Thurman

Sep 23 - Sep 23, 2020

This retreat, based on the Tibetan Books of the Dead, will examine the karmic bardo of becoming, which constitutes the majority of our after-death experience. It’s a fluid and volatile time, when the winds of habit blow us involuntarily into our next birth. With preparation, it transforms into the bardo of opportunity, where we can become anything […]

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The Dharma of Money: Creating Your Financial Karma

Spencer Sherman

Sep 26 - Sep 27, 2020

  What if you could change your whole relationship with money? What if you could let go of grasping, avoidance, and shame, and experience confidence, ease, and sufficiency? What if financial ease has more to do with our spiritual and emotional relationship to money than the bottom line? This workshop is a safe space in […]

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Graceful Entry: Preparing for a Good Birth

Andrew Holecek & Robert A.F. Thurman

Oct 02 - Oct 11, 2020

This retreat will examine the karmic bardo of becoming, which constitutes the majority of our after-death experience. It’s a fluid and volatile time, when the winds of habit blow us involuntarily into our next birth. With preparation, it transforms into the bardo of opportunity, where we can become anything we want by waking up to the experience and […]

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Yoga Nidra & Lucid Dreaming

Dr. Nick Atlas

Oct 14 - Oct 14, 2020

Join pioneering dream researcher, psychologist, author, and educator, Dr. Nick Atlas for a very special, free, online event exploring the difference between Yoga Nidra (dynamic sleep) and lucid dreaming. The event will feature a brief introduction to Nick's forthcoming program, Lucid Dreaming & The Transformative Self (October 24th), as well as a lengthy, guided Yoga […]

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Lucid Dreaming & The Transformative Self

Dr. Nick Atlas

Oct 24 - Oct 25, 2020

Lucid dreaming, or awareness that we are dreaming while we are dreaming, is widely regarded as an extraordinary state of consciousness. While yogic and shamanic cultures throughout the world have long-revered the intrinsic value of realizing lucidity and honoring the wisdom of dreams, the West remains largely "in the dark" as to the potential of lucid […]

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The Power of Shamanism to Heal Emotional and Physical Illness

Sandra Ingerman

Nov 04 - Nov 05, 2020

Shamanism is the most ancient universal spiritual practice known to humankind. Many anthropologists believe that the practice dates back over 100,000 years.  The word “shaman” comes from the Tungus tribe in Siberia and it means spiritual healer, or one who sees in the dark, one who knows. Shamanism has been practiced in Siberia, Asia, Europe, […]

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