The Durango Dharma Center presents a community-wide fundraiser featuring renowned teacher and bestselling author Lama Surya Das.
Lama Surya, often called the “Western Lama”, will talk on the subject of his latest book, Buddha Standard Time: Awakening to the Infinite Possibilities of Now, on Saturday, August 4 from 6-9pm at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. The event will include refreshments, a silent auction and a book sale/signing. The ticket price for Surya’s presentation will be $25, with a discounted price of $18 for students and those under 18. Tickets will be on sale after June 15 at the FLC Box Office in town, on-line at www.durangoconcerts.com or by phone (970) 247-7657.
Maria's Bookshop will provide books for sale at this off-site event.
The Dharma Center will also offer a day-long retreat with Lama Surya on Sunday, August 5th from 8:30am to 4:30pm. The theme of this retreat will be “Awakening the Buddha Within”. Registration for the retreat will be available on a sliding scale of $40 - $75 for adults, and students may register for $30. You will also have the opportunity to provide dana directly to Lama Surya. Pre-registration is by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or you may register on the day of the retreat.