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Date: June 15th-17th, 2018.


The Foundations of Mindfulness Workshop

Meditation in Four by Four
The Foundations of Mindfulness Workshop
with Authorized Santi Maha Sangha Instructor Mariano Gil


Worldwide Transmission (WWT) Explanation
will be given by authorized Santi Maha Sangha (SMS) instructor Mariano Gil

Date: Friday, June 15
Time: 8:00pm-9:30pm Eastern Time (ET)
Location: Tsegyalgar East, 18 Schoolhouse Rd, Conway, MA -  In person and via Zoom videoconference
Open to all - FREE

If you are not able to attend in person RSVP for WWT Explanation Zoom invite
We will send out a Zoom videoconference invitation the week prior to the event.

To attend the weekend workshop via Zoom please scroll down.


Refresh Your Practice! For beginners and advanced practitioners:

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 16 & Sunday June 17
Time: 10:00am-12:30pm / 2:30pm-4:30pm Eastern Time (ET)
Location: Tsegyalgar East, 18 Schoolhouse Rd, Conway, MA
In person or via Zoom videoconference*

Open to all who have received transmission or those who sincerely intend to receive transmission in the near future.**

Attend in person at the Tsegyalgar Schoolhouse
Fee: $100/complete course; $60/per day; $35/per session

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Please consider giving a donation to the Sponsorship Program.
If you need financial assistance please contact bluegakyil@tsegyalgar.org. No one will be turned away thanks to the principle of sponsorship.


*FOR CURRENT MEMBERS ONLY Meditation in Four by Four workshop via ZOOM videoconference
If you are unable to attend the workshop in person, and you are a member of the International Dzogchen Community (IDC), you may join via ZOOM videoconference.
Fee: $100/complete course (Saturday & Sunday)

To participate in the workshop via Zoom videoconference please RSVP and prepay:

Workshop: Videoconference RSVP
We will send out a Zoom videoconference invitation the week prior to the event.

Workshop: Videoconference Payment


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:
Worldwide Transmission: more info >>

***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.