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Dr. Cheryl Fraser

Dr. Cheryl Fraser

Dr. Cheryl Fraser has been studying Buddha-Dharma for 20 years and teaches in the Namgyal lineage tradition. Her root teachers are the Venerable Kyabje Namgyal Rinpoche and Lama Mark Webber She also studied with Lho Ontul Rinpoche and Phillip Moffit, former Esquire magazine editor-in-chief and C.E.O., a Buddhist teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. As a registered clinical psychologist in private practice who specializes in couples, and long-time practitioner in both the Vajrayana and the Theravada Vipassana traditions, Dr. Cheryl draws extensively from Western science and psychology, skillfully applying even the more complex teachings of Buddha-Dharma and meditation to “real life.”

Dr, Cheryl is the resident teacher for Island Dharma. Dr. Cheryl was the Mindfulness and Relationships columnist for Mindful Magazine and also wrote a column on relationships and sexuality for Best Health magazine. Her first book – Buddha’s Bedroom – The Mindful Loving Path to Sexual Passion and Lifelong Intimacy was published in January 2019. You can listen to her podcast Sex, Love & Elephants on your favourite platform. She has been teaching at Bethlehem and elsewhere for many years and is much appreciated for her approachable, colourful and gently humorous style.  

For more information on Cheryl’s dharma teaching, visit http://www.islanddharma.com/
For more information on her relationship work, visit http://www.drcherylfraser.com/

Events with Dr. Cheryl Fraser

Concentration, Awareness & Bodcihitta - Awakening the Mind of Compassion and Wisdom
September 16 - 20, 2024

A retreat for Advanced Students (and some dedicated beginners) ————————————————————————————————– Packages – Click Below to Register: Residential – Standard Package includes Program, Accommodations and Meals Residential – includes Program (No Meals) Commuter Package – includes Program (All Meals) Commuter Packages – includes Program only (No Meals) ————————————————————————————————– As so many appreciative students know from direct experience, Dr. Cheryl is a highly regarded Dharma teacher who has been teaching at Bethlehem and elsewhere for many years now. In this retreat, Cheryl will teach on the topics of Concentration and Awareness. Often we seek a clear mind by practicing intensive meditation. We…