Programs

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Shastri Gayle Van Gils

October 24th—November 21st

OPEN TO ALL!! Learn how to cultivate strength, stability, and clarity of mind in this 5-week course. Continue »

Thanksgiving City Weekthun

with Shastri Will Ryken

November 18th—November 24th

A city weekthun, or week-long practice intensive, is a unique opportunity to deepen one's meditation practice without going far from home. New and experienced meditators are welcome. Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

November 23rd

This is a time for the community to gather, practice and delight in conversation and in each other's company. All members of the sangha are invited, the lung (sadhana transmission) is not a prerequisite for these monthly events. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

December 2nd

Interested in meditation? This is the class for you! Come and receive instruction on meditation from one of our senior teachers. This is open to EVERYONE! It is a great class for beginners but also beneficial for the seasoned practitioner. Continue »

Overcoming Self Deception- Sadhana of Mahamudra Weekend Retreat

with Linda Lewis

December 7th—December 9th

OPEN TO ALL!! Learn about the Sadhana of Mahamudra, one of the mind-treasures of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche that is recited regularly at all Shambhala Centers as a means of overcoming obstacles in one's practice and life. Continue »

The Five Buddha Families

December 12th

OPEN TO ALL! Join us for a discussion of the five buddha families Continue »

Death Cafe: Coffee, Cake, & Conversation

December 15th

At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather together to engage in conversation, drink tea (or coffee) and eat cake! Our intention is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives'. Continue »

Children's Day

with Christie Rainbeau

December 16th

COME ONE COME ALL AND CELEBRATE THE WINTER SOLSTICE! Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

December 22nd

This is a time for the community to gather, practice and delight in conversation and in each other's company. All members of the sangha are invited, the lung (sadhana transmission) is not a prerequisite for these monthly events. Continue »

Shambhala Weekend Retreat Level II - Birth of the Warrior

with Shastri Will Ryken

January 12th—January 13th (2019)

This weekend builds on the foundation of the meditation practice introduced in the Level I weekend retreat by exploring how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Shastri Will Ryken

February 6th—March 6th (2019)

OPEN TO EVERYONE!!! Through the gentle precision of meditation practice, we can learn to appreciate ourselves and our simple, day-to-day human experiences. Continue »