Programs

The Three Jewels

with Shastri Will Ryken

January 18th—January 25th

This program explores what it means to take refuge in the three jewels and to become a Buddhist. This program is open to anyone curious about what it means to take refuge is welcome to participate in this course. This course is essential first step if y Continue »

Unraveling Ego: The Basics of Buddhist Psychology

January 22nd—March 18th

This course will explore teachings on the five skandhas, which are the basic building blocks of ego according the Buddhist teachings. Continue »

Ikebana With a Twist

with Karen Marder

January 24th

Enjoy an evening of flower arranging and wine! Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

February 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 »

Shambhala Weekend Retreat Level V: Open Sky

with Shastri Bill Brauer

February 8th—February 9th

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind, which is a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. We trust our nature enough to let go into the present moment. Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

February 9th

This is a time for the community to gather, practice and delight in conversation and in each other's company. Continue »

The Three Marks of Existence and the Four Emblems of Dharma

with Acharya Dan Hessey

February 14th—February 16th

The Buddha taught that there are three characteristics of human existence: impermanence, egolessness, and suffering. The experience of all beings are marked by these three qualities according to Buddhist teachings. By understanding Suffering and Egolessne Continue »

Refuge Vow Ceremony

with Acharya Dan Hessey

February 16th

The Refuge Vow is the traditional step of formally becoming a Buddhist by taking "refuge" in the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

March 1st

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 »

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

April 5th

Weekend Retreat Level III: Warrior in the World

April 18th—April 19th

This weekend retreat requires completion of the Level II Weekend Retreat Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

May 3rd

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 »

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

June 7th

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

July 5th

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

August 2nd

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

September 6th

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

October 4th

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

November 1st

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

December 6th