Community

Our community is diverse, capable, and heartfelt. Our members and friends include dedicated senior teachers who have walked the Shambhala Buddhist path for many years, and enthusiastic newcomers who are just discovering our teachings on realizing basic goodness and building enlightened society.

 

Community Events

Neutral Days

February 24th—February 26th

We will gather together as a community for the traditional activity of Neutral Day: Cleaning! Continue »

Shambhala Day Community Celebration: Year of the Fire Bird

February 27th

Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year and is one of the most important observances in the Shambhala Buddhist community. Everyone is welcome to attend part or all of our celebration of the Fire Bird Year! Continue »

Rising to the Occasion: Taking the Dharma into Social Action

March 4th

Rising to the Occasion: Taking the Dharma into Social Action Continue »

Queer Dharma: The Gift of Eternal Debt

March 5th

Queer Dharma is a group for LGBTQI practitioners to study and practice meditation and Dharma and to discuss personal experiences. Continue »

Spring Arts Festival

March 19th

Our 2017 Spring Arts Festival is inspired by the Year of the Fire Bird. Please join us in celebration! Continue »

 

Children/Families

Winter Solstice and Children's Day Celebration

December 17th

Our annual celebration of the winter solstice is a celebration of children and families of all kinds. The celebration will include: snacks & spirit, crafts, caroling, storytelling, ritual and theatre, and a community potluck (dessert & drinks will be pro Continue »