Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome.

Community Practice Opportunities

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How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society

with Shastri Rayna Jacobson & Lee Scher

September 2nd—October 7th

This course asks the question, “How can I help?” and explores our relationships with others, an aspiration to help our world, and specific aspects of social transformation. We look at a Shambhala understanding of society, and what enlightened society may Continue »

Open House Talk: Always maintain a cheerful mind: Working with dementia with Ann Cason

September 8th

Our bi-monthly Open House, on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday, offers a friendly introduction to meditation practice, Shambhala Buddhist teachings and our community. Everyone is welcome. Participation is free of charge. Continue »

Learn to Meditate Workshop: Turning the Mind into an Ally

with David Parker

October 31st

Every other month we offer a Saturday morning Learn to Meditate Workshop: Turning the Mind Into An Ally, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This workshop is ideal for anyone wanting an introduction to meditation, as well as those wanting to refresh their practice Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

November 13th—November 14th

Through the practice of meditation, we begin to glimpse that goodness—rather than confusion—is the unconditional ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate hum Continue »