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

Awakening to the Stages of Life: Rites of Passage

with Heidi Mecklenburg & Dan Peterson

March 31st—April 2nd

A new weekend retreat program designed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche offered for the first time in the Pacific Northwest. Continue »

Midsummers Day

June 24th

Everyone is invited to celebrate the Summer Solstice with a lhasang, picnic and fun! Continue »



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 »