Introductory

Compassion Meditation & Contemplation

January 16th—March 27th

This session of meditation, contemplation, and discussion supports our Deepening in Compassion online class. Although our focus is on learnings and reflections arising from the Deepening In Compassion class, this gathering is open to all. Continue »

Community Conversation: Belonging in Shambhala

January 29th—March 18th

This conversation is a chance to experience the range of ways that we feel belonging and not belonging within Shambhala. The Shambhala Community Conversations series is an independent initiative of the Shambhala Process Team. Continue »

Community Conversation: Shambhala Governance

February 24th—March 10th

This first conversation in a series initiated by the Shambhala Process Team’s Governance Models Working Group is an open exploration of our community’s experiences, aspirations and questions around governance. Continue »

Community Conversation: Shambhala Practice & Study Paths

February 27th—March 19th

We will discuss our own experiences within and aspirations for Shambhala's practice and study paths. We will connect and listen deeply, and share what themes emerge with Shambhala's community and leadership, so that our voices enrich the ongoing conversat Continue »

Book Study: Lojong Slogans

February 28th—August 1st

This is a free drop-in book study group for all students, practiced and new alike. Please join us! Continue »

A Time to Go Deeper: Core Foundational Teachings

with Gaylon Ferguson

March 6th

In the first presentations by the Buddha, he introduced many core teachings, particularly the Four Noble Truths. We are encouraged to realize the truth of suffering, understand the causes of suffering, and walk the path to liberation from suffering. Open Continue »

A Time to Go Deeper: Art in Everyday Life

with Anne Saitzyk

March 11th

You are invited to experience, or play with, one of Chögyam Trungpa’s favorite activities—object arranging. Drawing on the principles of Heaven, Earth and Humanity, we will explore the process of perception as the foundation of the creative process. Open Continue »

Learn to Meditate Workshop: Turning the Mind Into an Ally

March 13th

The Learn to Meditate Workshop offers an introduction to meditation, as well as an opportunity for experienced practitioners to refresh their practice, connect with others, and receive individualized instruction and feedback. Continue »

Dying Well - A Two-Part Shambhala Online Conversation - Hosted by Ron Schultz

March 13th—April 3rd

This two-part conversation will bring together a diverse group of practitioners, both within and beyond Shambhala, who help people prepare for death, care for the dying, support carers, and counsel survivors of violence. Continue »

KSD: Taming the Untamable Beings: Beginning with Ourselves w Abbey Pleviak

March 16th

How can our teachings and meditation practice enable us to meet the challenges of everyday life with open minds and hearts? Join us 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 7 to 8:30 pm for guided meditation and an interactive dharma talk and discussion. Continue »

A Time to Go Deeper: Community and Lineage

with Carolyn Gimian & Mikayla Sanford

March 20th

In the Buddhist tradition there are the “Three Jewels”: the Buddha, Dharma, and the Sangha. This retreat will focus on the Sangha (Sanskrit) or community of practitioners. Open to all! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

March 28th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

April 26th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

May 26th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 24th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 23rd

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

August 22nd

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

September 20th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

October 20th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

November 19th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

December 18th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »