Starting Out


[ONLINE] The Wisdom of No Escape - Ongoing Drop In Class for Newcomers and Community Members

March 18th—June 17th

Join us for ongoing drop-in classes based on Pema Chödrön’s classic book on Buddhist meditation practice, The Wisdom of No Escape.  The book is a series of beautiful and simple practice talks on how to be both brave and gentle with ourselves. Continue »

Learn to Meditate [Online]

May 24th—August 16th

Bring the simple, yet profound and powerful practice of meditation into your daily life. Continue »

100 Minute Online Meditation Challenge

with Max Roberts-Zirker

May 31st—June 6th

Are you ready to re-engage your meditation practice? Join a five-day meditation challenge to jump-start your practice! Continue »

Why Awareness of Death is Central to our Practice: an online public talk by Acharya Eric Spiegel

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

June 5th

First in a series of occasional Friday Night Talks from the Boston Shambhala Center in June and July 2020 Continue »

The Sanity Behind Addiction: The Wisdom of Recovery [ONLINE]

with Scott Perkins

June 12th

Friday Night Talk Series: Grounded in meditation, the Buddhist teachings provide a practical means to support recovery from addictions and compulsive behaviors, as well as help us release the clinging to thoughts and impulses that lead us to suffering Continue »