All Programs

The Truth of Suffering

with Mary Lang & Judith Vreeland

January 23rd—February 13th

A 4-week class exploring the Four Noble Truths, as taught by Chögyam Trungpa. Continue »

Community Day - Save the Date

January 25th

Food and discussion about what's important for our community right now Continue »

Meditation Fundamentals - online program

with Ashley Buchanan & Katherine King

January 28th—February 11th

Am I cut out for meditation? Will it bring me peace? Can it help me navigate the ups and downs of life with more joy and ease? Continue »

Full day Nyinthun: Feminine Principle with a video talk by Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

with William Wooding & Janet Romaine

February 2nd

Bringing together the three Buddhist principles of hearing, contemplating and meditating as a path of opening heart and mind. All are welcome to participate in all or any part of the day. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend II: Birth of a Warrior

with Nealy Zimmermann

February 8th—February 9th

This second weekend program in the Shambhala Training path deepens our practice of meditation and teaches us to recognize our habitual patterns as we begin to discover fearlessness. Continue »

End of Year Ritual: Mamo Chants (for Members)

February 13th—February 22nd

Leading up to the lunar new year - the end of one year's cycle and the beginning of a new one - we practice to dispel the karmic accumulation of personal, social, and environmental chaos at the year's end. We recite the Mamo chants together for ten days p Continue »

Shambhala Day: Year of the Iron Mouse - Monday

February 24th

This holiday celebration marks the beginning of the new year and is one of the most important traditions of Shambhala Buddhism. Members and friends are invited to join us for our annual New Year Celebration! Continue »

Shambhala Day: Year of the Iron Mouse - Saturday

February 29th

Community celebration to mark the beginning of the Tibetan New Year. This is one of the most important traditions of Shambhala Buddhism. Members and friends are invited to join us for our annual New Year Celebration! Continue »

Full day Nyinthun: Meditation with Readings from the Rain of Wisdom: the Vajra Songs of the Kagyu Gurus

with William Wooding & Janet Romaine

March 8th

On this annual day of remembrance we celebrate the Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, one of the three great lineages of Shambhala. We will mix the nyinthun practice of sitting and walking meditation with reading and chanting The Rain of Wisdom. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend III: Warrior in the World

March 20th—March 22nd

Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we are willing to experience our life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness to our activities. Continue »

Full day Nyinthun: Glimpses of Shunyata with Acharya Melissa Moore

with William Wooding & Janet Romaine

April 5th

Bringing together the three Buddhist principles of hearing, contemplating and meditating as a path of opening heart and mind. All are welcome to participate in all or any part of the day. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend IV: Awakened Heart

May 15th—May 17th

With trust in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. We can extend ourselves to others fully and with kindness. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend I: The Art of Being Human

May 23rd—May 24th

Shambhala Training is a secular meditation training that develops fearlessness, confidence, openness and gentleness towards ourselves and our world. Touch in with your inherent goodness and humanity with this weekend training. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend V: Open Sky

June 26th—June 28th

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind, a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Continue »