All Programs

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

March 18th—April 29th

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 »

FULL - Profound Treasury Mahayana Study: The Six Paramitas [ONLINE]

with Mary Lang, Nealy Zimmermann, Judith Vreeland

March 26th—May 7th

“Paramita practice is based on human decency, and how to be in the world and help others who are suffering… Paramita practice is the essence of how to be a bodhisattva.” –Chӧgyam Trungpa, Rinpoche Continue »

Boston Ashe Day

with Acharya Richard John

April 24th - Date postponed or cancelled

For graduates of Warrior Assembly to explore the texts and practices on the teachings of the Ashe. Continue »

What Can We Rely On? Advice from the Buddha and Atisha

with Acharya Richard John

April 25th—April 26th - Date postponed or cancelled

Explore one of the Buddha’s most profound and practical teachings - "The Four Reliances" - supporting students on who and what to trust to guide their path Continue »

Online Community Day

May 2nd

Open meeting to gather and discuss what's important for our community right now Continue »

Living Kindness: An Evening with Kevin Griffin

with Kevin Griffin

May 4th

An evening with guest speaker Kevin Griffin, author of "Living Kindness: Buddhist Teachings for a Troubled World" hosted by Boston The Heart of Recovery Group. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend III: Warrior in the World

May 15th—May 17th

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 »

2020: Caring for Others - a public talk with Kilung Rinpoche

May 20th - Date postponed or cancelled

How do we care for others in this time of so much adversity and so many challenges? How do we apply the teachings of the bodhisattva path to the world situation right now? Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend I: The Art of Being Human

May 30th—May 31st

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 IV: Awakened Heart

June 26th—June 28th

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 V: Open Sky (Date to be Rescheduled)

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 »

Community Day - Save the Date

August 8th

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

Being Strategic, Practical, and Ethical in These Challenging Times

with Eva Wong

October 4th

Winning is desirable, but if a victory means sacrificing integrity, honor, and compassion, it is no victory at all. Continue »