Community Events

Annual Holiday Art & Book Sale

December 2nd—December 23rd

Come for Nyinthun and browse the our Annual Book Sale of both new and used favorites, along with a selection of framed art! Continue »

Decoration Party for Children's Day/Solstice

December 15th

Join us to start our Celebration of Light by decorating the shrine and shrine room with lights, festive decorations, and fantastic animals. We will have light snacks, a craft, and fun together learning about the Solstice. Continue »

Board & Community Listening Conversations

with Matthew Bellows & Sarah Kimball

December 17th

No agenda video conference. Meet and discuss with members of the board what is important to you Continue »

Board & Community Listening Conversations

with Mary Lang & Judith Vreeland

December 19th

No agenda. Meet at Mary Lang's house and discuss with members of the board what is important to you Continue »

Full-Moon Shambhala Sadhana (Membership Practice)

December 22nd

The Shambhala Sadhana is the centerpiece of our monthly community gatherings on, or near, each full moon. All center members are welcome to attend and invite friends or family. Our aspiration is for a community experience in which new and seasoned warrior Continue »

Children's Day Solstice Gathering: Celebration of Light

December 22nd

At a time of year when the night is longest, the Shambhala Center will be decorated with twinkling lights and a special shrine representing the dignity of the family, and the joy and creativity of the youthful heart. All are welcome! Continue »

Full Day Nyinthun of Meditation Practice, Contemplation and Dharma Study

with William Wooding

December 30th

Open to all. Treat yourself to a weekend of basic sanity! You are welcome to participate for all or any part of the day. Continue »

SAVE THE DATE: Community Membership Gathering

January 19th (2019)

Save the date for our next community gathering Continue »

The Basic Goodness of Conflict: A Mindful Exploration of Conflict Transformation

with Geoff Cox

February 1st—February 3rd (2019)

How can we engage conflict from the ground of the Basic Goodness of ourselves and others? Continue »

Neutral Day: Uncovering Sacred Space

February 4th (2019)

Help invite the dralas into our physical space and restore our good nature - all the fresh cleanliness hiding beneath the layer of dust or piles of clutter - before celebrating Shambhala Day! Continue »

Shambhala Day: Year of the Earth Pig

February 5th (2019)

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 »

Responding to Disclosures Training

February 8th (2019)

How do you respond when someone shares an experience of sexual harm? For group leaders and others to better support people who disclose sexual harm. Continue »

Bystander Intervention Training

March 9th (2019)

How do you respond if you see someone being harassed or made uncomfortable? For anyone who would like to know how to intervene and prevent sexual violence. Continue »