Community Events

Shambhala Sadhana Practice - ONLINE

October 31st—January 28th

These Full Moon gatherings are for Shambhala members to practice the Shambhala Sadhana in celebration of community and good human society. Continue »

A Mindful Outdoor Experience [IN PERSON]

with Jean Beebe

January 23rd

A Mindful Outdoor Experience (MOE) is a personally guided 60-90 minute meditative outdoor walk, appropriate for people from all walks of life, meant to engage our present moment awareness using our sense perceptions. Continue »

Friday Night Talk: Cultural Humility: Opening the Heart and Listening to Basic Goodness

with Elaine Yuen

January 29th

In our diverse society, we often find ourselves working with individuals who have different qualities, backgrounds, and motivations. Part of our practice is to develop genuine communication and connection with all people Continue »

Commmunity Gathering Addressing Systemic Racism

January 30th

How can the Boston Shambhala Center address systemic racism? After a few months of work in small groups, we're opening the conversation back up to the broader community. We hope you'll join us! Continue »

Shambhala Day 2021: Year of the Iron Ox

February 12th

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 »

Friday Night Talk: Terma and Lineage in Tibetan Buddhism

with Holly Gayley

February 19th

Terma (literally "treasure") teachings are foundational in some Tibetan Buddhist lineages. What are they and how do they come about? These teachings, including Shambhala Terma, are meant to intervene in the course of human history. Continue »

A Historical and Personal Exploration of the Shambhala Lineage

February 23rd—March 23rd

Join us for an exploration of the Shambhala lineage, a rich blend of ancient teachings, and yet a relatively brand-new lineage suited for our time of great upheaval. Continue »

Friday Night Talk: Embracing Loneliness with Karma Lӧdrӧ Gyendon

February 26th

Loneliness is an experience that all humans have but often try to resist. We reject it out of fear that it means there is something wrong with our experience. What happens when we embrace loneliness as a quality that connects us? Continue »