Introductory Programs



with Jonathan Herson

September 30th

Bagels & Dharma is a new program that reflects Shambhala's vision of enlightened community. It combines meditation practice with a dharma talk, food, and conversation. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Jude Robison

October 2nd—October 23rd

This five week class is designed to help new meditators develop a regular practice and bring the benefits of mindfulness to their daily lives. By forming a habit of meditation, we learn to relax and simply be with whatever is going on in our lives. Continue »

Open House

October 3rd

Join us for an introduction to the Philadelphia Shambhala Center and all it has to offer. This evening program includes guided meditation instruction and snacks. Continue »

Shambhala Art - Part One: Coming To Your Senses

with Joann Doneen Herson

October 7th

Through meditation we come to see things as they are as opposed to how we think or imagine they are. We discover that everything has a felt presence to it as well as a thought sense that we bring to it. Continue »

How to Meditate

with Alison Driscoll

October 9th

This program is a thorough introduction to meditation practice. This simple and effective course introduces 2500 year-old wisdom that is fresh and applicable in today's world. Continue »