Introductory Programs


A Year of Deepening in Compassion Part 2: The Six Paramitas

May 5th—July 14th

The Shambhala Acharyas lead the community in a series of talks, contemplative and meditation practices from Buddhist Mahayana teachings on the Six Paramitas of the the bodhisattva warrior. The talks are all given live on line. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Jonathan Herson

May 17th—May 19th

Shambhala Training Level I is the beginning of the Way of Shambhala path - a series of weekend retreats and weekly companion courses that are an effective way for students of any tradition to learn to meditate. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

May 18th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is one of the mind-treasures of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche that is recited regularly at all Shambhala Centers as a means of overcoming obstacles in one's practice and life. Continue »

Bagels and Dharma: Hard times and simple courage: Making friends with fear.

with Marilia Marien

May 26th

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

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

with Aurora Casta & Marilia Marien

May 30th—July 25th

Learn to manage multiple stressors and support your well-being through practicing mindfulness in the eight-week curriculum developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn. Continue »