Introductory Programs


A Year of Deepening in Compassion Part I: The Four Limitless Ones

February 10th—April 21st

The Shambhala Acharyas lead the community in a year long series of talks, contemplative and meditation practices from the Buddhist Mahayana teachings, the path of the bodhisattva warrior. Continue »

Bagels and Dharma: Seeing with the Heart

March 31st

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 »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

April 5th

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 »

Monthly Contemplative Dance Practice

April 7th

Contemplative Dance Practice is training for personal and group awareness of body/mind through a simple form that alternates sitting meditation with self-directed body movement in space. Continue »

How to Meditate - April

with Alison Driscoll

April 10th

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 »