Introductory Programs


The Contentment Weekend

with Jonathan Herson & Ellen Knapp

July 27th—July 29th

Contentment In Everyday Life expands on the experience of peaceful abiding meditation, and introduces the practice of contemplation meditation. Continue »

BAGELS & DHARMA The Feminine Principle: Why it Matters

with Jude Robison

July 29th

Do we misunderstand, ignore, fear the feminine principle in our lives and our world? What are the qualities of that principle? And how might those qualities be restorative? Continue »

Open House

with Alex Anderson

August 1st

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 »

Monthly Contemplative Dance Practice

August 5th

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

with Alexander Devaron

August 14th

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 »