Programs

 

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Ciprian Iancu & Jayne Sutton

January 22nd—February 26th

This introductory course is an experiential training in mindfulness and appreciation. By opening to our natural state of being, we begin to feel a simple worthiness that makes life less forced and more enjoyable. Open to everyone. Continue »

Sacred Path: Great Eastern Sun & Windhorse

with Shastri Jerry Webster, Jonathan Kirkendall, Scott Perkins

February 9th—March 5th

Great Eastern Sun & Windhorse marks the beginning of a new Sacred Path pilot, a community study of the living Shambhala Terma. Continue »

Karma: Understanding Consequence and Discovering Awakening

with Ciprian Iancu & Gabe Dayley

February 11th—March 18th

This class explores how we can bring awareness and intention to our actions and their impact—from our interactions with family, friends, and colleagues, to how we relate with society and the planet. Continue »

Thursday Night Dharma Gathering

February 14th—June 27th

A community event for Shambhala members and newcomers—please invite your friends! Continue »

Milarepa Day

February 16th

This is an annual commemoration of the life and enlightenment of Milarepa. Continue »

Birth of the Warrior: Shambhala Training Level II

with Christian Gregory

February 22nd—February 24th

Examine your fears and defense mechanisms by training the mind to meet challenging moments with courage and confidence. Prerequisite: The Art of Being Human – Shambhala Training Level I Continue »

Werma Feast

February 23rd

Werma practitioners are invited to this month's Werma Feast. Continue »

Member Circle

February 27th

Shambhala Center members are warmly invited to a quarterly member community circle to check in with one another. Continue »

Community Shambhala Sadhana Practice

March 2nd

Members, their families, and friends are warmly invited to join us for monthly practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

First Saturday Community Social

March 2nd

Join us the first Saturday of every month for our community social activity. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

March 6th

Join us for a new moon practice of the Sadhana of Mahamudra, composed by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life

March 12th—April 9th

How can we find a genuine source of energy and inspiration? In this class we’ll explore the meaning of joy, the discovery of inspiration, and learn practical methods for developing kindness toward ourselves and others. Open to everyone. Continue »

Werma Feast

March 15th

Werma practitioners are invited to this month's Werma Feast. Continue »

Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training Level III

March 22nd—March 24th

Having learned not to turn away from fear, we can extend this insight into everyday life. We learn to apply our practice to whatever arises, developing confidence throughout our life. Prerequisite: Birth of the Warrior – Shambhala Training Level II Continue »

Sacred Path: Drala

with Shastri Jerry Webster

March 31st—April 23rd

Drala is the second program in a new Sacred Path pilot, a community study of the living Shambhala Terma. Continue »

Training the Mind and Awakening the Heart: The Practice of Lojong

with Christian Gregory & Jayne Sutton

April 1st—May 6th

Lojong—which means ‘mind training’ in Tibetan—provides a potent framework for bringing kindness and compassion into daily life. These teachings are an indispensable set of tools for cultivating the awakened heart of compassion and wisdom. Continue »

Community Shambhala Sadhana Practice

April 6th

Members, their families, and friends are warmly invited to join us for monthly practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

First Saturday Community Social

April 6th

Join us the first Saturday of every month for our community social activity. Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

with Shastri Jerry Webster

April 13th—April 14th

This urban retreat will introduce and deepen instruction on basic mindfulness meditation practice, and help new and experienced meditators alike incorporate practice into their daily lives. Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

April 23rd—May 21st

This course presents practical tools for understanding and transforming fear, and shares the view that fear can serve as an opportunity to develop unconditional confidence. Prerequisite: Joy in Everyday Life Continue »

Werma Feast

May 3rd

Werma practitioners are invited to this month's Werma Feast. Continue »

Community Shambhala Sadhana Practice

May 4th

Members, their families, and friends are warmly invited to join us for monthly practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

First Saturday Community Social

May 4th

Join us the first Saturday of every month for our community social activity. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

May 4th

Join us for a new moon practice of the Sadhana of Mahamudra, composed by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV

May 10th—May 12th

In Awakened Heart, our natural curiosity takes us deeper as our hearts open and we learn to communicate with our world, allowing ourselves to be touched without closing down in fear. Prerequisite: Warrior in the World – Shambhala Training Level III Continue »

Community Shambhala Sadhana Practice

June 1st

Members, their families, and friends are warmly invited to join us for monthly practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

First Saturday Community Social

June 1st

Join us the first Saturday of every month for our community social activity. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 3rd

Join us for a new moon practice of the Sadhana of Mahamudra, composed by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »

Werma Feast

June 21st

Werma practitioners are invited to this month's Werma Feast. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 2nd

Join us for a new moon practice of the Sadhana of Mahamudra, composed by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »

Community Shambhala Sadhana Practice

July 6th

Members, their families, and friends are warmly invited to join us for monthly practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

First Saturday Community Social

July 6th

Join us the first Saturday of every month for our community social activity. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 31st

Join us for a new moon practice of the Sadhana of Mahamudra, composed by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »

Community Shambhala Sadhana Practice

August 3rd

Members, their families, and friends are warmly invited to join us for monthly practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

First Saturday Community Social

August 3rd

Join us the first Saturday of every month for our community social activity. Continue »

Werma Feast

August 9th

Werma practitioners are invited to this month's Werma Feast. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

August 30th

Join us for a new moon practice of the Sadhana of Mahamudra, composed by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »

Community Shambhala Sadhana Practice

September 7th

Members, their families, and friends are warmly invited to join us for monthly practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

First Saturday Community Social

September 7th

Join us the first Saturday of every month for our community social activity. Continue »

Werma Feast

September 7th

Werma practitioners are invited to this month's Werma Feast. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

September 28th

Join us for a new moon practice of the Sadhana of Mahamudra, composed by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »

Community Shambhala Sadhana Practice

October 5th

Members, their families, and friends are warmly invited to join us for monthly practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

First Saturday Community Social

October 5th

Join us the first Saturday of every month for our community social activity. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

October 27th

Join us for a new moon practice of the Sadhana of Mahamudra, composed by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »

Community Shambhala Sadhana Practice

November 2nd

Members, their families, and friends are warmly invited to join us for monthly practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

First Saturday Community Social

November 2nd

Join us the first Saturday of every month for our community social activity. Continue »

Werma Feast

November 16th

Werma practitioners are invited to this month's Werma Feast. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

November 26th

Join us for a new moon practice of the Sadhana of Mahamudra, composed by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »

Community Shambhala Sadhana Practice

December 7th

Members, their families, and friends are warmly invited to join us for monthly practice of the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

First Saturday Community Social

December 7th

Join us the first Saturday of every month for our community social activity. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

December 26th

Join us for a new moon practice of the Sadhana of Mahamudra, composed by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »