Programs

 

Vivid Awareness

with Shastri Jerry Webster

August 6th—August 27th

Teachings from the revered 20th century meditation master Khenpo Gangshar offer potent insight on joy and suffering, resting the mind, and cultivating equanimity in the most challenging times. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

August 30th

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

Learn to Meditate

September 4th

On the first Wednesday of each month, receive guided instruction in the fundamentals of meditation. First-time visitors as well as anyone seeking a refresher are welcome. Continue »

Together at the Edge: A Buddhist Response to the Climate Crisis

with Kristin Barker & Gabe Dayley

September 14th

Does news of the growing climate crisis cause feelings of fear, anger, despair, or an urge to seek distraction? With mindfulness and Buddhist wisdom, we can work with our mind, emotions, and actions to face the climate crisis with bravery and compassion. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

September 28th

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

Learn to Meditate

October 2nd

On the first Wednesday of each month, receive guided instruction in the fundamentals of meditation. First-time visitors as well as anyone seeking a refresher are welcome. Continue »

Feel Human Again: Shambhala Training Level I

with Shastri Jerry Webster

October 26th—October 27th

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 »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

October 27th

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

Learn to Meditate

November 6th

On the first Wednesday of each month, receive guided instruction in the fundamentals of meditation. First-time visitors as well as anyone seeking a refresher are welcome. Continue »

Member Circle

November 17th

All official members of the DC Shambhala Center are invited to attend this quarterly community event . Come and voice your opinion, ask questions, make suggestions, and enjoy each other's company! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

November 26th

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

Learn to Meditate

December 4th

On the first Wednesday of each month, receive guided instruction in the fundamentals of meditation. First-time visitors as well as anyone seeking a refresher are welcome. Continue »

Social Presencing Theater

with Acharya Arawana Hayashi

December 14th—December 15th

Social Presencing Theater is a series of practices developed under the leadership of Arawana Hayashi for the Presencing Institute. An art form based on mindfulness and awareness, it explores the creative potential of individuals and of groups. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

December 26th

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