Programs

Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Meditation Collective

January 22nd—December 23rd

The Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Meditation Collective provides a kind and open community for meditators of color to practice. Continue »

BSC Pandemic Support Group

April 1st—November 30th

A space to share our present experience and emotions, be in community, and be seen and heard during this time. Continue »

Evening Dharma Talk & Meditation

April 17th—November 13th

We invite you to gather during this time of pandemic to join in conversation, Buddhist teachings, meditation, practice, and community. Continue »

Pandemic Group Practice & Mantra Accumulations

May 28th—August 27th

Open to all. Please join us for practice and mantra accumulation for working with the pandemic. Continue »

Aspirations for the Great Seal (mahāmudrā) that is the Definitive Meaning

with Jules Levinson

June 25th—August 13th

Come along for the journey these stanzas from Karmapa Rangjung Dorjé’s Aspirations for the Great Seal that is the Definitive Meaning describe, a deep education in view, meditation, conduct, and fruition. Open to tantrikas! Continue »

Scorpion Seal Immersion

July 11th—February 16th (2021)

Knowing we need to go deeper to understand this timeless wisdom, we are creating a study, practice, and playing environment to help ourselves and each other to deepen in the profound Scorpion Seal Dharma. Continue »

Love and Rage: A Lu Collective Reading Group

August 2nd—August 30th

Please join us for Sundays in August to discuss pressing issues of racial justice, anger, and look directly at your own biases and systemic oppression. Continue »

Werma Feast Online

August 7th

Werma Sadhakas, please join us online for our monthly Werma Feast Continue »

Wisdom in Everyday Life

with Shastri Dhi Good

August 17th—September 14th

Wisdom in Everyday Life is the fifth of the five weekly courses that accompany the Shambhala Training programs Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

August 18th

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

Padmasambhava Feast

August 28th

All authorized practitioners are welcome to the Padmasambhava Feast online! This practice is restricted to authorized tantrikas. Continue »

Lama Rod Owens on Love & Rage

August 30th

Join the Love & Rage Reading Group on Sunday August 30th for a conversation with Lama Rod Owens! Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

September 2nd

The recitation of this sadhana is a way for us to establish confidence in our own basic goodness and to rouse the wish for all beings to recognize their basic goodness. Open to all! Continue »

The Bodhisattva Path: A Study Intensive with Holly Gayley and Loden Nyima

with Holly Gayley & Loden Nyima

September 2nd—October 21st

Join us for a deep dive into the Mahayana classic, The Way of the Bodhisattva, by the eighth-century Indian master Shantideva. Open to all! Continue »

Limitless Ayatanas: A Virtual Scorpion Seal Community Retreat

with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown & Acharya Eric Spiegel

September 10th—September 20th

This online Scorpion Seal Community Retreat is open to all levels of Scorpion Seal practitioners, with a schedule adjusted to North American time zones. Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

September 11th—September 12th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to this original nature with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine, dignified, caring human beings. Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

September 17th

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

Shambhala Training IV: Awakened Heart

September 18th—September 20th

As we trust further in basic goodness and dare to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world as it is. In this way we can extend ourselves to others fully with kindness. Continue »

Heartbreak with Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

September 25th

Open to all! We often look at heartbreak as something to get over or avoid. But the Buddha taught that there is no transformation without heartbreak. Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

October 1st

The recitation of this sadhana is a way for us to establish confidence in our own basic goodness and to rouse the wish for all beings to recognize their basic goodness. Open to all! Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

October 9th—October 11th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to this original nature with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine, dignified, caring human beings. Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

October 16th

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

October 31st

The recitation of this sadhana is a way for us to establish confidence in our own basic goodness and to rouse the wish for all beings to recognize their basic goodness. Open to all! Continue »

Shambhala Training II: Birth of the Warrior

November 6th—November 8th

This program builds on the foundation of the meditation practice that was introduced in Shambhala Training I and explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. Continue »

Shambhala Training V: Open Sky

November 13th—November 15th

In Shambhala Training V, our awareness continues to expand. This is likened to the open clear sky of mind, a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

November 15th

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

Ashe Society

November 21st

Calling all Warrior Assembly graduates to our quarterly meeting of the Ashe Society. *This program has prerequisites* Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

November 30th

The recitation of this sadhana is a way for us to establish confidence in our own basic goodness and to rouse the wish for all beings to recognize their basic goodness. Open to all! Continue »

Shambhala Training III: Warrior in the World

December 4th—December 6th

In Shambhala Training III, we work in a deliberate way, making an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated in our meditation practice into all aspects of daily life. Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

December 29th

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

December 29th

The recitation of this sadhana is a way for us to establish confidence in our own basic goodness and to rouse the wish for all beings to recognize their basic goodness. Open to all! Continue »