Way of Shambhala

Rigden: Unconditional Confidence

with Acharya Susan Skjei

June 28th—June 30th

The Rigden is a representation of our inherent enlightened nature and embodies the principle of unconditional bravery. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

July 13th—July 14th

This weekend provides introductory tools and teachings to weave the insights of meditation into daily life. With simple instructions and support, meditation practice can become an integral part of our lives, increasing our stability, strength, and clarity Continue »

Sacred Path I: Great Eastern Sun

August 30th—September 1st

Great Eastern Sun, the first program in the Sacred Path, is based on seeing that there is a natural source of radiance and brilliance in this world—which is the innate wakefulness of human beings. Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

September 6th—September 8th

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 »

Meditation in Everyday Life

September 10th—October 8th

This course provides introductory tools and teachings to weave the insights of meditation into daily life. With simple instructions and support, meditation practice can become an integral part of our lives, increasing our stability, strength, and clarity. Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

September 27th—September 29th

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 »

Shambhala Training II: Birth of the Warrior

October 4th—October 6th

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 »

Sacred Path II: Windhorse

October 18th—October 20th

This program, the second in the Sacred Path series, teaches a practice to bring about skillful and heartfelt social engagement, enabling the warrior to go forward in the midst of whatever challenges occur. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

October 22nd—October 27th

This course provides an exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist teachings, and meditation in action for daily life. Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

October 25th—October 27th

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 »

Shambhala Training II: Birth of the Warrior

November 1st—November 3rd

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 »

Joy in Everyday Life

November 7th—November 10th

Joy in Everyday Life expands the meditation experience to develop further kindness toward ourselves and others. Continue »

Shambhala Training III: Warrior in the World

November 22nd—November 24th

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 »

Sacred Path III: Drala

December 6th—December 8th

Drala is the third program in the Sacred Path series and introduces further warriorship practices. These practices are based on a societal vision and aspiration to help the world. Continue »