Way of Shambhala

Shambhala Training III: Warrior in the World

with Gary Allen

February 15th—February 17th

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 »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Calryn Aston

February 22nd—February 24th

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 »

Way of the Moon: Awakening Kindness

with Acharya Dale Asrael

March 1st—March 3rd

Kindness expresses the innate longing for connection that enables us to put others before ourselves. In a society displaying division, confusion, competition, and speediness, kindness may seem questionable or even disempowering. How can we skillfully, gen Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

March 5th—April 2nd

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 »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

March 7th—April 4th

This course introduces the Buddhist teachings on emptiness and the nature of reality. Connecting with this unborn nature, we explore the clarity and precision of living in the moment. As warriors at this level, we dare to face life and death as they are. Continue »

Shambhala Training IV: Awakened Heart

with Shastri Dhi Good

March 8th—March 10th

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 »

Umdze/Timekeeper Training

with Roland Cohen

March 17th

An umdze provides structure, guidance, and leadership in meditation sessions and programs. The umdze keeps track of time for sitting and walking meditation ... Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

with Gary Allen

April 5th—April 7th

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 V: Open Sky

with Shastri Janet Solyntjes & Shastri Angelika Behrooz

April 12th—April 14th

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 »

Wisdom in Everyday Life

April 18th—May 16th

This course explores the qualities of a master warrior, whose vastness of mind and kindness fully manifest. This warrior can skillfully benefit the world. Continue »

Shambhala Training II: Birth of the Warrior

with Jeffrey Scott

April 19th—April 21st

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 »

Contentment in Everyday Life

April 23rd—May 21st

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 III: Warrior in the World

May 3rd—May 5th

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 »