All Programs

Pema Chodron Study Group

January 2nd—December 4th

"When you open yourself to the continually changing, impermanent, dynamic nature of your own being and of reality, you increase your capacity to love and care about other people and your capacity to not be afraid. You're able to keep your eyes open, your Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

January 20th—December 15th

This powerful practice, written by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche early in his career in the West, contains many dharma teachings and much vivid imagery. It is open to all. Join us on third Sundays at 10 AM. Continue »

True Perception Dharma Study Group

January 20th—December 15th

A study group for the teachings of True Perception by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Drop-ins welcome Continue »

A Year of Deepening in Compassion

April 7th—October 6th

The path of the Bodhisattva Warrior begins with developing affection for ourselves and expands this to others, dissolving the barriers that divide us. To support this practice, the Shambhala Acharyas have offered to lead the community in a year-long serie Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice

June 23rd—December 22nd

Open to all, including children. The Shambhala Sadhana is a meditation on one's basic goodness and the basic goodness of others and society. Once each month, we gather as a community to contemplate these themes together. Continue »

The Path is the Goal: A Book Study on Chogyam Trungpa's teachings on the Path of Meditation

with Jesse Miller

July 16th—August 27th

Please join us for a mutual exploration of the view and practice of the path of meditation. All are welcome. Continue »

The Vajrayana Path in Shambhala: A Community Practice Day Open to All

with Shastri Sandra Ladley

July 27th

This day-long program is for Shambhala community members both new and experienced and will include guided meditation periods and talks and discussion focused on the Vajrayana Buddhist teachings. Continue »

Gesar of Ling: A Bardic Tale from the Snow Land of Tibet

with Dr. David Shapiro

August 2nd

Join David Shapiro, for an evening book discussion as he shares the Epic tale of King Gesar of Ling’s birth, his rather rambunctious and troublesome early years, and his eventual ascendancy to become a heroic legend and leader of Tibet. It is filled with Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend II: Birth of the Warrior

with Michael Ratener & Kathryn Rile

September 7th—September 8th

Having experienced a taste of basic goodness in the first weekend program, we want to go forward. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. Continue »

Friday Evening Talk Only—Reclaiming Women's Stories in Buddhism

with Acharya Holly Gayley

September 13th

Explore the lives of women meditation practitioners from different times and places in Buddhist history. Their stories of resilience and accomplishment can give us insight into how to use challenge, disappointment, and loss as fuel along the path of liber Continue »

Reclaiming Women's Stories in Buddhism

with Acharya Holly Gayley

September 13th—September 14th

Buddhist stories of women have seeped into the shadows of history. Returning these stories into the light enriches our understanding of dharma. And, these stories are vital for people of all genders to help restore a balance that we can incorporate into o Continue »

Vajrayana Circle

with Acharya Holly Gayley

September 15th

Vajrayana practitioners will gather to deepen our exploration of the themes from this weekend through stories of women in terma lineages in eastern Tibet. Continue »

The Five Wisdoms Energies - A Yogic Practice

with Irini Rockwell

September 21st—September 22nd

Please join us for a day of discovering the Five Wisdoms within ourselves, each other and in our lives together. Continue »

Varjayana Retreat

with Acharya Christie Cashman

October 5th—October 9th

This is a restricted program—those who have been to a Sacred World Assembly, Rigden Abhisheka, or Scorpion Seal Assemblies are welcome to attend. Continue »