The Way of Shambhala Programs

Shambhala offers an extensive structured path of training in authentic meditation practices and teachings for people who are interested in pursuing such a path. The name of this path is The Way of Shambhala. If you would like a simple introduction, you may choose to sample a workshop, a course or a weekend—or several, at any time.  For more information, see the overview page.

Way of Shambhala

Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training Level III

with Barbara Hirschfeld

June 23rd—June 24th

Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we are willing to experience our life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness to our activities. Continue »

Joy In Everyday Life

with Susan Gluck & Kathryn Rile

July 11th—August 4th

As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic goodness, we can begin to discover the confidence and personal energy to go forward on the journey. Continue »

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV

October 6th—October 7th

With trust in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

October 24th—November 17th

As the path continues, we learn to work with anxiety, so that we are not blocked by fear. Through an exploration of the traditional Buddhist teachings of mind and the nature of reality, we learn to see clearly. We dare to face life and death as they are. Continue »

Open Sky: Shambhala Training Level V

with Shastri Sandra Ladley

December 1st—December 2nd

We are living in confusing and anxious times. By communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, we can sharpen our awareness and find the open, clear sky of mind. Continue »