Programs

COVID-19 - Update on Shambhala Centre Closure

January 1st—December 31st

To help with public health efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Shambhala Centre will be closed until further notice. Meanwhile, join us for ongoing online programs and events. Continue »

Online Meditation Session - Tuesday Evenings

March 17th—October 6th

Join us for an online guided meditation session offered on these Tuesdays while the Shambhala Centre is closed due to the virus pandemic. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Online Meditation Session - Wednesday Evenings

March 18th—December 30th

Join us for an online guided meditation session offered for three Wednesdays while the Shambhala Centre is closed due to the virus pandemic. All welcome. Continue »

Social Meditation - Online Fridays

March 20th—November 27th

Social Meditation resumes on Friday evenings starting March 20 at 7:00pm. For now we will practice online until the Shambhala Centre re-opens. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Online Meditation Session - Thursday Mornings

April 2nd—November 5th

Join us for an online guided meditation session offered on Thursdays while the Shambhala Centre is closed due to the virus pandemic. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Refuge Recovery - Online

April 7th—October 6th

A Buddhist-inspired path to recovery and a community that uses the practices and principles of meditation, mindfulness, compassion, forgiveness, kindness, and generosity to heal the suffering addiction has caused us as well as our loved ones. Continue »

Online - Comfortable with Uncertainty - Pema Chödron Reading Circle

April 8th—November 4th

Join us online for all or any of these Wednesday evenings at 7:45pm for a reading circle on "Comfortable With Uncertainty," by Pema Chödron. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Online Meditation Session - Friday Evenings

September 18th—November 6th

Join us for an online guided meditation session offered on these Fridays while the Shambhala Centre is closed due to the virus pandemic. Everyone welcome. Continue »

The Magical Practice of Meeting our Lives

with Ellen Mains

September 26th

Join Ellen Korman Mains for a Saturday morning talk and discussion of the Shambhala teachings that inspired her to explore her family’s Holocaust history. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Looking and Seeing: Introduction to Contemplative Photography - Online

with John McQuade

September 28th—October 12th

Join us for these three Monday evenings for an online introduction to the practice of contemplative photography. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - Online

with Donald Eckler

October 3rd

This online program introduces beginners, and those wanting a refresher, to the practice of meditation. Everyone welcome Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life: Sunday Evenings Online

October 4th—November 8th

Join us for this five-week course that teaches mindfulness meditation and shows us how this practice can improve our daily lives in the most practical sense. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Anxiety Easing: Rediscovering Your Source - Online

with Craig Mollins

October 7th

Join us for this online talk and discussion about how meditation can help us ease anxiety. Includes guided meditation. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Online - Community Dialogue: Racial Justice and Buddhism

October 8th—December 10th

Join us online for a participant-shaped exploration of the intersection of race and the cultural expression of buddhadharma in North America. Everyone welcome Continue »

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV - Online

with Emily Bower

October 16th—October 18th

Join us for this online session of Awakened Heart. In this course we learn how to awaken and open our hearts so that we can communicate fully with the world. Prerequisites apply. Continue »

Haiku and Contemplative Mind - Online

with John McQuade

October 16th—November 13th

An introduction to the practice, aesthetics and insights of Contemplative Haiku. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Orderly Chaos: Contemplative Photography, Level III

with John McQuade

October 18th—November 15th

Join us for level III in the series of Nalanda Miksang contemplative photography courses. Prerequisites apply. Continue »

Ancestral Drala and the Primordial Heart

with Ellen Mains

October 31st

Join us for this four-hour, online workshop exploring our relationship to the rich terrain of our ancestral inheritance within the field of nowness. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - Online

with Donald Eckler

November 7th

This online program introduces beginners, and those wanting a refresher, to the practice of meditation. Everyone welcome Continue »

Feel Human Again: Shambhala Training, Level I - Online

with Nicholas Kranz

November 20th—November 21st

Join us as we explore the view that human beings, at the core, are fundamentally awake. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - Online

with Donald Eckler

December 5th

This online program introduces beginners, and those wanting a refresher, to the practice of meditation. Everyone welcome Continue »

Taoist Qigong, Levels 1 & 2

with Beth Latchis

February 20th—February 21st (2021)

Learn how to energetically strengthen both body and mind through Qigong. Open to all. Continue »