Programs

Comfortable with Uncertainty - Pema Chödron Reading Circle

January 8th—February 19th

Join us on all or any of these Wednesday evenings at 8:15pm for a reading circle on "Comfortable With Uncertainty," by Pema Chödron. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Sexual Harm, Trauma, and the Healing Journey

January 9th—January 30th

Join us on these Thursday evenings to watch and discuss a series of video recordings of a dialogue on the topic of sexual harm, trauma, and the healing journey. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life: Sunday Evenings

January 12th—February 9th

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 »

Millennial Practice Group

January 13th—December 28th

Come and join a group of millennial practitioners committed to incorporating the path of meditation into the challenges of daily life. Continue »

Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human: Tuesday Mornings

with Shastri Jil Amadio

January 14th—February 18th

A new year - and a new relationship with ourselves. Join us as we examine the central question that ancient and modern, contemplative traditions have asked through the ages, “Who am I?” Continue »

Feel Human Again: Shambhala Training, Level I

with Shastri Jil Amadio

January 26th

A New Year - A New Perspective, Feel Human Again! Join us as we explore the view that human beings, at the core, are fundamentally awake. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

February 1st

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

Contemplative Photography Open House

February 5th—June 3rd

The Nalanda Miksang Society for contemplative photography meets on the first Wednesday of every month. Everyone welcome. Continue »

The Way of the Bodhisattva Workshops - When Emotions Become the Enemy: The Five Afflictive Emotions

with Shastri Jil Amadio

February 8th

Join us for this - the first in a series of monthly Way of the Bodhisattva Workshops. In this first workshop we will explore how using the energy of emotions can free of us of destructive habitual patters and wake us up further. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Shambhala Day - Year of the Iron Mouse

February 24th

Join us for Shambhala Day - a day that marks the beginning of the new year, and is the most important holiday of the Shambhala community. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Community Accountability Workshop

February 29th

In this workshop, participants build their knowledge and practices regarding community accountability in response to sexual misconduct, while honouring the way the dharma shapes our responses. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

March 7th

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

How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society

with Shastri Jil Amadio

March 8th—March 15th

In this course we explore our relationships with others, an aspiration to help our world, and specific aspects of social transformation. Open to all. Continue »

Birth of the Warrior: Shambhala Training, Level II - Weekend Retreat

March 21st—March 22nd

In this weekend program, we look at how to recognize the habitual patterns that prevent us opening to the experience of basic goodness. Prerequisite: Level I Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life

March 23rd—April 20th

This five-week, Monday evening course is the third in the Way of Shambhala series. It introduces practical methods to develop ongoing kindness toward ourselves and others. Prerequisites apply. Continue »

Taoist Qigong, Levels 1 & 2

with Beth Latchis

March 28th—March 29th

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

Wisdom in Everyday Life: Tuesday Mornings

March 31st—April 28th

The final course in the Way of Shambhala series. This Tuesday morning course looks at the qualities of a master warrior whose vastness of mind and skills in enriching the world are fully manifested. Prerequisites apply Continue »

Learn to Meditate

April 4th

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

Engaged Compassion: Living as a Bodhisattva-Warrior

with Acharya Eve Rosenthal

April 25th—April 26th

In this weekend program, led by Acharya Eve Rosenthal, we will engage Shambhala Buddhist methods and teachings to gently increase our capacity for compassion. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

May 2nd

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

Contentment in Everyday Life: Sunday Evenings

May 24th—June 21st

In this five-week, Sunday evening course, we deepen our meditation experience through the cultivation of contentment and simplicity. Open to all. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

June 6th

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

Taoist Qigong, Level 3

with Sophie Leger

June 27th—June 28th

Taoist qigong is a spiritual discipline that cultivates body and mind simultaneously. Prerequisite: Qigong Levels 1 & 2. Continue »

Taoist Qigong, Levels 1 & 2

with Michael Busby

September 12th—September 13th

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

Taoist Qigong, Level 4

with Sophie Leger

November 28th—November 29th

Taoist qigong is a spiritual discipline that cultivates body and mind simultaneously. Prerequisite: Level 3 Continue »