Programs

COVID-19 - Update on Shambhala Centre Closure

January 1st—June 1st

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—June 1st

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—June 9th

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

Social Meditation - Online Fridays

March 20th—May 28th

A little bit different from our usual meditation sessions, Social Meditation is offered Friday evenings at 7:00pm. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Online Meditation Session - Thursday Mornings

April 2nd—June 3rd

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—June 1st

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 Meditation Session - Friday Evenings

September 18th—June 4th

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 »

Comfortable with Uncertainty - Pema Chödron Reading Circle

November 11th—May 26th

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

Millennial Practice Group - Online

March 1st—June 7th

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

4 follow - up sessions in The Shape of Awake®

with Hope Martin

March 28th—May 9th

Follow-up classes for people who have done the Shape of Awake or Embodied Listening training with Hope Martin. Prerequisites apply. Continue »

Birth of the Warrior, Shambhala Training, Level II: Unlocking our Innate Bravery

with Shastri Jil Amadio & Lee Inkster

April 16th—April 17th

This second Shambhala Training Weekend builds on the foundation of meditation practice and explores how we can begin to work directly with fear to unlock our innate courage. Continue »

Looking and Seeing: Introduction to Contemplative Photography - Online

with John McQuade & Peter Luke

April 18th—May 16th

Join us for these five Sunday afternoons for an online introduction to the practice of contemplative photography. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Leading a Genuine Life

April 24th

Join us on this Saturday afternoon with senior Shambhala teacher Eve Rosenthal to explore what it means to be genuine and lead our life from this ground. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Waking up to the Basic Goodness of Body, Speech, and Mind

with Craig Mollins

April 28th

Join us for this Wednesday evening talk on the Buddhist view of our experience as fundamentally open, clear, and good. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - Online

with Donald Eckler

May 1st

Held on the first Saturday of every month, this online program introduces beginners, and those wanting a refresher, to the practice of meditation. Everyone welcome Continue »

Crisis and Community

May 8th

Please join us for live discussion and viewing of this Shambhala Gathering talk on crisis and community. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Nine Stages of Shamatha

with Marianna Siniakova

May 15th

Join us for this Saturday morning online workshop where we will explore a map of the meditative process as presented in the Nine Stages of Shamatha. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training, Level III - Online

with Shastri Jil Amadio

May 21st—May 22nd

In this program, we begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness to our day to day activities. Prerequisites apply. Continue »

The Four Dharmas of Gampopa

with Stanley Fefferman & Dr. Joe Lukezich

May 29th

Join us for this Saturday morning online workshop on the Four Dharmas of Gampopa -- going beyond our insecurities and confusion towards the discovery of our basic goodness and innate wisdom. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - Online

with Donald Eckler

June 5th

Held on the first Saturday of every month, this online program introduces beginners, and those wanting a refresher, to the practice of meditation. Everyone welcome Continue »

The Power of Genuineness

with Eve Rosenthal

November 13th—November 14th

In this program, we will practice meditation and contemplating reality through the lens of the four thoughts that transform the mind. Everyone welcome. Continue »