Programs

Monthly Refuge Practice (In Person)

with Victoria Hagens & Jil Amadio

April 28th—June 23rd

Join Jil Amadio and Victoria Hagans, students of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, for monthly group Refuge practice and discussion. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life (In-Person)

with Donald Eckler

April 29th—June 3rd

This five-week course is open to all. No previous experience with meditation is required. Contentment in Everyday Life is the second course offered in the Everyday Life series of courses and is open to everyone, including  those who have completed Meditat Continue »

Public Dharma Talk with the Venerable Ringu Tulku Rinpoche (In-Person & online)

May 27th

Join us for a live Public Dharma Talk, including an opportunity for Question and Answer with Rinpoche. In person and online via Zoom. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - First Saturday of Every Month (In Person)

with Donald Eckler

June 1st

If you are new to meditation, you are invited to join us in a gentle introduction to this profound practice. If you already practice meditation, this is an opportunity to join with others and spend some time strengthening your practice. Continue »

Qigong Levels 1 and 2

with Donna MacKenzie

June 15th—June 16th

When body is relaxed and peaceful, energy will flow. When mind is still, it will embrace qi and strengthen the body. In the Chinese arts of health and longevity, qigong simultaneously cultivates a peaceful body and a peaceful mind. Repeat students 50% off Continue »

2024 Continuing Education for Meditation Instructors: Weekend Three

with Janet Solyntjes & Elaine Yuen

June 22nd—June 23rd

By Invitation only. Open to currently authorized meditation instructors. Topics will include: mental health and the role of the Meditation Instructor, plus the personal journey of a Meditation Instructor framed in terms of the Four Dignities Continue »

Learn to Meditate - First Saturday of Every Month (In Person)

with Donald Eckler

July 6th

If you are new to meditation, you are invited to join us in a gentle introduction to this profound practice. If you already practice meditation, this is an opportunity to join with others and spend some time strengthening your practice. Continue »

Miksang Metropolis Perceived (Online)

with John McQuade

July 7th—August 25th

Many of us live in urban environments. This exploration engages the urban scene as a lived world phenomenal expression. It is a wild mash up of different perceptual modalities and different levels of perception. This course is contemplative, practical, Continue »

Tonglen Meditation for Love and Compassion (In-Person)

with Donald Eckler

July 14th

Join us for this Saturday morning workshop, exploring the profound practice of tonglen to generate loving-kindness and compassion. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - First Saturday of Every Month (In Person)

with Donald Eckler

August 3rd

If you are new to meditation, you are invited to join us in a gentle introduction to this profound practice. If you already practice meditation, this is an opportunity to join with others and spend some time strengthening your practice. Continue »

Awakening Your Five Wisdom Energies

with John McQuade

August 17th—August 18th

The postures of this traditional Vajrayana Buddhist teaching evoke the energies and experience of our innate wisdom, which we will express through various spontaneous simple Dharma art practices. Continue »

Gentleness is the Best Whip - A Two to Five-Day Summer Retreat at the Shambhala Centre

with Donald Eckler

August 24th—August 28th

This two to five day retreat is an in-depth meditation retreat. It is a powerful introduction to and deepening of mindfulness-awareness meditation -- a technique that transforms how we relate to ourselves and everyday life. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - First Saturday of Every Month (In Person)

with Donald Eckler

September 7th

If you are new to meditation, you are invited to join us in a gentle introduction to this profound practice. If you already practice meditation, this is an opportunity to join with others and spend some time strengthening your practice. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - First Saturday of Every Month (In Person)

with Donald Eckler

October 5th

If you are new to meditation, you are invited to join us in a gentle introduction to this profound practice. If you already practice meditation, this is an opportunity to join with others and spend some time strengthening your practice. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - First Saturday of Every Month (In Person)

with Donald Eckler

November 2nd

If you are new to meditation, you are invited to join us in a gentle introduction to this profound practice. If you already practice meditation, this is an opportunity to join with others and spend some time strengthening your practice. Continue »

Learn to Meditate - First Saturday of Every Month (In Person)

with Donald Eckler

December 7th

If you are new to meditation, you are invited to join us in a gentle introduction to this profound practice. If you already practice meditation, this is an opportunity to join with others and spend some time strengthening your practice. Continue »