Programs

White Tara

May 1st—August 7th

Join us for a guided White Tara practice session, open to everyone at 8:15pm on the first Wednesday evening of every month. Continue »

Is Buddhism a Religion?

July 24th

Join us on this Wednesday evening for a discussion and presentation on the question Is Buddhism a Religion? with Donald Eckler. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Five Wisdoms: Heart Space Awareness

with John McQuade

July 27th—July 28th

Join us for this weekend program introducing Five Wisdoms -- a unique program designed by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Everyone welcome Continue »

Learn to Meditate

August 3rd

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

Summer Shambhala Meditation Retreat

with Tom Bell & Victoria Hagens

August 12th—August 18th

Join us for this week-long, city retreat focusing on the stages of Shambhala Meditation and the Buddhist view of how to meditate. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Looking and Seeing: An Introduction to Contemplative Photography

with John McQuade

September 7th—September 8th

Join us for this weekend workshop introducing the practice of contemplative photography. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

September 7th

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

Sacred Path: Great Eastern Sun

with Shastri Jil Amadio

September 14th—September 15th

The Great Eastern Sun is the first of five weekends in the Sacred Path series. This weekend program teaches how to see the Great Eastern Sun, the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists. Prerequisites apply. Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life: Tuesday Mornings

September 17th—October 15th

Fourth in the series of Way of Shambhala weekly courses, this course runs for five consecutive Tuesday mornings. Prerequisites apply. Continue »

NEW DATE!!! Sexualized Violence and Consent Workshop for Shambhala Centre Teachers and Volunteers

September 21st

A half-day workshop for Shambhala Centre teachers and volunteers offered by the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape. Continue »

Taoist Qigong, Levels 1 & 2

with Sophie Leger

September 28th—September 29th

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

Learn to Meditate

October 5th

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

Comfortable with Uncertainty - Pema Chödron Reading Circle

October 9th—November 13th

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 »

Feel Human Again: Shambhala Training, Level I

October 19th

Join us for this one-day meditation retreat exploring our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Wisdom in Everyday Life: Tuesday Mornings

November 5th—December 3rd

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 »

Celebrating the Vajrayana

with Acharya Christie Cashman

November 8th—November 11th

Throughout this four-day retreat, we will explore how wrathful, peaceful, and effortless vajrayana methods “touch the fruition,” and thus remind us of our inherent wisdom. Prerequisites apply. Continue »

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

November 23rd—November 24th

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 »

Taoist Qigong, Level 5

with Sophie Leger

November 30th—December 1st

Graduates of Qigong Level 4 are invited to Qigong Level 5. Continue »