Programs and Events

Shrine Protocol Decorum Training Session

with Linda Gould

July 21st

In Shambhala, we establish a supportive container for meditation practice through the use of form and decorum. Following decorum allows us to relax confidently into the forms with gentleness, lightness and precision. Would you like to expand your Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra (UH)

with Linda Gould

July 21st—October 17th

This practice involves chanting a text written by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and relaxing into the atmosphere that doing so creates. Everyone is welcome. Continue »

Which Way is Up? Finding Heart in the Hardest of Times.

with Susan Chapman & Elesa Commerse

August 2nd—August 4th

This weekend workshop introduces the view that certain turning points, or “bardos”, in our lives can be transformative if we know how to embrace fear with an open heart. It introduces Susan Gillis Chapman’s new book, Which Way is Up? Finding Heart in the Continue »

The Buddha's Discourse on Love: A study of the Metta Sutta-On Line

August 24th

Do you want to learn more about the Buddha’s teachings on love and loving kindness? Do you want to study Buddhism and read a “sutra” (ancient text of teachings taught by the Buddha) in community? In this session, we will explore the Buddha’s teachin Continue »

Way of Shambhala Level I

with Mark Hazell

September 7th—September 8th

Through the practice of meditation, we begin to glimpse that goodness—rather than confusion—is the unconditional ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate hum Continue »

Understanding Vajrayana: An Exploration of the Vajrayana Path and Culture: On-Line

September 7th—October 26th

About the Course Join an exploration of the profound path of Vajrayana that is open to all! This course is ideal for those who are longing to learn more about, inquire into, or refresh their connection to, the Vajrayana path. We will trace the map of key Continue »

Great Eastern Sun. [On-Line]

September 21st—September 22nd

Great Eastern Sun builds on the teachings of basic goodness, “cocoon”, fearlessness, inquisitiveness, and openness in the Heart of Warriorship series (Shambhala Training Levels I-V) and introduces how to see the primordial energy and brilliance that is a Continue »

Harvest of Peace

September 21st

Harvest of Peace is celebrated in near the Autumn Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere. Continue »

Ira

September 27th—September 29th

Windhorse: Online

October 26th—October 27th

The self-existing energy that comes from letting go is called Windhorse in the Shambhala teachings. Wind is the energy of basic goodness, strong, exuberant, and brilliant. At the same time, basic goodness can be ridden, or employed in your life, which i Continue »

Being a Bodhisattva: Exploring the Bodhisattva Vow (On-Line)

November 2nd—November 16th

Planting such a seed as the bodhisattva vow undermines ego and leads to a tremendous expansion of perspective. Such heroism, or bigness of mind, fills all of space completely, utterly, absolutely. Within such a vast perspective, nothing is claustrophobic Continue »