Way of Shambhala

Way of Shambhala - Wisdom in Everyday Life

with Layth Matthews & Susan McConnell

September 6th—October 4th

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. Participants will receive practical instructions for discovering trust and magic, even in the midst of challenge. Prerequisite: Fearlessness in Everyday Life. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Meditation in Everyday Life

with Hamish Tucker & Susana Mendes Duarte

September 13th—October 11th

This course is designed to provide participants with the introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in daily life. Mindfulness meditation practice can bring greater stability, strength, and clarity. Open to all. Continue »

Vehicles to Awakenment: The Shambhala Buddhist Lineage

with Shastri Rebecca Hazell & Shastri Mark Hazell

October 5th—October 7th

Join Shastri Rebecca Hazell and Shastri Mark Hazell for an enlightening exploration of the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. Open to all. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level II

with Susan McConnell & Tineke Saul

October 26th—October 28th

Meditation allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level I. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Contentment in Everyday Life

with Dede Gaston & Anne Bruce

November 1st—November 29th

This course provides an exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist teachings, and meditation in action for daily life. Open to all. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Joy in Everyday Life

with Susan McConnell

January 10th—February 7th (2019)

As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic goodness, we can begin to discover the confidence and personal energy to go forward on the journey. Open to all. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level III

January 18th—January 20th (2019)

Examining our habitual tendencies, we begin to look at our willingness to experience life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness. Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level II. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level I

with Silas Rosenblatt & Shastri Mark Hazell

February 16th—February 17th (2019)

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Open to all. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Fearlessness in Everyday Life

February 28th—March 28th (2019)

Learning to work with our anxiety, we are not blocked by fear. Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings on mind and the nature of reality, we learn to see clearly. Prerequisite: Joy in Everyday Life. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level IV

with Shastri Rebecca Hazell & Jordie Allen-Newman

March 15th—March 17th (2019)

Trusting further in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level III. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level II

with Joel Kroeker & Susan McConnell

April 12th—April 14th (2019)

Meditation allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level I. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Wisdom in Everyday Life

with Shastri Rebecca Hazell & Shastri Mark Hazell

April 18th—May 16th (2019)

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. Participants will receive practical instructions for discovering trust and magic, even in the midst of challenge. Prerequisite: Fearlessness in Everyday Life. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level V

with Shastri Mark Hazell & Susan McConnell

May 17th—May 19th (2019)

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind. We learn to trust our nature enough to let go into the present moment. Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level IV. Continue »