Community

Our community is diverse, capable, and heartfelt. Our members and friends include dedicated senior teachers who have walked the Shambhala Buddhist path for many years, and enthusiastic newcomers who are just discovering our teachings on realizing basic goodness and building enlightened society.

 

Community Events

Maitri Bhavana Practice

February 26th—December 31st

Maitri Bhavana, offered on the last Sunday of the month, is the practice of expanding loving-kindness without limits--cultivating our compassion through taking on the sense of suffering of others. Continue »

Monday Night Open House Talk ~ NOT LEADING, NOR FOLLOWING

with Craig Warren Smith, PhD

August 21st

The notion of neither leading nor following is a guiding principle to experiencing an awake life of compassion--that is non-aggressive, yet confident. Continue »

Summer Sangha Party ~ at Lake Samish!

with Khoree Phoenix

August 26th

Enjoy the last days of summer at an outing and pot-luck on Lake Samish. All are welcome! Continue »

Bellingham Council Visioning Retreat

September 10th

Bellingham Shambhala Center Visioning Retreat for Council Members. At Hidden Mountain Zendo, Hawk Meadow Farm-- NOT AT the Center! Continue »

EMBODIED MEDITATION ~ A Mudra Space Awareness 4-Hour Mini-Intensive

with Craig Warren Smith, PhD

September 16th

A 4-hour training that will provide an overview of physical postures, sensory awareness, movement exercises, and principles that define the practice of Mudra Space Awareness. Continue »

 

Children/Families

Summer Sangha Party ~ at Lake Samish!

with Khoree Phoenix

August 26th

Enjoy the last days of summer at an outing and pot-luck on Lake Samish. All are welcome! Continue »

HARVEST OF PEACE Annual Celebration

with Everybody

September 23rd

Save the date! Stay tuned for details on our annual Harvest of Peace celebration! Continue »

~ SHAMBHALA DAY 2018 ~ Celebrating the First Day of the Year of the Earth Dog

February 16th (2018)

Save the date! Celebrate the first day of the Tibetan New Year (Losar) with the community. Details to follow. Continue »