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

RELAXED BODY, OPEN MIND ~ QiGong and Meditation Retreat (Weekthün)

with Shastri Trinley Busby & Michael Busby

December 26th—January 2nd (2018)

QiGong and Meditation Weekthün! Week-long city non-residential city group retreat at the Bellingham Shambhala Center. Continue »

The Lost Art of Good Conversation ~ Community Conversations ~ Connecting with the Sakyong's New Book

with Sandra Harper

January 11th—February 22nd (2018)

Join us for weekly Shrine-side conversations as we explore the Sakyong's new book and learn the "Art" of "Good Conversation" together! 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 »

~ MILAREPA DAY ~ Vajra Songs of the Kagyu Gurus ~ All-day Chanting Practice

March 4th (2018)

From humble beginnings in Tibet, Milarepa set out to purify his bad karma. This full day of practice includes reading these songs of realization of the Kagyu lineage teachers. In chanting them, we attune our minds to theirs, invoking the inspiration of th Continue »

"The Art of Being Human" ~ Shambhala Training Weekend ~ Level 1

with Rebecca Hazell & Shastri Mark Hazell

April 7th—April 8th (2018)

An introduction to meditation practice and the view of Shambhala Buddhism. Continue »

 

Children/Families

The Lost Art of Good Conversation ~ Community Conversations ~ Connecting with the Sakyong's New Book

with Sandra Harper

January 11th—February 22nd (2018)

Join us for weekly Shrine-side conversations as we explore the Sakyong's new book and learn the "Art" of "Good Conversation" together! 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 »