Open Public Meditation Hours

Our center offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome.

Open Public Sitting Hours

Monday Evenings

First time instruction: 7:00 pm (in smaller Shrine Room-Zijiling )

Meditation: 7-7:45 pm (in Main Shrine Room)

Tea: 7:45-8 pm

Open house talk and/or discussion (if listed): 8-9pm

Tuesday and Thursday Mornings

Meditation: 7-8 am

 Thursday Evenings

Meditation: 6-7 pm

Classes (when offered): 7-9 pm

Friday and Saturday Evenings

Meditation: 7-8 pm

Find how to get to our Shambhala Center:

We’re located directly across from Haggens grocery story on Meridian St., on the 2nd floor.

 

Introductory

Sadhana of Mahamudra ~ Practiced monthly on New Moons ~ Open to All

February 3rd—December 22nd

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is recited regularly–near the evening of the new moon–as a potent means of overcoming obstacles in one's life and practice. Continue »

Deepening in Compassion ~ Part 4 ~ The Skillful Dragon: Lojong & Compassionate Engagement

October 20th—January 19th (2020)

A twice-monthly Shambhala Online Series with live talks by Shambhala Acharyas on Sunday mornings. Continue »

Being "On the Dot" ~ Winter Meditation Intensive - Mini Retreat (Part 1)

with Acharya Susan Chapman

December 14th—December 15th

The first of a two-part winter practice intensive--offered as two weekend programs spanning the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020. IMPORTANT! Registration DEADLINE was Monday, December 9th. Registration is now closed Continue »

Being "On the Dot" ~ Winter Meditation Intensive: A Mini-Retreat for Busy Folks! (Part 2)

with Acharya Susan Chapman

January 11th—January 12th (2020)

The second of a two-part winter practice intensive--offered as two weekend programs spanning the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020. Continue »

"The Birth of the Warrior" ~ Shambhala Weekend 2

with Greg Heffron

January 24th—January 26th (2020)

When we really try to make a connection with the practice of meditation, obstacles arise. How do we work with and through these difficulties--how do we bear them? Continue »