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 »

Shambhala Sadhana ~ Monthly Chanting Practice

March 17th—December 8th

A monthly chanting practice done near the time of the Full Moon. Continue »

Taking the Buddhist Refuge Vow

with Shastri Jason Ruvelson

October 14th—November 25th

An every-other Monday night class before Open House for those curious to learn more about the Buddhist Refuge Vow, and for those individuals intending to take their Refuge Vow in February. 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 »

"The Art of Being Human" ~ First Shambhala Meditation Weekend

with Shastri Rayna Jacobson

November 16th—November 17th

Bring your meditation into a supportive environment with guidance and a longer sitting opportunity. A day-and-a-half meditation experience with teachings from the Shambhala tradition. Q & A and discussion. Make meditation a part of your daily life Continue »