Ongoing Offerings

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

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

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 »

~ Pacifying the Turmoil of the MAMOS ~ 10-Evenings Chanting Practice

February 5th—February 14th (2018)

A traditional Tibetan Buddhist chanting practice done in the ten-day period before the beginning of the Tibetan Lunar New Year. 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 »