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

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

with Sandra Harper

January 11th—February 22nd

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

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

February 15th—February 3rd (2019)

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

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

March 4th

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 »

Qigong ~ Levels 1 and 2

with Michael Busby

March 10th—March 11th

Cultivate strength of body and calmness and clarity of mind through practices that integrate movement, breath, and internal energy. This is a rare opportunity to receive instruction in two unique qigong lineages. Continue »

Monday Night Class ~ Nikaya Buddhism - Part 2: The First Teachings of the Buddha

with Shastri Jason Ruvelson

March 12th—April 9th

The Nikaya Teachings comprise the collection of early teachings of the Buddha in the Pali Canon. These are also referred to as the Hinayana teachings, and are the foundation of all Buddhist lineages. Continue »