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

Maitri Bhavana Practice

with Jenny Warwick

February 26th—December 31st

Maitri Bhavana, offered on the last Sunday of the month, is the practice of expanding loving-kindness without limits--cultivating our compassion through taking on the sense of suffering of others. Continue »

Thursday Night Class ~ EXPLORING DOUBT AND CONFIDENCE IN AN ERA OF FAKE EVERYTHING

with Rick Merrill

June 1st—June 29th

How do we understand doubt and confidence as personal and societal concerns? Class meets weekly for five Thursday evenings in June. Continue »

CONFIDENCE BEYOND CONCEPT ~ A Weekend of Mudra Space Awareness

with Greg Heffron, Craig Smith, Vicky Moyle-Assistant

November 25th—November 26th

Mudra Space Awareness is a powerful mind-body meditative discipline transmitted by Chogyam Trungpa and is unique to the Shambhala lineage--rarely taught or practiced. Continue »

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

with Shastri Trinley Busby & Michael Busby

December 27th—January 2nd (2018)

QiGong and Meditation Weekthun! Non-residential city week-long group retreat at the Bellingham Shambhala Center. QiGong Levels 1 and 2. MORE DETAILS TO COME SOON. Continue »