Programs for Pacific Northwest USA Region

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

COVID-19 - Update on Shambhala Centre Closure

February 14th—April 30th

To help with public health efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Shambhala Centre will be closed for at least three weeks, starting April 30th. Continue »

Vancouver Shambhala Meditation Centre

Covid Dharma-Compassionate Action in Times of Uncertainty

with Shastri Russell Rodgers & Cameron Wenaus

March 25th—April 15th

Free online course hosted by the Nelson Shambhala Centre. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

White Tara Online Live Practice Session w Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

March 29th—April 5th

Join us for Shambhala Online White Tara Practice Session with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown, Sunday, 10-11:30am Continue »

Seattle Shambhala Center

Contentment in Everyday Life: AN ONLINE OFFERING

with Janet Bass & Katie Derthick

March 30th—April 27th

This course is part of the "Everyday Life" series of the Way of Shambhala path of training. The course includes guided meditation, talks, and open discussion of the challenges that meditators face in their practice. Continue »

Bellingham Shambhala Meditation Center

Virtual Monday Night Open House ONLINE ~ Beginning March 30th

March 30th—May 25th

Join us ONLINE from your home for sitting practice while we navigate new territory in staying connected through elctronic technology! Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Wednesday Open House Online

April 1st—April 29th

Join us online Wednesday evenings for open meditation, meditation instruction and a dharma talk. All are welcome, Continue »

Edmonton Shambhala Centre

Newcomer Night -Introduction to Meditation

April 1st - Date postponed or cancelled

Note: this program has been cancelled due to closure of centre for COVID-19. Meditation instruction and introduction to Shambhala for newcomers Continue »

Open Sky Eugene Shambhala Meditation Group

Meditate With Us Live Online for Free - Hawai'i Community

April 2nd—April 23rd

At these weekly gatherings, Kit offers a brief talk on the background of shamatha-vipashana meditation, meditation instruction, a guided meditation session, and Q&A. Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Circle Of Care OnLine

April 3rd—May 1st

To help members connect and support each other, the Circle of Care group will host online gatherings for people to connect through Zoom on Fridays at 4:00pm – 5:00pm from April 3 through May 1st. Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Sunday Morning Sitting Online

April 5th—April 19th

Join us for meditation and Maitri practice in an online format. Open to everyone, Just click on the link below to join the online meeting from your device. Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Sexual Harm, Trauma, and the Healing Journey

with Susan McConnell, Acharya Noel McLellan, Basia Solarz

April 5th—April 26th - Date postponed or cancelled

In this Shambhala Online program, we will watch a presentation with Robert Wright, Basia Solarz and Acharya Noel McLellan, Robert Wright guides us into an understanding of the depth and pervasiveness of sexual abuse in modern society, the nature and stage Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Aging in Enlightened Society - The Five Ininitiations ONLINE

April 6th—June 1st

The Portland Aging group, Aging in Enlightened Society, is a social group for those who are experiencing aging – whether it be turning 40 or 70. The group has decided to read and discuss “The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can teach Us About Liv Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Online Guide Training Study Group

with Shastri Rebecca Hazell

April 9th—June 18th

Online study group for Shambhala Guides prerequisites appyl Continue »

Vancouver Shambhala Meditation Centre

Scorpion Seal Online Retreat

April 13th—April 17th

Scorpion Seal online practice retreat, restricted to hose who have attended the Scorpion Seal 1 residential program Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Bodhisattva Study Group ONLINE

April 13th—April 27th

The Bodhisattva Study Group is open to all students of the dharma who are interested in deepening their understanding of the Bodhisattva path. Texts we're studying include Shantideva's "The Way of the Bodhisattva." Continue »

Vancouver Shambhala Meditation Centre

The Relaxed Mind - 7 Week Online Course

with Ron Hilburn

April 16th—May 28th

This online course, based on the book "The Relaxed Mind" by Dza Kilung Rinpoche, introduces seven methods designed to strengthen and deepen one's practice of sitting meditation. Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Way of Shambhala - Level 2 Birth of the Warrior

April 17th—April 19th - Date postponed or cancelled

Meditation allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level I. Continue »

Edmonton Shambhala Centre

One Day Meditation Retreat: Creating a Culture of Kindness

with Acharya Dan Hessey

April 18th - Date postponed or cancelled

We invite you to join us for this one-day meditation retreat focusing on the Mahayana teachings of Buddhism. For new as well as seasoned meditators. Continue »

Edmonton Shambhala Centre

The Path of Recovery Retreat

with Acharya Dan Hessey

April 19th - Date postponed or cancelled

Learning to Face Challenges by Cultivating a Mindful Life Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Governance Council Meeting ONLINE

April 21st

The Portland Shambhala Governing Council holds open meetings to discuss the business of the center. Anyone is welcome to attend. If you wish to address the council with a question or issue, please let the council secretary in advance for planning purposes Continue »

Vancouver Shambhala Meditation Centre

The First Noble Truth: Meeting Suffering with Maitri Course

with Acharya Susan Chapman & Acharya Fleet Maull

April 28th—June 2nd

These Hinayana teachings provide an in-depth exploration of the foundational Buddhist teachings through the lens of the Shambhala terma. Continue »

Bellingham Shambhala Meditation Center

The Center is Closed

April 30th

The Bellingham Shambhala Center is closed to ALL EVENTS until further notice. By taking this step, the Bellingham Shambhala sangha is acting in accordance with county and state recommendations to support the containment of coronavirus in our community. Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level III

May 22nd—May 24th

Examining our habitual tendencies, we begin to look at our willingness to experience life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness. Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level II. Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level IV

June 26th—June 28th

Trusting further in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level III. Continue »