Shambhala Training Level II - Birth of the Warrior (REVISED DATES)

with Patricia Kelly

January 11th—January 12th

Date details +
    Price.:
  • $160 Regular Price
  • $195 Patron Price
  • Or pay what you can afford (enter your amount)
Room: Main Shrine Room
Program Registration is Closed.

Please note the date change to Saturday and Sunday (no Friday evening).

Level II builds on the foundation of the meditation practice that was introduced in Level I and explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world we live in.

By opening to our own genuineness and tenderness, we learn how to work with fear to cultivate the willingness to see our deep-seated habits and defenses. This weekend program intensifies the discipline of meditation practice, which enables us to begin seeing through obscurations of habitual patterns that we have created over time.

The program includes thorough meditation instruction, periods of meditation practice, one-on-one meetings to clarify questions, talks by senior teachers, group discussions and a concluding reception.

Shambhala weekends are structured to offer participants teachings and an in-depth meditation retreat. Attendance is required for each session of the program.

Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level I - The Art of Being Human
Recommended: Meditation in Everyday Life (MIEL)


Patricia Kelly was introduced to meditation in 1986 by an Episcopal priest, who was also a zen practitioner. This, along with reading Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, influenced her to attend Naropa University, where she received her masters in Contemplative Psychotherapy. In 1995, she met Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and became his student within the Shambhala tradition.  She lives in Louisville, Colorado where she has a private psychotherapy practice specializing in treating trauma.


Our Generosity Policy: We have a generosity policy to make our offerings available to all who wish to participate. If the program price is an obstacle for you, please consider what works for you, and offer as much of the program fee as you can. To arrange for this, please contact us in advance of this Program at: [email protected]

Students may also repeat this program for a 50% discount off the Regular Price (select pay what you can and enter amount). Please note you are repeating in your registration comments.

For those who can offer more than the program price, we have a “Patron Price.” Your generosity in offering the patron price helps cover the costs for others who are not able to pay the full price.