Way of Shambhala

Joy in Everyday Life

with Shastri Denise Wuensch & Shastri Dhi Good

January 22nd—February 19th

This course expands the meditation experience by cultivating the noble heart of the mahayana teachings, opening the path to the virtue and celebration of compassion. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Martha Hildreth

March 8th—March 10th

Allowing our heart and intuition to open, we can communicate directly with the world. Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

March 12th—April 9th

As the path continues, we learn to work with anxiety, so that we are not blocked by fear. Learning to see clearly brings confidence that goes beyond hope and fear. Continue »

Ashe Society

March 30th

Restricted to graduates of Warrior Assembly, we will revisit and enjoy precious transmissions for cultivating enlightened society. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Dhi Good

April 5th—April 7th

This program includes basic meditation instruction, conversation with experienced teachers, and the opportunity to meet new friends. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky

April 12th—April 14th

In Open Sky one begins to sharpen one's awareness. In this culmination of the Shambhala Training weekends, one finds the open clear sky of mind, which is a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Continue »

Wisdom in Everyday Life

April 30th—May 28th

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. Students will receive practical instructions for transforming confused emotions and situations into effective actions as they arise. Continue »

Rigden Weekend: Unconditional Confidence

May 10th—May 12th

This program is the culmination of the first series of the Way of Shambhala. With the great problems now facing human society, the Rigden weekend emphasizes connecting with one's innate goodness to manifest genuine confidence and bravery when engaging in Continue »

Sacred Path: Great Eastern Sun & Windhorse

May 24th—May 27th

This weekend program teaches how to see the Great Eastern Sun, the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists. This level of training cultivates one's dignity and natural gifts, and widen one's sphere of compassion. Continue »

Sacred Path: Drala

with Acharya Melissa Moore

June 14th—June 16th

Through exploring the depth of perception, one engages the elemental and magical strength inherent in the world. The principle of drala refers to the sacred energy and power that exists when we step beyond aggression. Continue »

Sacred Path Study: Reflections of the Cosmic Mirror

July 2nd—June 25th

For advanced Shambhala practitioners and warriors currently attending Sacred Path, this is a study group for the precious texts received. We will engage collectively with group conversations, meditation practice and study of the Shambhala terma. Continue »

Shambhala Guide Training

July 3rd—July 7th

Shambhala Guide Training is a thorough training for students, with a strong meditation practice, who feel ready to begin to help others on their meditative journeys. The training prepares participants to skillfully host newcomers in our centers by underst Continue »

Sacred Path: Meek & Perky

July 19th—July 21st

The four dignities are introduced as a path and a process, which describe a warrior's maturing and widening sphere of benevolent engagement in the world. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

August 2nd—August 4th

This program includes basic meditation instruction, conversation with experienced teachers, and the opportunity to meet new friends. Continue »

Sacred Path: Outrageous & Inscrutable

August 9th—August 11th

The four dignities are introduced as a path and a process, which describe a warrior's maturing and widening sphere of benevolent engagement in the world. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

August 13th—September 10th

This course presents introductory teachings and tools for working with meditation in everyday life. Open to all. Continue »

Sacred Path: Golden Key

August 30th—September 2nd

The final program in the Sacred Path series. This three-day weekend retreat is based on a Shambhala text that works with our relationship to the phenomenal world and our sense perceptions. Continue »

Ashe Society

September 7th

Restricted to graduates of Warrior Assembly, we will revisit and enjoy precious transmissions for cultivating enlightened society. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

September 27th—September 29th

This weekend builds on the foundation of the meditation practice introduced in Shambhala Training Level I by exploring how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

October 8th—November 5th

Contentment, simplicity, and mindfulness are connected with the hinayana teachings of the Buddhist path. Through the gentle precision of meditation practice, we learn to appreciate ourselves and our day-to-day life. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

December 6th—December 7th

This program includes basic meditation instruction, conversation with experienced teachers, and the opportunity to meet new friends. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life

January 8th—February 5th (2020)

This course expands the meditation experience by cultivating the noble heart of the mahayana teachings, opening the path to the virtue and celebration of compassion. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World

January 17th—January 19th (2020)

By cultivating mindfulness and awareness through meditation, the warrior in training leaves the stuffiness of the cocoon to explore the world with true perception. This can be the beginning of a life-long love affair with the phenomenal world. Continue »