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 House

If it’s your first time to visit the center, you are highly encouraged to attend one of our monthly Open Houses, held the first Tuesday of the month, 7-9 PM. You will get a tour of the center, receive initial meditation instruction from one of our senior meditation instructors, and have any of your questions answered. There is no need to bring or wear anything in particular. All are welcome!

Open Public Sitting Hours


7:00 to 8:00 PM

The doors open at 6:30 PM. Meditation instruction for new visitors is offered at 7 PM on Tuesdays and 10:00 AM on Sundays only.

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join us each Sunday for practice and a social gathering.
The doors will open at 8:30 AM for coffee, you may bring a snack to share, if you would like.
Chants will begin at 9 AM and the practice session ends at 12 PM.
Meditation instruction is offered to new visitors from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Find how to get to our Shambhala Center here.


Basic Goodness I: Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human

with Doria Cross

January 19th—February 23rd

This course asks the question “Who am I?” and focuses on the sense of self. It includes teachings on basic goodness, selflessness, the arising of ego and cocoon, buddha nature, and the confidence of warriorship. Continue »

Mamo Chants

February 16th—February 25th

Everyone is cordially invited to participate in the Mamo recitation practice during dön season. Times vary each day for the chants. Please continue to check the website and calendar for updated times. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

February 28th

This sadhana which combines the Kagyü mahamudra tradition of Karma Pakshi with the Nyingma ati tradition of Dorje Trolo is a group practice which is open to everyone. A Vajrayana practitioner will lead the practice. Continue »

Proclaiming Humanity's Goodness: Shambhala Meditation

with Shastri Betsy Pond

March 10th—March 11th

In depth video presentation by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Acharyas Eve Rosenthal and Noel McLellan, facilitated locally by Shastri Betsy Pond. Shambhala Meditation is a practice that brings us home to the simplicity and wisdom of our human experience. Continue »

Community Members Shambhala Sadhana (2X)

March 12th

All members of the Shambhala Community are invited to practice the beautiful and inspiring Shambhala Sadhana. The Sadhana is a way to celebrate and strengthen our understanding of basic goodness and enlightened society. Continue »