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

TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS
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 9:30 AM on Sundays only.

SUNDAYS
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 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Find how to get to our Shambhala Center here.

Introductory

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Doria Cross

January 18th—January 25th

This program provides an opportunity to deepen the experience and understanding of meditation for new students, with special attention on practical suggestions for establishing a sitting practice in the midst of our speedy society. Continue »

Becoming a Buddhist: Taking Refuge in the Three Jewels

with Heather Wenrich

January 31st

This class will discuss the meaning and process of becoming a Buddhist and taking the Refuge Vow. Open to everyone and highly recommended for those wishing to formally take the Refuge Vow with Acharya Moh Hardin on February 20, 2018. Continue »

Public Talk: The Power of Ordinary Kindness

with Acharya Moh Hardin

February 15th

Kindness is an innate quality that lacks selfishness. Engaging in kindness connects us with the reality that other people exist. With kindness, life becomes livable, humanity becomes enjoyable, and work and play can be delightful. Continue »

Shambhala Day 2018

February 16th

Shambhala New Year of the Earth Dog is nearly upon us – a time when we will gather together to enjoy traditions of our warrior culture, receive direction and teachings from the Sakyong and celebrate the beginning of a new year as a global community. This Continue »

The Sadhana of Kindness: Awakening the Moon of Enlightened Society

with Acharya Moh Hardin

February 17th—February 18th

In this pilot weekend program, we will receive and practice together the “Sadhana of Kindness”, a meditation practice text composed by Sakyong Mipham. Continue »