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 10:00 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 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Find how to get to our Shambhala Center here.

Introductory

Ikebana Weekend Intensive

with Doria Cross

April 8th—April 9th

Ikebana is the contemplative practice of flower arrangement in which simplicity is expressed with gentleness and elegance. Continue »

Refuge and Bodhisattva Vows Preparation Class

with Heather Wenrich & Kevin Moore

April 10th

This class will discuss the meaning and process for the Refuge and Bodhisattva Vows. Highly recommended for those wishing to take the Refuge Vow or Bodhisattva Vow with Acharya Moh Hardin in May. Continue »

Free Public Talk with Author Acharya Moh Hardin: The Power of Openness

with Acharya Moh Hardin

April 13th

Closed hearts and minds will rub against each other, cause friction, and burst into conflict. Open minds and hearts bring peace. How can we cultivate the power of openness in this time when people are scared, individuals and nations erect barriers to prot Continue »

Journey from the Head to the Heart: Warriorship in Modern Society

with Acharya Moh Hardin

April 15th

On the first of two classes this weekend, we will explore how we are contributing to creating the meditation culture of the future, a warrior culture based on the principle of basic goodness. Continue »

Journey from the Head to the Heart: Communicating Amidst a Storm of Confusion

with Acharya Moh Hardin

April 16th

On the second of two classes this weekend, we will work with opening forgotten pathways of communication with our self, each other, and our world. Continue »