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

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

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge

June 7th—June 14th

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, buddhanature, and the confidence of warriorship. Continue »

Midsummer Day Celebration

June 23rd

Midsummer Day is an opportunity for families and friends in Shambhala to enjoy summer fun together. The day might include picnics, swimming and boating, outdoor sports, and music and dance performances. It begins with a lhasang (a traditional offering of Continue »

Learn to Meditate: Turning the Mind Into an Ally

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge

July 14th

Learn to train and calm the mind through the practice of meditation. Ideal for beginners as well as those who would like to stabilize and deepen their meditation experience. This afternoon workshop is based on Turning the Mind into an Ally, the best-selli Continue »

Exploring Buddhism: The Eightfold Path

with Shastri Linda Mockeridge

July 28th

Details coming soon. Continue »

Learn to Meditate: Turning the Mind Into an Ally

with Philip Castillo

August 11th

Learn to train and calm the mind through the practice of meditation. Ideal for beginners as well as those who would like to stabilize and deepen their meditation experience. This afternoon workshop is based on Turning the Mind into an Ally, the best-selli Continue »