Level I Nalanda Miksang - August 2015

Miriam Hall

Monday 31 August 2015

The course includes six live sessions. Early Bird discount is $150 until August 10.


Shambhala P&E Conference: Live from Boulder

Friday 11 September 2015

Teachers, MIs, Guides and P&E coordinators are invited to this P&E Conference: Catching Up with Our Students. Speakers will review the recent changes to instruction and the Shambhala path. Featuring Acharya Dale Asrael, Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown, and t


Mindful Eating: Joining Heaven and Earth at the Meal Table - September 2015

Marcella Friel

Tuesday 15 September 2015

If you think of mindful eating as chewing on a single raisin for hours on end, think again. Food can be an expression of human dignity and enlightened society. Early Bird registration discount of $99 until September 1.


Social Entrepreneurs: Get Paid to Change the World - September 2015

Shastri Gayle Van Gils

Tuesday 15 September 2015

This ten-week course will give participants the opportunity to explore their vision for making the world a better place, identify steps for getting there, and create a plan to make it happen. Early Bird registration discount of $97 until September 1.


Write Now: Contemplative Writing - September 2015

Miriam Hall

Tuesday 15 September 2015

This course introduces the practice of Contemplative Writing, combining Writing Practice (from Natalie Goldberg) with Shambhala teachings. Early Bird registration discount is $150 until September 3.


Mindful Memoir - September 2015

Miriam Hall

Tuesday 15 September 2015

Writing memoir is often criticized as being a self-absorbed act. This class will explore how to use the process of writing memoir to actually pierce the ego. Early registration discount of $150 until September 1.


The Core of Society: Relationships as Path - October 2015

Shastri Nicholas Kranz

Thursday 1 October 2015

How does the path of meditation apply to relationships? Explore the possibilities for personal growth that lie at the heart of our closest relationships in this 6-week course with Shastri Nick Kranz.


The Five Keys to Mindful Communication - Fall 2015

Acharya Susan Chapman

Thursday 1 October 2015

Learn how to use deep listening and mindful speech to strengthen relationships, heal conflicts, and accomplish your goals. Early Bird registration discount of $99 until September 15.


Contentment in Everyday Life - October 2015

Acharya Eve Rosenthal

Thursday 15 October 2015

Contentment can be hard to find. With meditation and contemplation practice, we can relax with ourselves as we are and appreciate simple human experience. Early Bird registration discount of $99 until October 1.


Basic Goodness 1: Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human - October 2015

Acharya Adam Lobel

Thursday 15 October 2015

A journey of contemplative inquiry focused on the timeless question, "Who am I? Early Bird registration discount is $99 until October 1.

Shambhala Sadhana:  Full Moon Practice August 30

full moon yellowJoin us on Sunday, August 30, 6:30pm EDT for the first ever, sangha-wide, full-moon online Shambhala Sadhana practice. Acharya Dan Hessey will offer an overview before guiding this practice from the Boulder Shambhala Center. Gather with friends or come solo if you are not near fellow practitioners. Even under a full moon, the sun of basic goodness shines peacefully. Suggested donation of $10-$15 is appreciated. Click here for more.

Can Home Cooking Restore Enlightened Society?

Marcella FrielIn the latest Shambhala Times, natural foods chef and Shambhala Online teacher, Marcella Friel, weighs in on the joys and deep sustenance to be found in good old home cooking. Marcella is a food and body image coach whose experience includes cooking for Gampo Abbey and the Rocky Mountain Dharma Center — now known as Shambhala Mountain Center. Her online class, “Mindful Eating: Joining Heaven and Earth at the Meal Table,” begins September 15. Register here.  Read her Shambhala Times article here.


20th Anniversary of Sakyong’s Enthronement


The global Shambhala community marked the enthronement anniversary of Kongma Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on July 5 at the Boulder Shambhala Center. The celebration included an address by the Sakyong, remarks by Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown and a mandala offering by members of the Sakyong’s family. See the recording here.

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Online Classes and Interactive Programming

Shambhala Online offers live, interactive talks and teachings with senior teachers from across the worldwide Shambhala community and beyond. Join online programs from your local meditation centre or from your home. You’ll find programs for every level of interest. For a full list of upcoming events, click the Programs tab above. And be sure to visit our Program Library for programs you may have missed.

Featured Course: What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality

Our newest course is The Basic Goodness of Reality:  What is Real? Rather than a philosophical exercise, this course offers a framework for exploring one’s heart connection with the elements of nature and community. Here’s a short invitation to the course by Ashe Acharya John Rockwell. Register here.


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