Welcome to Shambhala Online


Social Entrepreneurs: Get Paid to Change the World

Shastri Gayle Van Gils

Sunday 1 February 2015

This five-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 DISCOUNT EXTENDED TO JANUARY 25.


Meditation in Everyday Life

Shastri Janet Solyntjes

Sunday 1 February 2015

This course provides introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life. EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT UNTIL JANUARY 25. REGISTRATION CLOSES JANUARY 29.


Write Now: Contemplative Writing

Miriam Hall

Sunday 1 February 2015

This course introduces the practice of Contemplative Writing, combining Writing Practice (from Natalie Goldberg) with Shambhala teachings. EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT UNTIL JANUARY 25. REGISTRATION CLOSES JANUARY 30.


Mindful Memoir

Miriam Hall

Sunday 1 February 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 UNTIL JANUARY 25. REGISTRATION CLOSES JANUARY 30.


Aging Series 3: Aging with Dignity and Confidence (all 3 talks)

Sunday 8 February 2015

The three talks in this series explore the challenges of reconnecting with our inherent dignity and confidence throughout the aging process. Presented by the Shambhala International Working Group on Aging.


Aging Series 3: As the Warrior of Shambhala Grows Old

Aaron Snyder

Sunday 8 February 2015

Our view, intention and the Four Dignities show us the path of basic healthiness in old age.


Dön Season: On Kasungship & Protection

Acharya Mitchell Levy

Saturday 14 February 2015

The purpose of this talk is to share with the community the idea of protector practice. This is an offering to our community and it is particularly poignant during this season. This is a FREE talk, however, registration is required.


Aging Series 3: Dementia in Everyday Life

Ann Cason

Sunday 8 March 2015

Ann Cason offers a meditator's perspective on finding dignity in a disease that strikes many people living longer lives, impacting their loved ones and society at large.


Basic Goodness 3: What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality

Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

Sunday 15 March 2015

Emphasizing core Buddhist teachings and the natural world, this course helps reveal the magic and wonder of the world. EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT UNTIL MARCH 8. REGISTRATION CLOSES MARCH 12.


Basic Goodness 2 - How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society

Acharya Arawana Hayashi

Sunday 15 March 2015

This six-session recorded course explores our relationships with others, an aspiration to help our world, and specific aspects of social transformation. Early Bird discount until March 8. Registration closes March 12.


Shambhala Sadhana Program with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

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The Sakyong led a Shambhala Sadhana weekend intensive from the Halifax Shambhala Centre, December 5 – 7. Recordings from the entire weekend retreat are available through Shambhala Day, February 19. This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with the Sakyong, and to hear his teaching on this profound practice, including the new passage on society. “It was an unbelievable gift,” as one participant commented. For more information, click here.

Aging with Dignity and Confidence

Now in its third year, the online Aging Series begins again on February 8 with Dr. Aaron Snyder speaking on “As the Warrior of Shambhala Grows Old.” The Shambhala Working Group on Aging sponsors online education programs that focus on growing older, “enlightened retirement,” death, dying and other topics relevant to elders. Learn more here.

Free Talks on Dharma, Health & Well-Being

In our free super Sunday lifestyle series,
Recently we collaborated with the Shambhala Center in Mexico City to stream bilingual dharma talks by amazing teachers, in English with Spanish translation. Both wonderful recordings are available for your enjoyment.

Way of Shambhala meditation courses offer a complete training in authentic meditation practices and teachings, open to all interested students. The Shambhala Path emphasizes the development of genuineness, confidence, good humor, and personal human dignity.


SMRframeVisit Our Open House to see short videos by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and senior teachers in the Shambhala tradition. Short clips from Way of Shambhala Courses provide a glimpse of the rich content taught by Acharyas Adam Lobel, Eve Rosenthal, John Rockwell, Arawana Hayashi, Gaylon Ferguson and more.


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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. Join online programs from your local centre or from your home. You”ll find programs for every practice level. For a full list of upcoming events, click the Calendar tab above. Please visit our Program Library for programs you may have missed..

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