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

Sunday 5 April 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 Older. Still.

Aaron Snyder

Sunday 5 April 2015

Dr. Snyder explores how the Four Dignities show us the path of basic healthiness in old age, building on his talk in February on this topic.


Write Now: Contemplative Writing - April 2015

Miriam Hall

Friday 10 April 2015

This course introduces the practice of Contemplative Writing, combining Writing Practice (from Natalie Goldberg) with Shambhala teachings. Early registration discount until April 3. Registration closes April 7.


Mindful Memoir - April 2015

Miriam Hall

Friday 10 April 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 April 3. Registration closes April 7.


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

Acharya Adam Lobel

Wednesday 15 April 2015

A journey of contemplative inquiry focused on the timeless question, "Who am I? Early bird discount until April 8. Registration closes April 12.


Contentment in Everyday Life

Acharya Eve Rosenthal

Wednesday 15 April 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 discount until April 8. Registration closes April 12.


Mindful Eating: Joining Heaven and Earth at the Meal Table

Marcella Friel

Sunday 19 April 2015

Food can be an expression of human dignity and enlightened society, as well as a joyful means of connecting with the earth and our health. FREE and open to all.


Meditation in Everyday Life

Shastri Janet Solyntjes

Friday 1 May 2015

This course provides introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life. Early Bird Discount until April 25. Registration closes April 28.


Aging Series 3: The Swift Passage of Time

Shastri Jeffrey Stevens

Sunday 10 May 2015

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE TO MAY 10 FROM APRIL 5. Establishing a realistic outlook toward the passage of time enables us to harvest vast moments of nowness that bring meaning and vision into our everyday experience.


Joy in Everyday Life

Shastri Holly Gayley

Friday 15 May 2015

As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic goodness, we can begin to discover the confidence and personal energy to go forward on the journey, which leads to a sense of joy. Early Bird discount until May 8. Registration closes May 12.

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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 to launch 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. You can still register for the March session here.


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