Welcome to Shambhala Online


Be A Visionary Changemaker

Shastri Gayle Van Gils

Sunday 11 January 2015

Explore the path of creating ethical, inspired work in accord with your personal values. Shastri Gayle Van Gils leads this free online program. Open to all.


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

Acharya Adam Lobel

Thursday 15 January 2015

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


Contentment in Everyday Life

Acharya Eve Rosenthal

Thursday 15 January 2015

Contentment can be hard to find. Much of the time we search for contentment in things, achievements or relationships. With meditation and contemplation practice, we can relax with ourselves as we are and appreciate simple human experience.


Social Entrepreneurs: Get Paid to Change the World

Shastri Gayle Van Gils

Thursday 15 January 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.

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.

Seeds of War, Seeds of Peace (1)Seeds of War, Seeds of Peace: Religious Conflict in Today’s World

Richard Reoch, President of Shambhala, recently lectured on inter-religious conflict at Al-Akhawayn University, in Morocco. Reoch speaks on religious conflict around the world, and the deeper forces that may be driving that.
“This is an opportunity,” Reoch says, “to share deep concerns about buddhist violence in South and South East Asia, global Islamophobia, the sharp rise in anti-semitism and other manifestations of human hatred, as well as to examine the influence of spirituality in the search for peace.”  To see the recordings, click here. For the full written text and photos, click here.


Fall Talks on Dharma, Health & Well-Being:  Free!

In our 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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