Ashe Acharya John Rockwell
Monday 15 June 2015
Emphasizing core Buddhist teachings and the natural world, this course helps reveal the magic and wonder of the world. Early Bird discount until June 1. Registration closes June 12.
Shastri Gayle Van Gils
Monday 15 June 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 discount until June 1. Registration closes June 12.
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.
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 discount until May 18. Registration closes May 29.
Making Peace Possible — free to online viewers
You’re invited to view Making Peace Possible: The Shared Wisdom of the Human Heart. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche gave this talk on May 7 in Chicago.
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. The next session begins on June 15. Register here.
Even if you live far from a Shambhala Centre, you can still engage in Way of Shambhala training. Our online course environment fosters communities of learners, allowing you to connect with fellow travelers on life’s journey. Find upcoming courses here.
Free Talks on Dharma, Health & Well-Being
Recordings from our free Super Sunday Lifestyle series,
Shastri Gayle Van Gils – Be a Visionary Changemaker offers how to bring your work life into alignment with your values.
Jeff Rubin – Unconditional Healing: Discovering Wisdom within Illness and Adversity reveals the hidden health even within illness.
Nashalla Nyinda – The Principles of Tibetan Medicine explains the Tibetan medical view of the body, how illness arises and how health can be regained.
Way of Shambhala Meditation Courses …
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.
With the March 15 launch of What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality, taught by Ashe Acharya John Rockwell, the entire Basic Goodness Series of courses is available online. People love the interactivity, flexibility and, of course, the extraordinary teachers. Visit the Upcoming Programs page for sessions starting soon.
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.
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.
- Acharya Marty Janowitz on Meditation: From Stillness to Action / Meditación: de la quietud a la acción
- Acharya Eve Rosenthal on The Feminine Principle in Buddhism / El Principio Femenino en el budhismo
Open House Talks
Visit 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.