Our Upcoming Courses


The Way of Flowers: Exploring Ikebana as a Mindfulness Practice

Saturday 29 June 2024

Join us as we explore ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, as a contemplative dharma art exploration to enrich your meditation practice and experience mindfulness in everyday life.


First Tuesday: Learn to Meditate

Tuesday 2 July 2024

Learn to Meditate! This is a space where beginners or people newer to meditation can receive meditation instruction, learn how a meditation practice can inform their daily lives, and connect to other meditators in a warm, inclusive environment.


Making Friends with Death and Dying: Monthly Support Group

Monday 8 July 2024

Support group sessions will include a short talk, meditation practice, and an open forum to discuss personal experiences with old age, sickness, death, grief and bereavement. All are welcome. We respect your privacy. These sessions will not be recorded.


Eco-Dharma Talk Series: Exploring Where a Mindful Life and Ecology Meet

Tuesday 16 July 2024

This five-day, Eco-Dharma Talks series includes topics such as: circular economies, the importance of local food, finding our way in climate and other crises, ”inner dimensions of sustainability," and our connection to the sacred earth.


Designing Regenerative Cultures

Tuesday 16 July 2024

Eco-Dharma Talk Series session one. Join this exploration of the ways in which we can reframe and understand the crises that we currently face and how we can LIVE our way rather than KNOW our way into the future.


Local Food Can Save the World

Wednesday 17 July 2024

Eco-Dharma Talk Series session two. By shortening the distance between consumers and producers, we encourage diversity on the farm–which in turn means greater productivity, more local livelihoods, more nutritious food and healthier ecosystems.


At Work in the Ruins: Finding Our Way In a Chaotic World

Thursday 18 July 2024

Eco-Dharma Talk Series session three. Join a conversation that suggests if we stand firmly forward and face the depth of the trouble we are in, it can help us find the work that is worth doing, even in the ruins.


Inner Green Deal

Friday 19 July 2024

Eco-Dharma Talk Series session four. The Inner Green Deal assumes that our current crisis is a crisis of relationships. How can mindfulness teachers contribute to that necessary shift from ego to eco?


This Sacred Earth

Saturday 20 July 2024

Eco-Dharma Talk Series session five. Explore the cultivation of agility and courage to abide in a genuine, ongoing relationship with this sacred earth, no matter what the next decades bring.


Meditation for a Broken Heart

Wednesday 31 July 2024

A broken heart is something most of us face at least once or several times during a lifetime. In this session, Chaplain Alley Smith will lead you through a guided meditation to help you begin to heal from a broken heart.

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Find your path online.

Connect with teachings to deepen your spiritual journey—anytime, anywhere.

Sacred Path Online: Continuing the Path of the Warrior



Shambhala Online is delighted to offer The Sacred Path online over the coming months. Each retreat will be led by an experienced senior teacher who has lived and practiced with these teachings.

Embodying Peace Together: The Path of Tonglen


Daily, Hour-Long Community Practice Sessions
It is a beautiful practice and a powerful way to collectively “embody peace” as we mark the moment of Harvest of Peace – one of Shambhala’s main seasonal celebrations. Tonglen practice instruction will be given every day, so beginners are welcome!

Compassion for Ukraine – Daily Meditation Practice


You are invited to this daily practice gathering on Zoom as we rouse compassion for those suffering from violence due to the ongoing invasion of Ukraine.

Online Magic: The art of ‘Hybrid’ Programs for Shambhala Centers and Groups


Are you curious about how to offer online/hybrid programs for your center or group? 
In this series of live monthly sessions, you’ll have the opportunity to learn all about how the magic is made.

Deepening Compassion: The Path of the Bodhisattva Warrior

This new version of the course, which includes an overview of the main Mahayana Path teachings, with the themes for the four seasons echoing the virtues of the Four Dignities, allows you to purchase the complete set of teachings presented, all re-formatted into one course and offered at a discount price.



Shambhala Art Parts I-V

Shambhala Art is an international arts education program based on the Dharma Art teachings of the late Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. We are pleased to offer our training program via Shambhala Online. Click here to join the thousands of students who have benefited from these teachings!

Shambhala Garden Share


This online community garden is open to all and will come alive with your own gardening contributions.

Foundations For Freedom: The Hinayana

A year-long series of courses, open to all, providing an in-depth exploration of the foundational Buddhist teachings of the Hinayana through the lens of the Shambhala terma teachings. For more information about the series and to register, see this link





🇨🇦🇧🇷🇨🇵 Translated Courses and Courses Offered in Languages other than English  🇪🇸🇷🇺🇮🇹



Shambhala Online offers several courses in translation (with translated subtitles) in Spanish, French and Portuguese, as well as a few courses taught in Russian.

We are working to expand our offerings of courses originally taught in additional languages.

Please click here to view the list of our current translated courses.

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Shambhala Sunday Gatherings

Weekly Sunday Gatherings For the Global Shambhala Community.This online space is a place where we can practice meditation together, hear dharma teachings from a featured guest teacher.



Touching the Earth Collective

Touching the Earth

Shambhala Online is delighted to host the Touching the Earth Collective website, where you can find a wealth of resources, ways to engage, and above all, community!
Please click here to access it! 

Haga clic aquí para inscribirse en el curso en español.
Cliquez ici pour vous inscrire au cours en français.
Clique aqui para se inscrever no curso em português.

Klicken Sie hier, um sich für den deutschen Kurs anzumelden


Shambhala Community Conversations

Join small-group conversations on important topics, open to the entire Shambhala community. 
Click here for more info!

Right Use of Power

A program based on the book, Right Use of Power: The Heart of Ethics—A Guide and Resource for Professional Relationships, and training program in engaged ethics that teaches four aspects of the ethical use of power.