Our Upcoming Courses


Awakened Heart: Shambhala Level IV

Saturday 16 March 2024

Deepen your meditation practice, and continue along the path of the Shambhala teachings on warriorship, in this weekend retreat.


Mindfulness and Embodiment: Keys to a Joyful and Awake Life

Saturday 16 March 2024

The Mindfulness & Embodiment Course is a series of live sessions joining somatic practices of embodiment with the view and practice of meditation to support meditation practitioners of all levels of experience.


Journey Without Goal: Featuring Talks by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Sunday 31 March 2024

This course will introduce the key principles of tantra and provide a direct and experiential picture of the tantric world, including the importance of self-existing energy, the mandala principle, and the difference between Buddhist and Hindu tantra.


First Tuesday: Learn to Meditate

Tuesday 2 April 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.


Being Buddhist: Exploring the Refuge Vow

Saturday 6 April 2024

This three session course explores the moment when a person decides to “be Buddhist”—formally, through the practice of taking a vow. It is open to all who are interested in the Refuge Vow, or anyone looking to reconnect with their original inspiration.


2024 Continuing Education for Meditation Instructors: Weekend One

Saturday 13 April 2024

This series of three weekends is designed to help meditation practitioners who are interested in developing as Meditation Instructors (MIs) and support them in cultivating skills to assist others.


The Genuine Heart of Sadness: Navigating Loss and Grief

Wednesday 24 April 2024

During this online session, we will explore Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s teachings on “the genuine heart of sadness” from the timeless classic, Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior.


2024 Continuing Education for Meditation Instructors: Weekend Two

Saturday 4 May 2024

This series of three weekends is designed to help meditation practitioners who are interested in developing as Meditation Instructors (MIs) and support them in cultivating skills to assist others.


Buddha’s Discourse on the Eight Realizations of Great Beings: A New Moon Meditation Practice and Study Session

Wednesday 8 May 2024

Join this exploration of the Buddha’s Discourse on The Eight Realizations of Great Beings. We will read, discuss, and contemplate how to incorporate the eight realizations into our every-day lives with a sense of warmth, openness, and power.


Writing Your Dharma: Sharing Your Path with Humility and Authenticity

Saturday 11 May 2024

In this six-week workshop, we will learn how to share our spiritual paths in writing: how to write with authenticity and vulnerability, how to say what we mean, and how to support others and be supported in the act of creation.

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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!

Sakyong Lineage Courses


Find all our lineage study programs in one place — courses that will help you explore the history of the Sakyong Lineage, invoke the power of the protectors, invite the lineage into your home through ritual and more.

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! 

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Cliquez ici pour vous inscrire au cours en français.
Clique aqui para se inscrever no curso em português.

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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.