Karme Choling 50th Anniversary Celebration - Shambhala Sadhana & Feast

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Join the online Shambhala Sadhana closing practice & feast September 22


White Tara Live Practice Session - September 27

Margery Lynch

Sunday 27 September 2020

Join Margery Lynch for a live practice session. FREE!


Mindful Eating - Joining Heaven and Earth at the Meal Table (OE)

Marcella Friel

Thursday 1 October 2020

If you think of mindful eating as chewing on a single raisin for hours on end, think again. Food can be an expression of human dignity and enlightened society.


White Tara Live Practice Session - October 4

Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

Sunday 4 October 2020

Join Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown for a live practice session. FREE!


Touching the Earth - 24 Hours of Reality: Countdown to the Future

David Takahashi

Saturday 10 October 2020

A public event presented by the Touching the Earth Collective and hosted by Shambhala Online: "24 Hours of Reality: Countdown to the Future"


Touching the Earth - Humanity at a Crossroad: Parts I and II

Richard Reoch

Saturday 17 October 2020

A two-session public event on October 17 and November 14 presented by the Touching the Earth Collective and hosted by Shambhala Online: "Humanity at a Crossroad: Laudato Si' and the Shambhala Principle. A conversation hosted by Richard Reoch.


Shambhala Online Book of the Month - October

Suzi Siegel

Sunday 18 October 2020

Learn about books from our many wonderful Shambhala authors! Featured author for October is Suzi Siegal and her book "Tiny New York: The Smallest Things in the Biggest City".


Shambhala Art Part II: Seeing Things As They Are

Steve Saitzyk

Sunday 1 November 2020

Through meditation we come to see things as they are as opposed to how we think or imagine they are. NOTE: Shambhala Art Part I is a prerequsite for this course.


Shambhala Online Book of the Month - November

David Schneider

Monday 9 November 2020

Learn about books from our many wonderful Shambhala authors! November's Book is "Street Zen: The Life and Work of Issan Dorsay" by David Schneider.


Shambhala Online Book of the Month - December

Lesley Stern

Saturday 5 December 2020

Learn about books from our many wonderful Shambhala authors! Featured Book for December is "Diary of a Detour" by Lesley Stern.

Meeting Shambhala—An Introduction to the Shambhala Lineage

Teacher: Walker Blaine   This course is a progressive exploration of the core elements of the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, which is the union of warriorship and Buddhism.

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.

Living with Resilience: How to Become Gentle and Tough

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!

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.

Shambhala Art Part I: Coming To Your Senses

The Shambhala Art teachings celebrate art that springs from the meditative mind. They remind us to appreciate the uniqueness of everyday sensory experience, the art of everyday life.

Shambhala Online Book of the Month

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Learn about the recently published books from our many wonderful Shambhala authors and engage with them live! Click here for more info!

More Programs and Courses

Sexual Harm, Trauma, and the Healing Journey


with Robert Wright, Basia Solarz, and Acharya Noel McLellan

A dialogue on understanding the depth and pervasiveness of sexual abuse in modern society, the nature, and stages of trauma, and ways to move toward a healthier and safer community. 

Register here for the recorded talks.

Inscríbase aquí para acceder al curso en español.

Introductory courses

Meditation In Everyday Life – This course provides introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life.

The Development of Peace: An Introduction to the Basic Teachings of the Buddha – This course introduces us into the basics of being a dharmic person.

For a list of all upcoming programs see this link.
For a list of all Way of Shambhala courses see this link for more information and to register.

Shambhala Lineage Supplication

– This three-part course is for individuals and groups wishing to look more deeply at the Supplication to the Shambhala Lineage, one of the most important chants in the Shambhala tradition. The course summarizes key points in the chant and is presented for both new and seasoned students. Register here.

🇨🇦🇧🇷🇨🇵 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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Way of Shambhala Courses

Way of Shambhala

This popular series of contemplative courses offers a complete introduction to the foundations of Shambhala Buddhism. The Shambhala Path emphasizes the development of genuineness, confidence, good humor, and personal human dignity. Course participants gain an experiential overview of meditation practice, wisdom teachings, contemplative arts, and physical disciplines rooted in the ancient traditions of Shambhala and Tibetan Buddhism. The sequential courses are interactive and open to all.

The Way of Shambhala courses include the In Everyday Life series on Meditation, Contentment, Joy, Fearlessness and Wisdom, as well as the Basic Goodness series of courses: Who Am I?, How Can I Help? and What is Real?Even if you live far from a Shambhala Center, 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

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