White Tara: A Soothing Practice for Difficult Times

Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

This five-week course introduces the short daily practice of White Tara, one of the most famous bodhisattvas of compassion in Tibetan Buddhism. NOTE: Registration is open until December 31.


Bringing Vision to Earth: An In-Depth Journey

Sarah Lipton

Thursday 23 January 2020

This six-week course is an in-depth journey into the process of connecting to our innate vision and bringing it down to earth in a tangible, practical and executable way.

A Year of Deepening in Compassion

A Year of Deepening in Compassion


A four-part series exploring the Shambhala Mahayana teachings. Package discount available. More information is available here.

NEW! Shambhala Online Book of the Month


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

Introductory Courses

For a list of all upcoming programs see this link.

Other Programs and Courses

umbrellaOpening the Umbrella

with the Druk Sakyong Wangmo, Lady Diana Mukpo

How can we honor our unique teachings and culture while also opening the umbrella to provide a home for people with different practice paths? This recorded program explores the meaning of lineage and our aspirations for the future of Shambhala. Register here.


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.


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.


Way of Shambhala Courses


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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