Our Upcoming Courses
Shambhala Sunday Gathering - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Shambhala
Sunday 4 June 2023
Join Seattle sangha member Parakh Hoon and Shambhala Board Member George Gomez as they talk about the future of diversity, equity, and inclusion in Shambhala. Join us in conversation about what it means to foster a genuine sense of belonging for all.
First Tuesday Open House: Learn to Meditate
Tuesday 6 June 2023
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.
Shambhala Sunday Gathering - "Second Sunday" Maitri Bhavana Session
Sunday 11 June 2023
Mark Blumenfeld leads this month’s “Second Sunday” Maitri Bhavana, so we can practice for the wellbeing of others. Maitri Bhavana is a practice that is done for the benefit of the seriously ill, or for major global turmoil and disasters.
Yeshe Tsogyal and the Feminine Principle
Saturday 17 June 2023
This weekend will explore Yeshe Tsogyal as a female exemplar, enlightened teacher, and fierce protector for all dharma practitioners.
Buddhism, Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy, and the Spiritual Path
Wednesday 28 June 2023
This course considers how, if at all, psychedelics are compatible with Buddhist practice.
White Tara: A Soothing Practice for Difficult Times
This five-week course introduces the short daily practice of White Tara, one of the most famous bodhisattvas of compassion in Tibetan Buddhism. The reading transmission (lung) is included in the course
Waking Up in Free-Fall: Bringing The Buddhist Practices of a Bodhisattva to the Bardos of Everyday Life.
Saturday 16 September 2023
In this course we will explore how the Buddhist teachings on the bardo can be a guide to keeping our hearts open when life seems to fall apart.
Reconnecting to the Earth and The Path of Tonglen
Saturday 16 September 2023
The practice of Tonglen is a wonderful way to collectively “embody peace” as we mark the moment of Harvest of Peace. This weekend retreat offers a way for us to connect more deeply with this powerful practice.
The Power to Engage: The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva - Part II
Saturday 23 September 2023
The poem entitled "The Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva" provides clear insights on how to work with worldwide challenges and turn around seemingly intractable situations.
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche: The Tibetan Buddhist Path - Part II
Sunday 24 September 2023
Profound, potent, and intimate, this course includes videos of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche teaching that provide a rare glimpse of the early days of Buddhism in the West. The Tibetan Buddhist Path was the first seminar given by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.
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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.
Virtual Cushion is a new globally coordinated calendar of meditation sessions and instruction for all levels of practitioners – brand new to the most seasoned. Join a session today!
🇨🇦🇧🇷🇨🇵 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.
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
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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Shambhala Community Conversations
Join small-group conversations on important topics, open to the entire Shambhala community.
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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.