Contemplative Photography and Liberation: The Outer and Inner Teachings
Shambhala Sunday Gathering - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Shambhala
Date: Sunday, June 4, 2023
Teachers: Parakh Hoon & George Gomez
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
Shambhala Sunday Gathering - "Second Sunday" Maitri Bhavana Session
Yeshe Tsogyal and the Feminine Principle
Buddhism, Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy, and the Spiritual Path
White Tara: A Soothing Practice for Difficult Times
Waking Up in Free-Fall: Bringing The Buddhist Practices of a Bodhisattva to the Bardos of Everyday Life.
Reconnecting to the Earth and The Path of Tonglen
The Power to Engage: The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva - Part II
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche: The Tibetan Buddhist Path - Part II
Date: Sunday, September 24, 2023 - 1 November
Teachers: Travis May & Rhea Colmar & Matilda Perks & Marty Janowitz & Lodro Dorje Holm & Lauren Sanford & Larry Mermelstein & June Crow & Judith Simmer-Brown & Harry Einhorn & Gaylon Ferguson & Dale Asrael & Carla Burns
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.
Shambhala Level I: The Art of Being Human
Exploring Foundational Buddhist Teachings
The Four Dignities of Investigating Whiteness & Racism: Sacred Activism Series Part III
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2023 - 15 November
Teachers: Sue Gilman & Gabriel Dayley & Alison Pepper
This program offers an introductory investigation of race, whiteness, and systemic racism for meditation practitioners who identify as white, providing a foundation from which white meditators can begin the path of exploring their own social conditioning.
Primordial Stroke: Opening the Heart of Ashe
Date: Sunday, November 5, 2023 - 2 June
Teacher: John Rockwell
This 8 month course led by John Rockwell will help Shambhala practitioners deepen their understanding and experience of Ashe, or “primordial confidence”. This is an excellent course of study and practice for people who have attended Warrior Assembly.
Shambhala Level II: Birth of the Warrior
Date: Friday, November 10, 2023 - 12 November
Teacher: Holly Gayley
Having experienced a taste of basic goodness, we want to go forward. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness.
The Development of Peace: An Introduction to the Basic Teachings of the Buddha
Meditation: The Way of the Buddha
Teachers: Pema Chödron & Marty Janowitz & Lodro Dorje Holm & Larry Mermelstein & June Crow & Judith Simmer-Brown & Gaylon Ferguson & Dale Asrael & Ashley Dinges & Arawana Hayashi
Learn or refresh your connection to the practice of meditation as taught by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, based on archival talks in the summer of 1974 to an audience of new students.
Earth, Water, Fire and All the Elements: Reading the Sadhana of Mahamudra as if for the First Time
Learn to Love Yourself
Learn to Meditate
Foundations of Freedom: The Hinayana - Full Series I-V
Teachers: Treasurer Eric Spiegel & Suzann Duquette & Susan Chapman & Marianne Bots & Judith Simmer-Brown & John Rockwell & Fleet Maull & Dan Hessey & Dale Asrael &
This is a five-course-series that provides a thorough exploration of the Hinayana path drawing on teachings from prominent teachers and classic sources.