Courses for Centers and Groups

tiger-lion-garuda-dragon-suShambhala Online offers ways for Centers and Groups to access key teachings by Acharyas and Shastris to bolster local P&E programming. For those with limited access to teachers, or a teaching staff that is overworked, we invite you to use these resources to offer rich learning experiences to members of your community. This page is only for Centers and Groups. Individuals please register via the Upcoming Programs page.

Way of Shambhala Teachings

We’re delighted to offer the full In Everyday Life series and the Basic Goodness Series that comprise the Way of Shambhala curriculum.

Pay Once, Keep Forever. Your course or series registration now carries forward for all time. Use the course or series as often as you wish! You decide when you want to offer them at your Center. (NOTE: Other courses may have an “end” date.)

Hybrid Online Learning Model for Shambhala Centers
Here’s how it works:
  • Bring in amazing Shambhala teachers via video to deliver the main content.
  • Host groups in your center to view the teachings together.
  • Engage MIs, Guides and/or Course Leaders to facilitate discussions and dyad work.
  • Use our course manuals, based on the manuals developed by the Office of Practice & Education and specifically tailored to the recorded talks.

Registration Options. Select individual courses for $300 ($200 for Groups), shown below. Or, for up to 25% savings off the individual course price, choose one of three Series options. Group pricing is also available.

  • Way of Shambhala Series — 8 Courses for $1599 ($1225 for Groups):  5 In Everyday Life courses plus 3 Basic Goodness courses. Register here.
  • Basic Goodness Series — 3 Courses for $737 ($578 for Groups):  Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human; How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society; What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality. Register here.
  • In Everyday Life Series — 5 Courses for $1099 ($850 for Groups): Meditation, Joy, Contentment, Fearlessness and Wisdom in Everyday Life. Register here.

Please use your Shambhala Center account to register. Click here for instructions on creating an account.

Questions? Contact Jackie Roberts, Shambhala Online Liaison for Centers and Groups at [email protected].

Everyday Life Series

Meditation in Everyday Life (CG)

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Date: Monday, January 1, 2018
Teacher: Shastri Janet Solyntjes

This course provides introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life.

 

Contentment in Everyday Life (CG)

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Date: Monday, January 1, 2018
Teacher: Acharya Eve Rosenthal

Contentment can be hard to find. With meditation and contemplation practice, we can relax with ourselves as we are and appreciate simple human experience.

 

Joy in Everyday Life (CG)

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Date: Monday, January 1, 2018
Teacher: Acharya Holly Gayley

As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic goodness, we can begin to discover the confidence and personal energy to go forward on the journey, which leads to a sense of joy.

 

Fearlessness in Everyday Life (CG)

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Date: Monday, January 1, 2018
Teacher:Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

Learning to work with our anxiety, we are not blocked by fear. Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings of mind and nature of reality, we learn to see clearly.

 

Wisdom in Everyday Life (CG)

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Date: Monday, January 1, 2018
Teacher:Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. When we touch the world directly, we discover ordinary magic.

 

 


Basic Goodness Series

Basic Goodness 3: What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality (CG)

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Date: Monday, January 1, 2018
Teacher:Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

Emphasizing core Buddhist teachings and the natural world, this course helps reveal the magic and wonder of the world.

 

Basic Goodness 1: Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human (CG)

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Date: Monday, January 1, 2018
Teacher:Acharya Adam Lobel

In this 6-session recorded course, Acharya Lobel leads participants on a journey of contemplative inquiry focused on the timeless question, "Who am I?"

 

Basic Goodness 2: How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society (CG)

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Date: Monday, January 1, 2018
Teacher: Acharya Arawana Hayashi

This course explores our relationships with others, an aspiration to help our world, and specific aspects of social transformation.

 

 


Other Courses

Shambhala Sadhana: The Dawn of Enlightened Society taught by Acharya Noel McLellan.

An Introduction to Shambhala Meditation taught by the Sakyong and Acharyas Dale Asrael and Noel McClellan

The Three Jewels and the Refuge Vow (French version coming soon!)

Six Ways of Ruling with Richard Reoch

Shambhala Lineage Supplication course explores one of our most important chants in three 20-minute talks by Master of Liturgies to the Sakyong, Walker Blaine. 

See Shambhala Educator Resources for additional programs for MIs, ADs and Guides (individual registration only).

Courses in Spanish

Meditación en la vida cotidiana (CG)

Contentamiento en la vida cotidiana (CG)

Valentía en la vida cotidiana (CG)

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