Shambhala Sunday Gatherings

Weekly Sunday Gatherings For the Global Shambhala Community
Please join us every Sunday for an online gathering of the Shambhala community worldwide. This online space is a place where we can practice meditation together, hear dharma teachings from a featured guest teacher, learn more about the activities of incredible people in our sangha, engage in discussion – and connect with one another, our community, and our hearts. 

Registration: Register below for each upcoming talk.  A Zoom link will be sent to you after registration.

Talks are in English unless otherwise announced. You can join us live every week at:

North America: 12:00pm PST, 1:00pm MST, 2:00pm CET, 3:00pm EST/CLT, 4:00pm  Atlantic

International: 5:00pm Brazil, 8:00 pm BST / 9:00pm CEST/SAST, 6:00am  +1 AEST, 8:00am +1NZST

Translation

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Upcoming Sunday Gatherings

(Click on the program title for the registration link. Scroll down to “Past Events” to register for recorded talks, which are usually available a few days later.)

Date: Sunday, October 17, 2021
Teacher: Acharya Arawana Hayashi

The presentation will explore how the dharma art teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche are the foundation for the creation of Social Presencing Theater, an arts-based social change process.

 

Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021
Teacher: Sabine Rolf

Can something be truly new?* How is unique different from new?* This Sunday session will offer an investigation of the chimera of ‘new’, the wild and unrealistic notion that we will feel better if we acquire something new.

 

Date: Sunday, October 31, 2021
Teachers: Shastri Janet Bronstein & Dr. Peter Nowak

Janet Bronstein and Peter Nowak share about a new Shambhala initiative that seeks ways to measure the societal health and well-being of our community in an ongoing way. Why is this important? How can we even do this? Come learn more!

 

Date: Sunday, November 7, 2021
Teachers: Shastri Janet Bronstein & Dr. Peter Nowak

Janet Bronstein and Peter Nowak share about a new Shambhala initiative that seeks ways to measure the societal health and well-being of our community in an ongoing way. Why is this important? How can we even do this? Come learn more!

 

Date: Sunday, November 14, 2021
Teacher: Acharya Fleet Maull

Fleet Maull 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.

 

Date: Sunday, November 21, 2021
Teacher: Thomas Berthoff

Join this exploration of what deeply understanding impermanence implies, how impermanence determines the path the Buddha taught, and how impermanence interacts with egolessness and suffering to provide the framework for all of the Buddha's teachings.

 

Date: Sunday, November 28, 2021
Teacher: Acharya Daniele Bollini

Humanity is living in a democracy, economic, and environmental crisis. Yet we postpone solutions and pretend the problems are not there. This talk explores the Buddhist notion of avidya (basic ignorance), and why we resist a clear perception of reality.

 

Date: Sunday, December 5, 2021
Teacher: Susan Skjei

Join Susan Skjei for a Sunday Gathering with community practice, a dharma talk, and group discussion and sharing.

 

Date: Sunday, December 12, 2021
Teacher: Acharya Mathias Pongracz

Mathias Pongracz 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.

 

Date: Sunday, December 19, 2021
Teacher: Touching The Earth Collective

Join us for a SUPER family friendly and fun-filled celebration of Children's Day and the Winter Solstice as a way to connect with the cycles of the seasons and the importance of family and children. Hosted by the Touching the Earth Collective.

 

Date: Sunday, December 26, 2021
Teacher: Kristine McCutcheon

Shambhala has adopted a Code of Conduct. Part I & II looked at the dharma behind the Code and how we can bring it into our daily life. Part III will explore how we can be friendly to ourselves, kinder to others, and actually be of help.

 

 

Past Events

Did you miss a Sunday Gathering? Click here to access previous recordings which will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Sunday Gatherings are produced by Shambhala Global Services and hosted by Shambhala Online