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 GMT / 9:00pm CET/SAST, 6:00am  +1 AEST, 8:00am +1NZST

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These events are offered free of charge to Shambhala members. Please consider making a donation to support the presenters and production staff that make Sunday Gatherings possible.



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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, January 24, 2021
Teacher: Paula Bickford

Join Paula Bickford for a conversation about how meditation practice infuses our life with possibilities to open our senses and experience the richness of our world. There will also be guided meditation, contemplation and group discussion.


Date: Sunday, January 31, 2021
Teacher: Holly Gayley

The songs of early Buddhist nuns tell their stories of accomplishment, give us insight into how to use life’s challenges as fuel along the path of liberation, and inspire us to reimagine our approach to the spiritual journey.


Date: Sunday, February 7, 2021
Teacher: Acharya Fleet Maull

Acharya Maull will explore the Dön season practice tradition in Shambhala, including the nature of personal and social döns and practices for transforming accumulated negative energies and habitual patterns into opportunities for awakening.


Date: Sunday, February 14, 2021
Teacher: Acharya Moh Hardin

Join us for a special Valentine’s Day-themed Sunday Gathering about the key ingredient for a good, healthy, and long-lasting relationship - learning how to give each other the gift of space.


Date: Sunday, February 21, 2021
Teacher: Christie Cashman

Please join us for an introduction to Max & Phoebe Go to Kalapa, a book Christie Cashman has written for Shambhala children and adults who appreciate the magical world of dralas, pure perception, and the warrior’s journey.


Date: Sunday, February 28, 2021
Teacher: Artist to the Court Greg Smith

Imagery plays an important part in Tibetan Buddhism, with its pantheon of deities, buddhas, and methodology of visualization. We will examine the purpose, meaning and varieties, of imagery in the paintings of Tibetan tradition known as thangka painting.


Date: Sunday, March 7, 2021
Teacher: Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

One of the passions of Chogyam Trungpa was his love of interreligious dialogue. This presentation will explore the principles of dialogue, and the remarkable fruits of meeting a spiritual other on the ground of mutual exploration.



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