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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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 23, 2022
Teacher: Acharya Richard John

We may think that important decisions are subject to the "realities" of life, while dharma practice is only for our "spiritual" life. Come explore how dharma practice is not just for occasional insights, but can actually change our reality altogether.

 

Date: Sunday, January 30, 2022
Teacher: Tara Templin

This panel discussion will focus on Active Peace Circles (APC) as a modality for community healing and repairing harm in the Shambhala community, and will explore the lessons learned from the Boulder Shambhala community’s APC process in 2020-2021.

 

Date: Sunday, February 6, 2022
Teacher: Dr. Elaine Yuen

What are our cultural and political differences, and how does one “belong” to diverse social groups? Using a personal lens as a starting point, Elaine invites you to join her in exploring how Shambhala teachings might support this contemplation.

 

Date: Sunday, February 13, 2022

Join us for 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, February 20, 2022
Teacher: Lodro Dorje Holm

This Sunday Gathering will launch us into the mamos liturgy recitation season. Learn more about the “Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos” liturgy and join in with group recitations of this chant, traditionally practiced at the end of the lunar year.

 

Date: Sunday, February 27, 2022
Teacher: Eve Rosenthal

At the end of the Tibetan year, the accumulated karma can be a time of negative forces (or “döns”) that manifest as accidents, sickness, environmental problems, and conflicts. We can disempower these obstacles through the power of mindfulness and awarenes

 

Date: Sunday, March 6, 2022
Teacher: Thomas Berthoff

The new year is a great time to reflect on the fortunate conditions that allow us to practice & study the dharma. In Buddhism, we can contemplate this principle of "precious human birth" and develop a deeper appreciation for our personal situation.

 

Date: Sunday, March 13, 2022
Teacher: Susan Chapman

Join us for 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, March 27, 2022
Teacher: Acharya Moh Hardin

Explore how Shambhala vision is expressed in quotes by Albert Einstein: “We experience ourselves…as something separate from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of consciousness. We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if humanity is to s

 

 

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