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

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

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

 

Date: Sunday, March 14, 2021
Teacher: Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

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

 

Date: Sunday, March 21, 2021
Teacher: Touching The Earth Collective

Please join us for a celebration of art offerings for the spring equinox as a way to connect with the cycles of the seasons. This is a family-friendly Sunday Gathering will be hosted by the Touching the Earth Collective.

 

Date: Sunday, March 28, 2021
Teacher: Marcella Friel

In this Sunday Gathering, natural foods chef and transformational mentor Marcella Friel will speak about the ancient power of fermented foods to rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit.

 

Date: Sunday, April 4, 2021
Teacher: The Druk Sakyong Wangmo, Lady Diana Mukpo

Join Lady Diana Mukpo for a special Shambhala Sunday Gathering that marks the Parinirvana Day of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Lady Diana will share reflections, stories, and insights about the remarkable life of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.

 

Date: Sunday, April 11, 2021
Teacher: Acharya Richard John

If thinking is what brings meaning to life, why would we want to “cut thoughts”? Why did Chögyam Trungpa teach that cutting thoughts is the key to wisdom? Come explore the subtleties of these classic instructions.

 

Date: Sunday, April 18, 2021
Teacher: Dr. Elaine Yuen

We may often find our encounters are rife with diversity. How do we skillfully interact with people whose actions or words are disparate from our own? Come explore how we can open our hearts to others with cultural humility and support for difference.

 

Date: Sunday, April 25, 2021
Teacher: Touching The Earth Collective

The Touching the Earth Collective honors Earth Day on April 22 with a lineup of speakers, activities, and short videos that will showcase how Shambhala Land Centres are appreciating and caring for the earth.

 

Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021
Teachers: Shastri Janet Bronstein & Fred Meyer

Shambhala Community Conversations Facilitators will discuss their experiences of enlightened society in open group discussions, and what we are learning about offering conversation spaces that can hold divergent perspectives with gentleness and sanity.

 

Date: Sunday, May 9, 2021
Teacher: Sophie Leger

Many of us have an ambivalent relationship with space. We either long for more space (overwhelm / claustrophobia) or are threatened by it, (boredom / loneliness). Can we find space even in the midst of chaos? Join this playful 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