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Acharya Offerings to the Shambhala Sangha

Dharma Dialogues

Join us for a series of online forums on dharma topics for practice and study during challenging times. These are intended as dialogues and will be co-facilitated by acharyas, shastris, inclusivity warriors, and community members representing diverse viewpoints and skills. These sessions are offered, free of charge, to members of Shambhala. Donations are appreciated. NOTE: We regret that recordings will not be available for these sessions.

Register. In order to create the best environment for discussion, some sessions are restricted in size and/or by practice level. Please register in advance for these sessions to reserve your seat and get the link. Questions? Contact info@shambhalaonline.org or live@shambhalaonline.org

Live Sessions

Women in Buddhism

Acharya Holly Gayley     
Thursdays, August 30, Sept 27, Nov 1, & Dec 6 at 7pm Eastern  •  Open to all.
This series on the stories of Women in Buddhism will explore issues of patriarchy, agency, and resilience. Sorry — Registration is closed.

Asking for the Earth — Practicing in Times of Upheaval

Acharyas Christie Cashman & Charlene Leung   
Open to the Scorpion Seal Year 1 Assembly participants who attended the KCL June 2018 Assembly. The session is limited to 25 participants. Your registration will secure your seat.
Register here for January 6 session.

Lineage and Warriorship

With Acharyas Charlene Leung and Gaylon Ferguson   

Wednesday, October 3 – 7pm Eastern
Open to all • Limited to 20 participants.

Registration is now closed.

Contemplating Lineage & Devotion for Vajrayana People of Color

Acharyas Charlene Leung and Gaylon Ferguson   
Wednesday, September 26 • 7pm Eastern
Open to Vajrayana people of color

Registration is now closed.

 

 

Teacher-Student Relations in the Three Yanas

Acharya Han de Wit  

These meetings have been cancelled.

 

Recordings

Navigating Uncertainty:  The Four Reliances

Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown     
From the time of the Buddha, there has been heart advice about how to work with issues of trust of the teacher and teachings. This talk draws on the tradition of the Four Reliances, from the foundations of Buddhism to the teachings of Mipham the Great (1846-1912), about how to discern what is reliable in one’s practice and path.

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Acharya Offerings for the Shambhala Sangha

Dharma Dialogues

Join us for a series of online forums on dharma topics for practice and study during challenging times. These are intended as dialogues and will be co-facilitated by acharyas, shastris, inclusivity warriors, and community members representing diverse viewpoints and skills. Offered free of charge.

Please register in advance for one or more of the topics listed below. Some forums are restricted according to size and/or practice level in order to create the best environment for discussion. If any of the topics develop a significant waitlist, we will try to schedule an alternative time and let you know by email.

Samaya, Terma and Lineage

Acharya Melissa Moore
August 35??? Noon EDT / 1pm Atlantic  • Open to Vajrayana students with samaya to the Sakyong
?? Size limit  ??
Explore one’s practice engagement and connection to primordial mind. This session will support authentic exploration of being samaya-bound to the Sakyong and the terma.

Women in Buddhism

Acharya Holly Gayley
Thursdays, 7pm August 30, Sept 27, Nov 1, and Dec 6  •  Open to all
This series on the stories of Women in Buddhism will explore issues of patriarchy, agency, and resilience.        ?? Size limit  ??

Recordings

Navigating Uncertainty:  The Four Reliances 
Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown
From the time of the Buddha, there has been heart advice about how to work with issues of trust of the teacher and teachings. This talk draws on the tradition of the Four Reliances, from the foundations of Buddhism to the teachings of Mipham the Great (1846-1912), about how to discern what is reliable in one’s practice and path.

Course Updates

Welcome

Are you getting familiar with the course? Have you searched for and found a dialogue partner yet? Please do that soon. If you are still searching, you don’t need to stop doing the course until you find one. Listen to the talks and do the other exercises.

If you need any help please email me (Mimi) at [email protected]

Please mark your calendars for our first live meeting on Sunday, June 10. It will be at 1pm Atlantic time. (That is 9 Pacific, 10 Mountain, 11 Central, 12 Eastern, 5 GST, 6 European)

The live gathering are an opportunity for us to meet each other, discuss the course material, and see how it connects with our experience.

The link is:
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/2246555604

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Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
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Meeting ID: 224 655 5604
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