Ongoing Offerings

BSMC offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome. Click on the individual offerings for more information.

Open Public Sitting Hours

Learn to Meditate Classes

Children and Families

 

 

Introductory

Umdze/Timekeeper Training

with Marion Buckley

February 7th

A training session in umdze / timekeeper skills. People new to the position will learn the view and skills needed. Experienced umdzes will learn new skills being introduced at Regional Ritual Academies. Continue »

Winter Retreat

February 9th—February 17th

The annual Winter Retreat is a time of preparation for the Tibetan New Year which begins on Shambhala Day, February 19, the Year of the Wood Sheep. Continue »

Shambhala Day (Thursday celebration)

February 19th

Shambhala Day this year marks the beginning of the Year of the Wood Sheep! We will have a short celebration on actual Shambhala Day, Thursday, February 19, and then have our big community celebration on Saturday, February 21. Continue »

Shambhala Day (Saturday celebration)

February 21st

Shambhala Day this year marks the beginning of the Year of the Wood Sheep! We will have a short celebration on actual Shambhala Day, Thursday, February 19, and have our big community celebration of Saturday, February 21. Continue »

Milarepa Day Celebration

March 1st

Join us for the celebration of Tibet's greatest yogi and poet, marked by reading selections from The Rain of Wisdom. Continue »