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.
In this time of year, we join other traditions to join in bringing light to the darkness of winter by celebrating the joys of childhood.
Join the Birmingham sangha in celebrating the birthday of Center! 13 years in our building; 12 years as a Center; Continue »
with Shastri Janet Bronstein
In this introductory class you will receive the technique, guidance and experience necessary to start a mindfulness-awareness or peaceful abiding meditation practice. Your teacher will give you detailed instruction and guided meditation so that you have Continue »
January 4th (2016)
The first Sunday of each month, we offer a half-hour of meditation followed by a dharma (Buddhist and Shambhala teachings) talk and discussion. Continue »
with Lance Brunner
January 16th—January 17th (2016)
Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Continue »
January 29th—February 7th (2016)
The annual Winter Retreat is a time of preparation for the Tibetan New Year which begins on Shambhala Day, February 9, the Year of the Fire Monkey. Continue »