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.
November 24th—December 8th
In The Shambhala Principle, Sakyong Mipham proposes using the power of basic goodness to solve the personal and social challenges of the world today. He says, We humans have come to a crossroads in our history: We can either destroy the world or create a Continue »
The larger Birmingham Shambhala Meditation Community is hosting a monthly gathering for Teenagers Ages 11 - 14+ Continue »
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i Continue »
In No Time to Lose Pema invites readers to venture further along the path of the "bodhisattva warrior," explaining in depth how we can awaken the softness of our hearts and develop true confidence amid the challenges of daily living. Continue »