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




Winter Retreat

January 30th—February 7th

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 »

Shambhala Day 2016: Year of the Fire Monkey

February 9th

Shambhala Day 2016 Year of the Fire Monkey Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Marion Buckley

February 20th

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 »

Potluck + Movie Night: Human Vol1

February 20th

Join us - and bring a friend! Please arrive at 6 sharp with your dish. We'll fix our plates promptly and dine while watching the film. We'll break halfway through for dessert. Continue »

Enlightened Society: The Virtuous Leader (A Public Program)

with Acharya Daniel Hessey

March 4th—March 5th

We are excited and pleased to have Acharya Dan Hessey from Boulder, Colorado, presenting this Friday night and Saturday program to our community - you won't want to miss it! Continue »