Open Public Sitting Hours

Public Sitting

Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening, mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7:00-8:00 pm.  Thought-provoking discussion from 8 – 8:30 pm on Monday and Thursday.

Beginning Friday, February 12, the Wednesday & Friday morning meditation sessions (7:00-7:30 am) will be suspended through March 18. This offering is being re-evaluated.

Community Practice Evenings

You are invited to participate in extended group sittings, dharma readings and discussion. This opportunity to practice for up to three hours with other sangha members is now being offered one weeknight a month, rotating through Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights in upcoming months.

Opening chants and sitting begin at 6 pm; at 8 pm there will be a dharma talk and discussion; we will finish with closing chants by 9 pm.

The regular weeknight meditation session with instruction will still be available from 7 until 8.  You are welcome to join in for all or part of this practice.

Introductory

Sunday Unplugged Meditation Retreat

August 27th

Sunday Unplugged is a monthly opportunity for meditation practice extended beyond the weeknight one-hour sessions. Practice is from 10 am until 1 pm, with the Shambhala Sadhana Full Moon from noon to 1. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Marion Buckley

September 9th

In this introductory class you will receive the technique, guidance and experience necessary to start a mindfulness-awareness or "peaceful abiding" meditation practice. Continue »

First Monday Dharma Talk - Practicing Peace in Times of War

with Phyllis Mark

September 11th

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 »

Harvest of Peace Community Celebration

September 23rd

One of the four seasonal celebrations in Shambhala, Harvest of Peace around the fall equinox is a time of rejoicing in the bounty of our community. Continue »

Sunday Unplugged Meditation Retreat

September 24th

Sunday Unplugged is a monthly opportunity for meditation practice extended beyond the weeknight one-hour sessions. Practice is from 10 am until 1 pm, with the Shambhala Sadhana Full Moon from noon to 1. Continue »