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Please join our community in any of these weekly gatherings. Beginners and seasoned practitioners come together for group sitting, meditation instruction, engaging lectures and discussions with one of our teachers. Each of these programs is an excellent way for first-time visitors to get a glimpse of Shambhala, and learn how to work with your mind through meditation. Our teachers give talks and lead discussion on basic human emotions and how to relate meditation experience to your daily life.

There is no charge for our weekly introductions, however donations are warmly accepted. All of the programs listed below are open to the public.

Weekly Groups Meditation
First and Second Sunday Morning Sit
Every First and Second Sunday from 10 AM to Noon

Please join us for an hour of meditation every Second Sunday. Practice begins at 10 AM and consists of sitting meditation and some movement. There is a 45 minute conversation starting at 11 AM followed by food and socializing.

Monthly Group Gatherings
The Sadhana of Mahamudra
takes place on the evenings of the new moon. The sadhana lasts about an hour, and involves both chanting and silent meditation. The Sadhana of Mahamudra is an important text composed by the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, in 1968 at Taktsang in Bhutan, in a cave where the great Tibetan Saint Padmasambhava meditated–a site held in great reverence in Buddhism.

The Shambhala Sadhana is powerful in its direct approach to basic goodness. It is a profound yet simple chanting and visualization practice that deepens our personal and societal connection with Basic Goodness. We gather on the full moon to engage in this profound practice so we can connect more fully with our hearts, each other and the world. The sadhana lasts about an hour, and involves both chanting and silent meditation.

Visit our Classes & Programs page for an up-to-date list of classes being offered at the center.