The Way of Shambhala Programs

Shambhala offers an extensive structured path of training in authentic meditation practices and teachings for people who are interested in pursuing such a path. The name of this path is The Way of Shambhala. If you would like a simple introduction, you may choose to sample a workshop, a course or a weekend—or several, at any time.  For more information, see the overview page.

Way of Shambhala

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

September 12th—October 10th

Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings of mind and the nature of reality, we learn to see clearly. We dare to face life and death as they are. The meditator, open to uncertainty, goes beyond the emotions of hope and fear to experience equanimity Continue »

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV

with Charity Martin

September 15th—September 17th

Trusting further in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. We find that we can extend ourselves to others fully and with kindn Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level One for Youth (Ages 12-18)

with Acharya Alan Schwartz

October 28th—October 29th

The instruction and practices will be offered in a relevant way specifically geared toward youth ages 12 to 18. This weekend-long program includes meditation instruction with periods of sitting and walking practice, talks, group discussion and personal me Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life: A Five-Week Course

January 9th—February 6th (2018)

Give yourself the gift of meditation and infuse your life and the lives of those around you with compassion, caring, and kindness. Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

February 9th—February 11th (2018)

New meditators, or those looking to reconnect with meditation practice, learn the basic foundations of the Shambhala teachings on universal human wisdom. Continue »