Programs

Meditation in Everyday Life

January 13th—February 10th

This course is designed to provide participants with the introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in daily life. Mindfulness meditation practice can bring greater stability, strength, and clarity. Open to everyone. Continue »

Great Eastern Sun

with Rachel DeMotts

January 24th—January 25th

This weekend retreat teaches us how to see the Great Eastern Sun, the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists, and emphasizes the living context for building a sane society. Prerequisites: WIEL and Level V. Continue »

Friday Evening Talk Only - Reclaiming Women's Stories of Resilence & Accomplishment

with Acharya Holly Gayley & Richard Merrill

February 7th

As Buddhist practitioners we have heard many stories of accomplished masters, but few about accomplished women, who have remained in the shadows of history. Retrieving these stories can enliven our understanding of the dharma and the various ways that wis Continue »

Reclaiming Women's Stories and the Feminine Principle in Buddhism

with Acharya Holly Gayley & Richard Merrill

February 7th—February 8th

As Buddhist practitioners we have heard many stories of accomplished masters, but few about accomplished women, who have remained in the shadows of history. Retrieving these stories can enliven our understanding of the dharma and the various ways that Continue »

Kalapa Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging

with Shelley Pierce

February 15th

Kalapa Ikebana is a contemplative practice in the Japanese art form of flower arranging. These unique teachings combine the traditional forms from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, with the teachings of Shambhala. Open to everyone. Continue »

Shambhala Day Live Broadcast: The Year of the Iron Mouse

February 24th

Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the New Year, which is one of the most important days of the Shambhala tradition. On the morning of Monday, February 24th, community members are invited to gather to mark the day with a lhasang and viewing of a live br Continue »

Shambhala Day Celebration: The Year of the Iron Mouse

February 29th

Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the New Year, which is one of the most important days of the Shambhala tradition. We will celebrate in full as a community with a replay of the broadcast from Monday, gratitude and acknowledgments, an astrological read Continue »

Seattle Shambhala 2020 Weekthun: Celebrating the Vajrayana

with Acharya Christie Cashman

March 6th—March 12th

Throughout this week-long retreat, we will explore how wrathful, peaceful, and effortless vajrayana methods “touch the fruition,” and thus remind us of our inherent wisdom. Continue »

Kalapa Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging

with Shelley Pierce

March 14th

Kalapa Ikebana is a contemplative practice in the Japanese art form of flower arranging. These unique teachings combine the traditional forms from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, with the teachings of Shambhala. Open to everyone. Continue »

Guide Training at Victoria (B.C.) Shambhala Centre

with Shastri Rebecca Hazell & Shastri Mark Hazell

March 20th—April 4th

A training program for those who wish to become Shambhala Guides or those who wish to review their previous training. Continue »

Kalapa Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging

with Shelley Pierce

April 11th

Kalapa Ikebana is a contemplative practice in the Japanese art form of flower arranging. These unique teachings combine the traditional forms from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, with the teachings of Shambhala. Open to everyone. Continue »

Kalapa Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging

with Shelley Pierce

May 9th

Kalapa Ikebana is a contemplative practice in the Japanese art form of flower arranging. These unique teachings combine the traditional forms from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, with the teachings of Shambhala. Open to everyone. Continue »

Kalapa Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging

with Shelley Pierce

June 27th

Kalapa Ikebana is a contemplative practice in the Japanese art form of flower arranging. These unique teachings combine the traditional forms from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, with the teachings of Shambhala. Open to everyone. Continue »