Programs

Child Care: Tiny Tigers 2nd Sundays!

June 9th—May 10th

Tiny Tigers childcare occurs during the Sunday morning community meditation and discussion on the second Sunday of the month. Child care for children 2 years old through pre-school age is led by the Shambhala Parent Cooperative. 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 »

Sunday Morning White Tara Practice

with Acharya Christie Cashman

March 8th

You are invited to a special practice session with Acharya Christie Cashman on Sunday morning March 8th from 9:45 to 12:00 noon in which she will lead our community in the practice of White Tara. 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 »

Community Gardening Day

March 15th

Please join us at the Seattle Shambhala Center to work outdoors at our center and refresh our environment. The more the merrier! 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 »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Janet Bass

March 20th—March 22nd

Having experienced a taste of basic goodness, we want to go forward. Meditation allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. Continue »

Parenting as Path - Mindfulness for Busy Parents

with Shastri Iris Ramos

March 28th

Recognizing the intense responsibility and challenge of bringing up children in today's society this program highlights realigning and rebalancing ourselves with the tuning fork of basic goodness. This special offering for parents includes childcare. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Janet Bass & Katie Derthick

March 30th—April 27th

This course is part of the "Everyday Life" series of the Way of Shambhala path of training. The course includes guided meditation, talks, and open discussion of the challenges that meditators face in their practice. 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 »

Windhorse

with Dan Peterson

April 17th—April 19th

The practice of raising windhorse opens the heart and refreshes one's confidence by learning to harness the energy of vast mind. Thus, one can bring about skillful and heartfelt social engagement. 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 »