Programs

Gender Dynamics: Conversations on Gender & Sexuality in the Three Yanas of Buddhism [Online]

with Chuy Garcia & Rachel DeMotts

March 18th—May 28th

A three-month course exploring gender and sexuality in the three Buddhist vehicles through facilitated local discussion, recorded talks, and live interactive sessions with senior teacher Holly Gayley and others. Continue »

Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training Level III [Online]

with Anne Fraser & Robert Lehmann

April 9th—May 1st

Taking the gentleness, fearlessness and clarity of meditation practice into our daily lives. Prerequisites: Level I & Level II Continue »

Death Cafe [Online]

April 24th

A thoughtful discussion without expectations about all aspects of death, dying, and living with the conscious awareness of death. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra [Online]

April 26th

Although the Sadhana is a vajrayana practice, it is open to everyone, and no previous experience with the practice is necessary. The practice consists of meditation and chanting the Sadhana of Mahamudra text, and lasts about an hour. Continue »

The Four Immeasurables Practice & Discussion [Online]

April 29th - Date postponed or cancelled

The Four Immeasurables—the cultivation of loving-kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, and equanimity—are practices that help us develop deeper understanding through contemplation.  Continue »

Contemplative Creativity Lab: Journaling as Practice [Online]

with Yuichi Handa

May 8th

Journaling can be a place where fresh new perspectives and understandings arise, drawing us closer to our hearts and to what truly matters to us. Continue »

Dying Well: A Book & Community Conversation [Online]

with Richard Reoch, Ron Schultz, Joshua Northcutt

May 8th

Please join Seattle Shambhala for an interactive conversation on Zoom with Richard Reoch, author of Dying Well, Ron Schultz (host), and guests Joshua Northcutt & Dr. Maria Lewis. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation: Sitting in Solidarity [Online]

May 9th

We will dedicate our Sunday Morning Open House to sit in solidarity with those who stand against racism. Join us. Continue »

Monthly Sunday Women's Sit [Online]

with Rachel DeMotts

May 9th

All women are welcome to join us for meditation and conversation. This is a monthly safe space for us to connect and to practice. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra [Online]

May 11th

Although the Sadhana is a vajrayana practice, it is open to everyone, and no previous experience with the practice is necessary. The practice consists of meditation and chanting the Sadhana of Mahamudra text, and lasts about an hour. Continue »

Kalapa Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging [Online]

with Shelley Pierce

May 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 »

Sadhana of Mahamudra [Online]

May 26th

Although the Sadhana is a vajrayana practice, it is open to everyone, and no previous experience with the practice is necessary. The practice consists of meditation and chanting the Sadhana of Mahamudra text, and lasts about an hour. Continue »

Death Cafe [Online]

May 29th

A thoughtful discussion without expectations about all aspects of death, dying, and living with the conscious awareness of death. Continue »

Monthly Sunday Women's Sit [Online]

with Rachel DeMotts

June 13th

All women are welcome to join us for meditation and conversation. This is a monthly safe space for us to connect and to practice. Continue »

Kalapa Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging [Online]

with Shelley Pierce

June 19th

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 »

Death Cafe [Online]

June 26th

A thoughtful discussion without expectations about all aspects of death, dying, and living with the conscious awareness of death. Continue »