Programs

The First Noble Truth: Meeting Suffering with Maitri -- Foundations for Freedom, Course 1

May 18th—June 15th

Seattle Shambhala Center is pleased to offer the five courses that make up the year long program, Foundations for Freedom, currently being offered by Shambhala online. Part One explores the First Noble Truth, Meeting Suffering with Maitri. Continue »

ONLINE OFFERING - Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 5th

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 »

Online Offering - The Wish-Fulfilling Practice of White Tara

with Matthew Lyon

June 6th

Join Matthew Lyon for an introduction and guided practice of White Tara. In doing the practice of Tara, we identify ourselves with her enlightened qualities and invoke her energy of protection to overcome obstacles to spiritual and physical health. Continue »

Online Offering - A Good Death

with Terry Jaworski & Thomas Gaylord

June 13th

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

ONLINE OFFERING: Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 20th

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 »

Online Offering: Kalapa Ikebana

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 »

ONLINE OFFERING - Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 4th

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 »