Parinirvana of Chogyam Trungpa

April 4, 2018
The parinirvana of the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche is a day for the Shambhala sangha to gather together to celebrate his life and teachings. We will practice the Sadhana of Mahamudra feast. Bring a potluck dish.

Special Earth Day Retreat: Contemplative Ecology – Renewing our Earth Connection

With Shastri Donna Williams

April 20 - 22, 2018
Join us in the forests of Sky Lake Shambhala Meditation Center. We'll reconnect with our senses in this landscape of trees and rocks and experience the restorative effects that connection brings through sensory practices, meditation, and movement.

Kami Nature Shrine Opening

With Dr. Eva Wong

June 10, 2018
The Kami Shrine of Sky Lake is situated among rock formations that resemble the sacred islands of the divine spirits. On June 10, there will be an opening ceremony of the Kami Shrine. This ceremony is part of the program “The Ways of the Earth and Sky” led by Taoist practitioner Eva Wong. The public are invited to participate in the ceremony.

Buddhist Refuge and Bodhisattva Vows

With Acharya Arawana Hayashi

September 28 - 30, 2018
This weekend program is for anyone interested in learning more about or formally taking the Buddhist Refuge Vow or Bodhisattva Vow.

Rigden Ngöndro Instructor Training (Apply)

With Acharya Dale Asrael

December 14 - 19, 2018
The Rigden Ngöndro Instructor Training is designed for MIs who provide support for students doing the Primordial Rigden Ngöndro. We will work particularly with the view as it has been taught by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. You must apply to attend.

Snow Lion Weekthün

With Shastri Mary Campbell

December 27, 2018 - January 3, 2019
Snow lions delight in crisp mountain air, they frolic in basic splendidness enjoying freshness on the spot. Join us for our annual week long meditation intensive, an opportunity to fully immerse oneself in mindfulness. Open to beginner and experienced meditators.