Community Practice

Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos – Dön Season Chants

February 5 - 14, 2018
Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos is a contemplation of how a sacred perspective can restore balance in the world. By tuning into the message of the chant, we pacify wrathful deities and the darkness of winter.

Neutral Day: Uncovering Sacred Space

February 15, 2018
On this day we put time and care into our environment to uplift our spaces. This allows us to start the new year with a sense of freshness, new beginnings, openness, and possibility. This community practice is a ziji filled way to share your generosity, be with friends in a simple way, and express your care for Sky Lake.

Shambhala Day 2018: Year of the Earth Dog

February 16, 2018
Shambhala New Year of the Earth Dog is nearly upon us – a time when we will gather together to enjoy traditions of our warrior culture, receive direction and teachings from the Sakyong and celebrate the beginning of a new year as a global community.

Shambhala Sadhana Retreat

With Acharya Richard John

February 17, 2018
A delightful way to start the year of the Earth dog, this is an opportunity for all practitioners to study and practice the Shambhala Sadhana with Acharya Richard John who will be leading this full day retreat. Everyone is welcome!

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.

Contemplative Ecology: Renewing our Earth Connection

With 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
Join us for the grand opening of the Kami Shrine with Feng Shui and Qigong master Dr. Eva Wong. Wear sturdy shoes and sun protection as we will be spending time outside followed by a light celebration indoors.