Shambhala

Sacred Path: Golden Key

With Shastri Donna Williams

July 26 - 29, 2018
Drawing wisdom from The Letter of the Golden Key, a Shambhala root text that addresses our relationship to the material world and our sense perceptions, we will learn the practice of enriching presence — the ability to instantly sense the inner wealth within ourselves, phenomena, and the natural world.

Awakened Heart & Open Sky: Shambhala Training Levels IV & V

With Shastri Nicholas Kranz

August 3 - 7, 2018
Levels IV and V are the concluding levels of the Heart of Warriorship program. These two levels provide a strong foundation in mindfulness-awareness meditation practice, emphasizing the development of genuine confidence, humor, and personal dignity within the complexity of daily life.

Harvest of Peace

September 23, 2018
The Harvest of Peace Nyida Day is our opportunity to focus on community, and to mark the changing of seasons as a sangha. "Nyi" comes from "Nyima" meaning sun, and "da" comes from "dawa" meaning moon, so together Nyida is the name given to the holidays where we mark the seasonal solstice and equinox days. […]

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

With Shastri Nicholas Kranz

October 5 - 7, 2018
Establish or deepen your sitting practice in this powerful introductory retreat that explores the basic technique of mindfulness meditation. By settling our minds we begin to see the magic of the world beyond our habits and experience the power of resting in the present.

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.

Vajrayana Group Practice Week

With Acharya Richard John

January 18 - 22, 2019
Details coming soon!

Werma Instructor Training

With Acharya Christie Cashman

February 14 - 18, 2019
This pilot Werma Instructor Training is designed to help meditation instructors provide support for students practicing the Werma Sadhana.

Shambhala Guide Training

With Shastri Nicholas Kranz

May 23 - 27, 2019
Train to give initial meditation instruction, as well as be a resource, friend, and host to newcomers within the context of Shambhala Center educational programs and events.