You have found a place to rest your mind and make friends with being human.
The Kootenay Shambhala Meditation Centre is part of an international community of meditation centres founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and now led by his son and lineage holder Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.
Our Centre, located in Nelson, British Columbia, offers free meditation instruction, an integrated Shambhala Buddhist curriculum called The Way of Shambhala, a range of community activities and more—all meant to help people of all kinds awaken their innate wisdom, compassion and sense of delight.
We invite you to join us in celebrating this journey of discovery.
Contentment in Everyday Life
November 13th - December 11th
This five-class core curriculum course uses a variety of learning aids to help students meet difficult emotions and the challenges of life with gentleness, mindfulness and inquisitiveness. Everyone is welcome.more info
Joy In Everyday Life
January 15th (2014)- February 12th (2014)
Open to all, this five-class core path course introduces the Buddhist teachings on intelligent compassion and fosters discovery of the joy of discipline, health and bravery.more info
PUBLIC TALK - What is Mindful Relationship?
January 16th (2014)
Relationship almost always involves communication. The term "Mindful Communication" speaks to the reality of "unmindful communication," the patterns which arise out of our fear that our relationships aren't fundamentally helpful or good. Hence we "tune...more info
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