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.
Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human
April 24th - May 29th
This course asks the question, "Who am I?" and explores the sense of self. It includes teachings on basic goodness, selflessness, the arising of ego and cocoon, the five skandhas (form, feeling, perception, formation and consciousness), buddha-nature, andmore info
May 31st - June 2nd
The Rigden Weekend, led by Acharya Susan Chapman, shows how contentment, joy,
fearlessness and wisdom of the Way of Shambhala I culminate in unconditional confidence – the foundation of being a Shambhala warrior in the world.more info
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