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The Birth of the Warrior - Shambhala Training Level 2

with Rebecca Hazell & Cameron Wenaus

March 5th—March 27th

Sadhana of Mahamudra - online

with Cameron Wenaus

March 13th

Open House


Learn to meditate, join a discussion, and meet people at our popular Monday Night Open House, 7–8:30pm. It’s open to all, free, and great for newcomers. Bring your friends! Learn more »

  • The I Ching for the year of the Iron Ox

    The I Ching is thrown for our centre on Shambhala Day. This year I threw the coins during our local sangha Zoom connection. This is what ‘turned up’. There are several sources for the interpretations., The I Ching Workbook/R.L.Wing  The I Ching or Book of Changes B.B. Walker and Acharya Dan Hessey The Yijing and … Continue 

  • Don Season: Clearing the way for Tibetan New Year/Shambhala Day

    (pronounced dun) Edited by L. Dragone from the original by Russ Rogers In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, there is a period before the Tibetan New Year on Friday Feb 12th in the late winter/early spring when accumulated karma comes to fruition and societal obstacles arise. This year, between Monday February 1st and Wednesday February 10th … Continue