Upcoming Programs and Events

To learn about our ongoing weekly events see Public Meditation.
To learn about our approach to program prices see Program Pricing.

Children’s Time at The Shambhala Centre

With Lynn Dragone

Open Dates
Kootenay Shambhala Meditation Centre
We are reviving the Sunday children's time at the Kootenay Shambhala Centre. The idea is to host children with story, arts and a variety of mindfulness practices while providing parents time to practice meditation. We propose that we host young children age 3-6 from 9:30-10:30 going into tea time, and older children  7 and up from 11-12. I would […]

Rites of Passage

With Lynn Dragone

Open Dates
  Rites Of Passage are being offered for 8-10 year olds of all faiths at the Kootenay Shambhala Meditation Center on Saturdays beginning in May. The Shambhala Rites of Passage program recognizes and honours the natural growing maturity of children of this age group. The program teaches children to use meditation, dharma arts and activities […]

Moon of Kindness Transmission Weekend

With Acharya Susan Chapman

June 8 - 10, 2018
Kootenay Shambhala Meditation Centre
Acharya Susan Chapman will be coming to Nelson to give the transmission of the "Moon of Kindness" practice. This practice will provide a basis for post Rigden study and practice, replacing the old Sacred Path weekends and classes. All Sacred Path graduates are invited to join with the newer Rigden Weekend graduates in the study […]

Open Sky – Shambhala Training Level V

With Matthew Lyon

September 28 - 30, 2018
Book now and get 15% off listed prices. Offer valid until Aug 13, 2018.
This program is part of The Way of Shambhala, our core path of training.    "The point of Shambhala Training is to get out of the cocoon, which is the shyness and aggression in which we have wrapped ourselves."  —Chögyam Trungpa Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky […]