Programs for Canada & US: Pacific Northwest Region

Seattle Shambhala Center

Sadhana of Mahamudra [Online]

April 23rd—September 17th

Although the Sadhana is a vajrayana practice, it is open to everyone, and no previous experience with the practice is necessary. The practice consists of meditation and chanting the Sadhana of Mahamudra text, and lasts about an hour. Continue »

Seattle Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training Levels 1-5: Follow Up Sessions [Online]

with Rick Meyers

July 8th—August 19th

If you have finished Shambhala Training levels 1-5, then you are welcome to register for this free program. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Sadhana of Mahamudra [Online]

July 21st

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Tuesday Evening Meditation - Poetry Pocket Edition [Hybrid]

July 23rd

As part of our post-meditation and discussion experience - every 4th Tuesday we are including a “Poetry Pocket". Continue »

Seattle Shambhala Center

Flower Arranging Workshop [In-Person]

July 27th

We are honored and delighted that Sujata Kothari, who teaches flower arranging in her home in India, has agreed to provide a basic workshop for us at Shambhala Center. Continue »

Vancouver Shambhala Meditation Centre

Ikebana workshop with Mrs. Sally Yukawa

with Sally Yukawa

July 28th

Join Sogetsu ikebana teacher Mrs. Yukawa for an exploration of the Japanese Way of Flowers. Continue »

Seattle Shambhala Center

Meditation for a Broken Heart [Online]

with Alley Smith & Meli-Tashi Happy

July 31st

In this Shambhala Online session, Chaplain Alley Smith will lead you through a guided meditation to help you begin to heal from a broken heart. Continue »

Vancouver Shambhala Meditation Centre

Which Way is Up? Finding Heart in the Hardest of Times.

August 2nd—August 4th

Online program via Zoom, hosted by the Victoria Shambhala Centre, with Susan Chapman and Elesa Commerse drawing on Susan's new book "Which Way Is Up?" Continue »

Seattle Shambhala Center

Contemplative Creativity Lab: Open Studio [Online] - DATE CANCELED

August 10th

Contemplative Creativity Lab is an extension of the Shambhala Art/ Dharma Art teachings. Shambhala Art celebrates art that springs from the meditative mind. Continue »

Seattle Shambhala Center

Peacemaking and Sustaining the Heart of Compassion [online]

August 17th

Join Venerable Bhikshuni Lozang Yönten and Chaplain Alley Smith in session to examine the dynamic work of peacemaking. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Sadhana of Mahamudra [Online]

August 19th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

The Buddha's Discourse on Love: A study of the Metta Sutta-On Line

August 24th

Do you want to learn more about the Buddha’s teachings on love and loving kindness? Do you want to study Buddhism and read a “sutra” (ancient text of teachings taught by the Buddha) in community? In this session, we will explore the Buddha’s teachin Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Tuesday Evening Meditation - Poetry Pocket Edition [Hybrid]

August 27th

As part of our post-meditation and discussion experience - every 4th Tuesday we are including a “Poetry Pocket". Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Way of Shambhala Level I

with Mark Hazell

September 7th—September 8th

Through the practice of meditation, we begin to glimpse that goodness—rather than confusion—is the unconditional ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate hum Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Understanding Vajrayana: An Exploration of the Vajrayana Path and Culture: On-Line

September 7th—October 26th

About the Course Join an exploration of the profound path of Vajrayana that is open to all! This course is ideal for those who are longing to learn more about, inquire into, or refresh their connection to, the Vajrayana path. We will trace the map of key Continue »

Vancouver Shambhala Meditation Centre

Awakened Heart: Shambhala Training Level IV

September 14th—October 5th

The fourth program in the Heart of Warriorship, 4 saturday mornings, Sept 14-Oct 5, online via zoom Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Sadhana of Mahamudra [Online]

September 17th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Ira

September 27th—September 29th

Vancouver Shambhala Meditation Centre

Shambhala Training Intro weekend -- The Art of Being Human

October 5th—October 6th

This 1-1/2 day program is the first weekend in the Shamhala Training series of 5 weekends exploring meditation and mindfulness in the world. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Sadhana of Mahamudra [Online]

October 17th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Windhorse: Online

October 26th—October 27th

The self-existing energy that comes from letting go is called Windhorse in the Shambhala teachings. Wind is the energy of basic goodness, strong, exuberant, and brilliant. At the same time, basic goodness can be ridden, or employed in your life, which i Continue »

Vancouver Shambhala Meditation Centre

Meditating With The Body

with Lidija Martinovic Rekert

October 26th—October 27th

In this two day workshop, Lidija Rekert combines meditation with the body with the classical stages of resting the mind meditation. Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Being a Bodhisattva: Exploring the Bodhisattva Vow (On-Line)

November 2nd—November 16th

Planting such a seed as the bodhisattva vow undermines ego and leads to a tremendous expansion of perspective. Such heroism, or bigness of mind, fills all of space completely, utterly, absolutely. Within such a vast perspective, nothing is claustrophobic Continue »

Vancouver Shambhala Meditation Centre

Open Sky: Shambhala Training level V, online

November 9th—November 30th

The culmination of the 5-Level Heart of Warriorship program, online via Zoom, five Saturday mornings: Nov. 9, 16, 23, 30 Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Sadhana of Mahamudra [Online]

November 15th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Vancouver Shambhala Meditation Centre

Shambhala Training Level 2 - Birth of the Warrior

November 29th—December 1st

The second weekend of the Shambhala Training meditation program. Facing our habitual patterns with mindfulness and tenderness. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Sadhana of Mahamudra [Online]

December 15th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Vancouver Shambhala Meditation Centre

Shambhala Training Level 3 - Warrior In The World

January 10th—January 12th (2025)

The third weekend in the Shambhala Training meditation program. Taking the gentleness, fearlessness and clarity of meditation practice into our daily lives. Continue »