Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome to arrive and leave as desired.

Open Public Sitting Hours

“Open Sitting” means that you may come and leave as you choose..

  • Sundays:  10am – noon. Free meditation instruction begins at 10am on Sundays.
  • Mondays: 5pm – 6pm.
  • Tuesdays: noon – 1pm. Free meditation instruction begins at noon on Tuesdays.
  • Wednesdays: 7pm – 8pm. Free meditation instruction begins at 7pm on Wed.


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Summer Book Group, The Myth of Freedom

with Pam Turner

July 11th—August 22nd

Please join our Summer Book Group, The Myth of Freedom! Reading and contemplating this book could be regarded as a journey into the mind of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. The root teacher of Shambhala and founder of our culture wrote this book, which was pub Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Acharya Eve Rosenthal, Kimberly Kita, Cary Weiner

July 14th—August 11th

Open to All - No Prerequisite: Contentment, simplicity, and mindfulness are connected with the precision of Hinayana, the teachings that form the foundation of Buddhism. In the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, the humbleness of the tiger brings alive this co Continue »

Nynthün: Day of Practice and Study

July 24th—August 28th

A day-long meditation intensive, or nyinthun, is a great way to deepen and energize your meditation practice. All practitioners are invited: beginners as well as experienced meditators. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Jonathan Barbieri

September 16th—September 18th

Shambhala Training is a path to develop the dignity of being human, using meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and toward our world. All are welcome! Continue »