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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Exploring Enlightened Society

with Jonathan Barbieri & Adana Barbieri

January 7th—April 15th

A free talk on Wednesday, February 4 by Adana Barbieri, longtime Shambhala practitioner and teacher. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Adana Barbieri

January 8th—February 5th

This introductory course to The Way of Shambhala path, is designed to complement Shambhala Training Level I, and is open to all. You will learn and practice shamatha (peaceful abiding) meditation, and explore the teachings of basic goodness.... Continue »

Nyinthun: A Day of Practice - 2nd Sunday of Each Month

January 11th—December 13th

A day-long meditation intensive, or nyinthun, is a great way to deepen and energize your meditation practice. Continue »

An Uncommon King - A Movie Presentation

February 20th

An Uncommon King tells the life story of a young Tibetan (Mipham Rinpoche) as he attempts to overcome language, cultural and personal obstacles to take over from his wild pioneering father (Trungpa Rinpoche). Continue »

Heart of Recovery Retreat

with Jonathan Barbieri & Mark Wagner

February 27th—February 28th

The Heart of Recovery is offering a spiritual retreat focusing on working with addictive and wisdom aspects in our lives through meditation, contemplations, interactive talks and discussions, to explore our innate wisdom and our barriers. Continue »