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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Meditation in Everyday Life - Introductory Course

with Shastri Janet Solyntjes, Darlene Velder, Mark Wagner

September 27th—October 25th

This introduction to The Way of Shambhala, is open to all. You will learn and practice shamatha (peaceful abiding) meditation, and explore the teachings of basic goodness.... Continue »

Wednesday Open House Series: Exploring Shambhala Culture

with Adana Barbieri, Shastri Jonathan Barbieri, Cary Weiner

October 19th—December 14th

An Open House is a perfect introduction to the Shambhala teachings and mindfulness meditation. Join us on 10/19 for Cary Weiner's talk: "Just Show Up: being ourselves in everyday life" when he will discuss the meaning and power of being ourselves in teh Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Acharya Eve Rosenthal & Darlene Velder

November 17th—December 22nd

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 »