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.

 

Find how to get to our Shambhala Centre here.

 

Introductory

Good Medicine with Teachings from Pema Chödrön (Video)

with Pam Turner

September 12th—October 17th

Pema reveals the time-tested Buddhist antidote to suffering — and shows how to apply it in your own life. The simple and elegant meditation practice known as tonglen, she teaches, is the perfect medicine for ordinary people like ourselves. Continue »

Wednesday Open House Series: Exploring Shambhala Culture

with Adana Barbieri, Shastri Jonathan Barbieri, Cary Weiner

September 14th—December 14th

An Open House is a perfect introduction to the Shambhala teachings and mindfulness meditation, as well as an opportunity to connect with other awesome people. Continue »

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 »