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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Contentment in Everyday Life

with Acharya Eve Rosenthal & Lida Anne Elliott

November 17th—December 15th

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 si Continue »

Open House Series: Exploring Shambhala Culture

with Adana Barbieri & Jonathan Barbieri

November 18th—December 2nd

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

Nynthün: The heart of the matter! Deep Practice and some Study

with Mary Kubicki & Chris Stockinger

November 22nd—February 28th (2016)

10 AM to 4 PM practice day (Nynthün) with book discussion. Come together with your old friends and meet new ones. Come to refresh your practice and to realize the benefits of extended sessions of practice. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World - Weekend Retreat

with Artist to the Court Greg Smith

December 11th—December 13th

In Shambhala Training Level III we work in a deliberate way. We make an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated during our meditation practice into all aspects of our daily life... Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human - Weekend Retreat

with Adana Barbieri

January 8th—January 10th (2016)

This is the first in a series of weekend programs which will help you discover innate dignity, worthiness, and goodness. With shamatha meditation as a foundation, together we'll explore fearlessness, confidence, and gentleness toward ourselves and others. Continue »