Meditation Instruction

The following represent our core mediation programs.  Each of these is highly recommended.

Way of Shambhala

Way of Shambhala: Joy in Everyday Life

with Alice Dan & Peter McLaughlin

February 2nd—March 2nd

This is the 3rd class in the Everyday Life series. All are welcome; there are no prerequisites. This class emphasizes awareness of the environment and expanding the heart. It introduces the contemplation of the Four Immeasurables for arousing and streng Continue »

Basic Goodness III - What is Real?

with Shastri David Stone & Larry Wolf

March 1st—April 5th

The third course asks the question, �??What is Real?�?� and focuses on a study of the phenomenal world. It emphasizes some of the core Buddhist teachings, such as impermanence, the process of perception, the "mind," and emptiness. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Shastri Deborah Zarate

March 17th—March 19th

Awakened Heart takes a further step toward precision and openness. Everything that occurs in meditation practice is used as a catalyst to bring you back. Appreciating this you can have an awakened heart, and live without resentment or expectation. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend 1: Feel Human Again

with Acharya Mitchell Levy & Larry Wolf

March 24th—March 25th

Open to all. In this 1 evening + 1 day workshop, participants are introduced to the idea of basic goodness and the practice of meditation in a supportive, social environment. The weekend includes meditation practice, talks and discussion. Continue »

Way of Shambhala: Contentment in Everyday Life

March 27th—April 24th

This class explores the benefits of mindfulness meditation in working with the ups and downs of everyday life. Starting with the foundation of basic goodness, we can approach both positive and negative emotions with gentleness and fearlessness. Continue »