All Programs

 

"What the Buddha Taught" Study Group (WEST LOOP/SUN)

September 8th—November 3rd

Join your neighbors for an in-depth exploration of the early teachings of the Buddha, focusing on the central Buddhist concept of interdependence - how karma works. Continue »

What the Buddha Taught Study Group (ZOOM/Tue)

September 10th—November 5th

Join your neighbors for an in-depth exploration via Zoom (online platform) of the early teachings of the Buddha, focusing on the central Buddhist concept of interdependence - how karma works. Continue »

The Joy of Letting Go with Ani Pema Chodron

September 16th—November 30th

A new online video course from Shambhala Publications, “The Joy of Letting Go,” is led by Acharya Pema Chodron, beloved Shambhala teacher, author, and Buddhist nun. Release fear, dissolve expectations, and embrace an open-hearted life. Continue »

"What the Buddha Taught" Study Group (HYDE PARK/Thu)

October 3rd—December 5th

Join your neighbors for an in-depth exploration of the early teachings of the Buddha, focusing on the central Buddhist concept of interdependence - how karma works. Continue »

Meridian Touch Japanese Qigong

with Jennifer O'Hara

October 7th—October 28th

Based on ancient Qigong exercises and Japanese Shiatsu exercises, Meridian Touch Japanese Qigong is a restorative series of movements that anyone can do. Continue »

​​​Discovering the Potency of the Heart: ​ An Introduction to ​Karuna Training

with Acharya Melissa Moore & Miriam Hall

October 19th

​Karuna Training is a mindfulness and compassion-based training program that offers participants both ancient and modern methods, tools, and practices for communicating genuinely and skillfully with others. Continue »

Vajrayana Day with Acharya Melissa Moore

with Acharya Melissa Moore

October 20th

An invitation to Vajrayana Practitioners to gather together and practice. Continue »

New Meditators Group

with Barbara Wolkowitz

October 25th

Looking to connect with other meditators? Join us for New Meditators Group on Friday evening. We will explore issues related to meditation practice, especially for people of all ages who are newer to meditation. Continue »

Exploring the Sadhana of Mahamudra

with Shastri Deborah Zarate

October 26th—October 27th

In this Buddhist program we will delve into teachings of The Sadhana of Mahamudra, a terma teaching of Trungpa Rinpoche. We will get a feeling for the structure of the sadhana and work with themes within it. This program introduces an important part of Continue »

Taoist Qigong Level 5

with Eva Wong

November 2nd—November 3rd

In Level 5 you'll continue on the path of internal and external strengthening by learning the 3 remaining Wudang Shan Five Animal Forms and completing the Immortals Guide and Red Phoenix. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Thomas Adducci

November 2nd

Ideal for beginners as well as students who want to work on stabilizing their meditation, this half day program gives you the essential techniques and reasons for meditation practice in everyday life. Continue »

Shambhala Guide Training

with Shastri Marita McLaughlin & Shastri Deborah Zarate

November 7th—November 11th

Prepare yourself to support new practitioners on their paths. Continue »

The Warrior Awakes

with Larry Wolf & Dr. Timothy Pedigo

November 16th—November 17th

This is the 2nd course in the Shambhala Training series. Having experienced a taste of basic goodness, we want to go forward. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. Continue »

Square One Saturdays Art Salon

November 16th

An informal gathering to share our creations in any media, discuss contemplative art practices and learn more about the Shambhala Art teachings. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

with Alice Dan

November 24th

All are welcome to this monthly Vajrayana practice. Please join us! Continue »

Shambhala Art Part 2: Seeing Things as They Are

with Rebekah Younger

December 7th - Date postponed or cancelled

Shambhala Art Part 2: Seeing Things as They Are looks more closely at the process of perception and how our thinking influences our perceptions. Continue »

Shambhala Art Part 1: Coming to Your Senses

with Rebekah Younger & Paul Romejko

December 7th

Shambhala Art Part 1: Coming to Your Senses explores the fertile ground of connecting to our sense perceptions and meditative mind for creative expression. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Barbara Wolkowitz

December 8th

Ideal for beginners as well as students who want to work on stabilizing their meditation, this half day program gives you the essential techniques and reasons for meditation practice in everyday life. Continue »

Nyinthun / Daylong Meditation Retreat

with Shastri David Stone

December 22nd

All are welcome to join this day of meditation practice; morning, afternoon, and evening sessions; partial attendance is fine. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

with Alice Dan

December 28th

All are welcome to this monthly Vajrayana practice. Please join us! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

with Alice Dan

January 22nd (2020)