Programs for Florida USA Region

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

with Mary Sehlinger

October 18th—October 19th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

A Year of Deepening in Compassion Part IV: Dragon, compassionate engagement: Lojong, mind training

October 20th

Join us for Part IV of this yearlong series on the Mahayan teachings of Buddhism Dragon, compassionate engagement: Lojong, mind training Continue »

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

October 25th—October 26th

The Art of Being Human is the first in the series of Shambhala Training weekends and the first program in the Way of Shambhala curriculum. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Weekend Retreat Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Paula Bickford

October 26th—October 27th

Learn how to open our hearts so we can communicate more fully with the world. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Is Enlightened Society Possible?

with Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls

November 1st—November 2nd

Shambhala is committed to manifesting as an enlightened society. What does that mean for the individual? for a community? for our role in the world at large? How do we find basic goodness in a political climate of misogyny, racism, homophobia? Come and Continue »

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Writing is for Everyone!

with Tunde Nemeth & Steven Ray

November 2nd—December 21st

Writing, like meditation, is a solitary act that benefits greatly from practice with others. Come join us in exploring what happens when meditation gets involved with writing. Drawing on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones), Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Sacred Path Series: Meek & Perky

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

November 15th—November 17th

Training in the four dignities, Meek, Perky, Outrageous & Inscrutable, we mature as warriors, widening our sphere of benevolent engagement in the world with humility, nobility, vision, upliftedness, and delight. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Weekend Retreat Level II - Birth of the Warrior

with Shastri Will Ryken

January 11th—January 12th (2020)

This weekend builds on the foundation of the meditation practice introduced in the Level I weekend retreat by exploring how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Weekend Retreat Level III: Warrior in the World

April 18th—April 19th (2020)

This weekend retreat requires completion of the Level II Weekend Retreat Continue »