Programs for Florida USA Region

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Writing is for Everyone!

with Tunde Nemeth & Steven Ray

January 12th—February 23rd

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 »

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Shastri Bill Brauer & Ella Reznikova

February 8th—February 10th

With trust in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. We can extend ourselves to others fully and with kindness. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Milarepa Day

February 18th

Join us for a day of chanting the beautiful Rain of Wisdom text. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Bodhisattva: Living for the Benefit of Others - 21st Century Edition

with Shastri Bill Brauer & Ella Reznikova

February 22nd—February 24th

How can we be enriched by Buddhist wisdom while learning to apply it our daily life? This weekend retreat will explore how we, as modern people living in a deeply challenging world, can cultivate sanity in ourselves and others. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Great Eastern Sun & Windhorse

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

March 8th—March 10th

Learn how to see the Great Eastern Sun, the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists and further your understanding of the windhorse practice. Continue »

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

March 15th—March 16th

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. The Way of Shambhala offers a structured path of meditation and a complete introduction to the foundations of Shambh Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Weekend Retreat Level III: Warrior in the World

with Gerard Van Gils

April 13th—April 14th

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

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

April 26th—April 28th

Having experienced the basic goodness of our fundamental nature, we want to go forward. Birth of the Warrior builds on the skills and insights learned in Level I with a focus on the habitual patterns and defenses we have developed over time. Continue »

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Summer Weekthun With Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls

with Dr. Shante Smalls

May 31st—June 7th

A summer week of practice in Palm Beach County, Florida. A Weekthun is an intensive, week-long meditation retreat for new and experienced meditators interested in deepening their mindfulness-awareness. Continue »