Programs for Florida USA Region

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Writing is for Everyone!

with Tunde Nemeth & Steven Ray

May 4th—June 22nd

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 »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

A Year of Deepening in Compassion Part II: The Joyful Snow Lion

May 12th—July 14th

Please join us as we come together as a Shambhala Community to study and deepen our practice of Shambhala Buddhism. We will be doing this Shambhala Online class together on Sundays. The path of the Bodhisattva Warrior begins with developing affection f Continue »

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Level V: Open Sky

with Shastri Will Ryken

May 17th—May 19th

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind -- a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. We learn to trust our nature enough to let go into the present moment. This is Continue »

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Seven Days of Mindfulness

with Dr. Shanté Smalls

May 31st—June 7th

A 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 »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training Level III

with Shastri Will Ryken & Paula Bickford

June 8th—June 9th

Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we are willing to experience our life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness to our activities. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Sacred Path Series: Drala

with Shastri Gayle Van Gils

July 27th—July 28th

Drala introduces students to the sacred energy and power that exists when we open our hearts and step beyond aggression. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Weekend Retreat Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Paula Bickford

July 27th—July 28th

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

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Joy in Everyday Life (JIEL)

September 9th—October 7th

Explore compassion, joyous discipline, and healthy energy. Buddhist teachings on aspiring and loving action are presented. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Is Enlightened Society Possible?

with Dr. Shanté 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 »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Sacred Path Series: Meek & Perky

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

November 15th

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 »