Programs for Florida USA Region

Palm Beach County Shambhala

Writing is for Everyone!

with Tunde Nemeth & Steven Ray

June 23rd—November 10th

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 II: Birth of the Warrior

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

October 26th—October 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 »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Nyinthun

with Nora Wiser

November 3rd

Join us for a day of meditation practice. All levels -- including beginners -- welcome! Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Sacred Path of the Warrior Retreat

with Shastri Will Ryken

November 10th

OPEN TO ALL! Come and explore the book "Shambhala- Sacred Path of the Warrior" by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche in a contemplative retreat setting. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Great Eastern Sun & Windhorse

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

November 16th—November 18th

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 »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Thanksgiving City Weekthun

with Shastri Will Ryken

November 18th—November 24th

A city weekthun, or week-long practice intensive, is a unique opportunity to deepen one's meditation practice without going far from home. New and experienced meditators are welcome. Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Nyinthun

with Nora Wiser

December 1st

Join us for a day of meditation practice. All levels -- including beginners -- welcome! Continue »

Palm Beach County Shambhala

The Art of Being Human: Level I--Beginning the Path of Warriorship

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

December 7th—December 8th

The Art of Being Human: A Friday evening - Saturday afternoon retreat. Meditation uncovers our wisdom and sharpens our intelligence, allowing us to live more authentically from the heart. In this workshop the path of Warriorship is introduced along with Continue »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Contentment in Everyday Life (CIEL)

December 7th—December 9th

Explore mindful appreciation and gentleness to oneself. Foundational Buddhist teachings are introduced. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Sadhana of Mahamudra Weekend Retreat

with Linda Lewis

December 7th—December 9th

OPEN TO ALL!! Learn about the Sadhana of Mahamudra, one of the mind-treasures of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche that is recited regularly at all Shambhala Centers as a means of overcoming obstacles in one's practice and life. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Weekend Retreat Level II - Birth of the Warrior

with Shastri Will Ryken

January 12th—January 13th (2019)

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 »

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Birth of a Warrior: Shambhala Training Level II

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

January 19th—January 20th (2019)

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. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. Continue »