Introductory

Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group

Year of Compassion: The Paramitas

September 26th—October 24th

The Paramitas, is the second course of the four-part series exploring the Shambhala Mahayana teachings. This 5-week course includes Tonglen instruction and an audio talk by Acharya Pema Chodron, recorded talks by Shambhala Acharyas, readings,discussion. Continue »

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 »

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 »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Learn to Meditate

with Gerard Van Gils

November 3rd

Interested in meditation? This is the class for you! Come and receive instruction on meditation from one of our senior teachers. This is open to EVERYONE! It is a great class for beginners but also beneficial for the seasoned practitioner. Continue »

St. Petersburg/Tampa Shambhala Meditation Center

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Shastri Will Ryken

November 6th—December 4th

OPEN TO EVERYONE!!! Through the gentle precision of meditation practice, we can learn to appreciate ourselves and our simple, day-to-day human experiences. Continue »