Programs

Making Friends with Yourself: An Online Course with Pema Chödrön

July 17th—August 21st

Please join in community for this online course with Pema Chödrön, "Making Friends with Yourself." This course is offered free of charge. Continue »

All Ages Game Night and Ice Cream Making Social

August 19th

Join us on Sunday August 19th from 4 - 7pm for games and fun at the center. We will be making ice cream with the kids and sharing pizza. Please feel free to bring a beverage or side to share! And please bring games that you love as well! Continue »

Basic Goodness 1: Who Am I?

with Paul Benson

September 12th—September 29th

Open to all. This class will focus on contemplative investigations of the self, appropriate for beginner to advanced students Continue »

Shambhala Training 1: Feel Human Again

with Yeshe Clarke

September 15th—September 16th

Open to all! Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Continue »

Community Meeting

September 16th

Drala Day

September 22nd

Come help beautify our center so that all who enter can feel basic goodness radiating in the environment. We will sweep, vacuum, dust, polish, and arrange for the benefit of all beings. Come for as much or as little of the day as you would like. Continue »

Harvest of Peace

September 23rd

Please join us for a celebration of gratitude for the bounty of the season, the richness of our community, and precious gift of the teachings. Continue »

Staff Training Day

September 30th

Basic Goodness 2: The Basic Goodness of Society

with Yeshe Clarke

October 9th—November 13th

Open to all. An exploration of how our meditation practice and view of basic goodness can support societal transformation Continue »

RADICAL SIMPLICITY: Shambhala Meditation for a Troubled World with Acharya Richard John

with Acharya Richard John

October 12th—October 14th

Open to all. We will draw on the wisdom of Buddhism, Tibetan shamanism, the Quakers, Martin Luther King, Thomas Merton, Karen Armstrong and others. In a gentle environment, Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

October 17th—November 14th

Open to all. The heart of meditation practice is learning to rest in the present moment and find contentment with what is going on around us. Continue »

Community Meeting

October 21st

Community Meeting

November 18th

Walking the Bodhisattva Path

with Justin Miles & Chris Kreeger

November 20th—December 18th

This course introduces the view and practice of Mahayana (Great Vehicle) Buddhism. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life

with Edward Hargadon

November 21st—December 19th

Joy in Everyday Life expands upon our experience in meditation by developing kindness toward ourselves and others. Continue »

Thanksgiving (Our Center will be closed!)

November 22nd

We're out celebrating the holiday! Continue »

Shambhala Training II: Discover Your Inner Warrior

with Chris Kreeger

December 7th—December 9th

Shambhala Training Weekend II: Discover Your Inner Warrior builds on the foundation of the meditation practice that was introduced in Weekend I and explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world we live in. Continue »

Community Meeting

December 16th

Christmas (Our Center will be closed!)

December 25th

We're out celebrating the holiday! Happy Holidays! Continue »