Programs

Sadhana of Mahamudra (New Moon)

January 5th—December 26th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra, a liturgical text, is practiced on the new moon days. It was written with the expressed intention of overcoming the obstacles of spiritual materialism in our practice, our lives and the world. Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

with Paul Benson & Edward Hargadon

January 30th—February 27th

Learning to work with our anxiety, we are not blocked by fear. Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings of mind and the nature of reality, we learn to see clearly. We dare to face life and death as they are. Continue »

Black Power Meditation Group

with Justin Miles

February 20th—December 11th

The nature of Blackness is emptiness, humanity, love, wisdom, nurturing and generosity. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend I: Feel Human Again

with Shastri Jerry Webster

February 22nd—February 24th

Shambhala Training is a sequence of programs suitable for anyone interested in exploring meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and our world. Continue »

Maitri: Five Wisdom Energies

with Jennifer Parde

February 28th—March 28th

The five wisdom energies, also known as the five Buddha families, are both the building blocks of our egos and the expression of our wisdom. This class will allow us to experience these energies and explore their manifestation in the elements, Continue »

Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group

March 2nd

All women are welcome to join the Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group for our monthly gathering! Light breakfast & socializing starts at 9am; participant-led program is 10-11:30 am. Continue »

Family Day and Bodhi School

March 3rd

Our theme for 2018-2019 is "Kindness, Community, and the Wisdom of the Elements." Join us for FAMILY DAY AND BODHI SCHOOL each month for children from Age 2 years to High School, "Parenting as a Path" discussion group, and potluck lunch. Continue »

The Basic Goodness of Conflict: A Mindful Exploration of Conflict Transformation

with Geoff Cox

March 8th—March 10th

To say that human beings are fundamentally good at their core as an abstract idea is a powerful proclamation, but to experience the depth of that truth even in the midst of seemingly intractable conflict is another thing entirely. Continue »

Shambhala Training II: Discover Your Inner Warrior

March 22nd—March 24th

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 »

Is Enlightened Society Possible?

with Dr. Shante Smalls

March 29th—March 31st

Is Enlightened Society possible? In this weekend, participants will explore what the Shambhala concept of Enlightened Society might look like and how they may manifest it in a local and sustained manner. Continue »

Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group

April 6th

All women are welcome to join the Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group for our monthly gathering! Light breakfast & socializing starts at 9am; participant-led program is 10-11:30 am. Continue »

Family Day and Bodhi School

April 7th

Our theme for 2018-2019 is "Kindness, Community, and the Wisdom of the Elements." Join us for FAMILY DAY AND BODHI SCHOOL each month for children from Age 2 years to High School, "Parenting as a Path" discussion group, and potluck lunch. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend III: Warrior in the World

April 26th—April 28th

Shambhala Training Weekend III is the third retreat weekend in the highly acclaimed Shambhala Training curriculum. Completion of Shambhala Training Weekend II is a prerequisite for this program. "To be a warrior is to learn to be genuine in every moment Continue »

Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group

May 4th

All women are welcome to join the Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group for our monthly gathering! Light breakfast & socializing starts at 9am; participant-led program is 10-11:30 am. Continue »

Community Gathering - Haiku Hike at the Cylburn Arboretum

May 5th

Our theme for 2018-2019 is "Kindness, Community, and the Wisdom of the Elements." Join us for FAMILY DAY AND BODHI SCHOOL each month for children from Age 2 years to High School, "Parenting as a Path" discussion group, and potluck lunch. Continue »

Wisdom in Everyday Life

May 7th—June 4th

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. Students will receive practical instructions for transforming confused emotions and situations into effective actions as they arise. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Jennifer Parde

May 31st—June 2nd

In Shambhala Training Weekend IV: Awakened Heart, we learn how to open our hearts so we can communicate more fully with the world. Rather than using our experiences as an occasion to regenerate habitual patterns, we can use them as reminders to further wa Continue »

Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group

June 1st

All women are welcome to join the Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group for our monthly gathering! Light breakfast & socializing starts at 9am; participant-led program is 10-11:30 am. Continue »