Contemplative Disciplines

As a community, Shambhala embraces a variety of contemplative arts and practices. These disciplines are inspired by Nalanda, an eleventh-century Indian university that welcomed teachings from many different traditions. Contemplative arts and practices bring beauty, vividness and wisdom to our lives and environment.


July 19 - 22

Women's Kyudo Retreat *

with Lucy Halverson
Touching on the grace, dignity and tranquility of kyudo, this retreat offers women the opportunity to practice together in the relaxed setting of a contemplative community.


November 16 - 20

Mudra Space Awareness

with Rupa Acharya Suzann Duquette and Dr. Craig Smith
Unlock your inherent freedom and create a radical shift in your understanding of the mind/body relationship to space.