The Way of Shambhala

The Way of Shambhala® is an extensive series of programs that provide an experiential introduction to meditation practice, wisdom teachings, contemplative arts, and physical disciplines rooted in the ancient traditions of Shambhala and Tibetan Buddhism. We invite new and experienced meditators as well as those looking to enrich their personal spiritual path to explore these teachings with us.

Special Funding Available

If you identify as a person of color or are an educator, M.Ed. student, or health care professional, you may be eligible for special financial support to attend our retreats.

Indicates Program with Prerequisites

June

June 23 - 30

Shambhala Training Retreat: Levels I - III

with Shastri Andrea Darby
Open to beginners and those new to meditation. Explore the Shambhala path of warriorship over the course of this week-long retreat, or join us for one or more levels.

June 25 - 27

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior *

with Shastri Andrea Darby

June 27 - 30

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World *

with Shastri Andrea Darby

August

August 9 - 11

Rigden Natural Confidence *

with Acharya Suzann Duquette
With the great problems now facing human society, it seems increasingly important to find simple ways to bring compassionate and strong leadership to the world, even in small ways.

September

September 16 - 23

Shambhala Training Retreat: Levels I - III

with Shastri Mark Blumenfeld
Open to beginners and those new to meditation. Explore the Shambhala path of warriorship over the course of this week-long retreat, or join us for one or more levels.

November

November 3 - 9

Shambhala Training Retreat: Levels IV - V *

with Shastri Nick Kranz
Awakened Heart and Open Sky are the culmination of the Heart of Warriorship section of Shambhala Training, and the prerequisite for entry into the Sacred Path section.

November 3 - 5

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart *

with Shastri Nick Kranz

November 6 - 9

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky *

with Shastri Nick Kranz

March

March 24 - 30, 2018

Shambhala Training Retreat: Levels IV - V *

with Shastri Henry Chapin
Awakened Heart and Open Sky are the culmination of the Heart of Warriorship section of Shambhala Training, and the prerequisite for entry into the Sacred Path section.

March 24 - 27, 2018

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart *

with Shastri Henry Chapin

March 27 - 30, 2018

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky *

with Shastri Henry Chapin