Programs for Pacific Northwest Canada & USA Region

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Wednesday Open House Online

April 1st—August 26th

Join us online Wednesday evenings for open meditation, meditation instruction and a dharma talk. All are welcome, Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Sunday Morning Sitting Online

April 5th—August 30th

Join us for meditation and Maitri practice in an online format. Open to everyone, Just click on the link below to join the online meeting from your device. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Aging in Enlightened Society - The Five Invitations ONLINE

April 6th—November 16th

The Portland Aging group, Aging in Enlightened Society, is a social group for those who are experiencing aging – whether it be turning 40 or 70. The group has decided to read and discuss “The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can teach Us About Liv Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Online Guide Training Study Group

with Shastri Rebecca Hazell

April 9th—June 18th

Online study group for Shambhala Guides prerequisites appyl Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Bodhisattva Study Group ONLINE

April 13th—August 24th

The Bodhisattva Study Group is open to all students of the dharma who are interested in deepening their understanding of the Bodhisattva path. Texts we're studying include Shantideva's "The Way of the Bodhisattva." Continue »

Kamloops Shambhala Meditation Group

Saturday Morning Meditation on Zoom

May 9th—June 6th - Date postponed or cancelled

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Medicine Buddha & the Five Wisdoms Online

with Dr. James Sacamano

May 11th—September 14th

Here we will explore how the practice of Medicine Buddha and working with the Five Wisdom Energies work with each other to help us turn obstacles into path Continue »

Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre

Kind, Brave, and Wise: An Online Introduction to the Path of Meditation

with Shastri Mark Hazell & Tineke Saul

May 16th—June 13th

This online workshop introduces the view and practice of meditation, which is an excellent way to tune into and cultivate our innate qualities as human beings: kindness, courage and wisdom. Open to All Continue »

Bellingham Shambhala Meditation Center

Virtual Monday Night Open House ~ ONLINE

May 18th—June 29th

Join us ONLINE from your home for sitting practice while we navigate new territory in staying connected through elctronic technology! IMPORTANT: Zoom has enhanced security and now requires a password. Click into the Program Description. Continue »

Seattle Shambhala Center

The First Noble Truth: Meeting Suffering with Maitri -- Foundations for Freedom, Course 1

May 18th—June 15th

Seattle Shambhala Center is pleased to offer the five courses that make up the year long program, Foundations for Freedom, currently being offered by Shambhala online. Part One explores the First Noble Truth, Meeting Suffering with Maitri. Continue »

Bellingham Shambhala Meditation Center

Virtual Evening Meditation ~ ONLINE ~ Thursday, Friday & Saturday Nights

May 21st—July 2nd

ONLINE Sitting Meditation on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights while we are closed during Covid social distancing advisories. Robin Rieck will host via Zoom from the Center shrine room. Click for connection information. Continue »

Bellingham Shambhala Meditation Center

Virtual Sunday Morning Meditation ~ ONLINE

May 24th—June 28th

ONLINE Sitting Meditation on Sunday mornings while we are closed during Covid social distancing advisories. Robin Rieck will host via Zoom from the Center shrine room. Click for connection information. Continue »

Seattle Shambhala Center

ONLINE OFFERING - Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 5th

Although the Sadhana is a vajrayana practice, it is open to everyone, and no previous experience with the practice is necessary. The practice consists of meditation and chanting the Sadhana of Mahamudra text, and lasts about an hour. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

The Wish-Fulfilling Practice of White Tara w Matthew Lyon - SEATTLE ONLINE

June 6th

Matthew Lyon will provide an introduction and a commentary on the Shambhala White Tara practice, as well as the lung. He will lead a guided version of the practice. Afterward, there will be an opportunity for questions and discussion. Open to all! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Understanding Trauma In Tibetan Buddhism w Sara Lewis & Local Discussion

June 7th

Join Shambhala Online every Sunday at 12pm Pacific for a free live online gathering of the Shambhala community worldwide. Directly afterward, join local sangha for discussion. Continue »

Seattle Shambhala Center

Online Offering - A Good Death

with Terry Jaworski & Thomas Gaylord

June 13th

A thoughtful discussion without expectations about all aspects of death, dying, and living with the conscious awareness of death. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Beauty: Is it Real or Imagined? An Exploration of Dharma Art w Anne & Steve Saitzyk

June 14th

Join Shambhala Online every Sunday at 12pm Pacific for a free live online gathering of the Shambhala community worldwide. Directly afterward, join local sangha for discussion. Continue »

Kootenay Shambhala Meditation Centre

A Summer's Day of Meditation and Contemplation

with Lynn Dragone

June 19th

This day long practice will be an opportunity for clarifying the technique and view of meditation in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. Continue »

Seattle Shambhala Center

ONLINE OFFERING: Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 20th

Although the Sadhana is a vajrayana practice, it is open to everyone, and no previous experience with the practice is necessary. The practice consists of meditation and chanting the Sadhana of Mahamudra text, and lasts about an hour. Continue »

Seattle Shambhala Center

ONLINE OFFERING - Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 4th

Although the Sadhana is a vajrayana practice, it is open to everyone, and no previous experience with the practice is necessary. The practice consists of meditation and chanting the Sadhana of Mahamudra text, and lasts about an hour. Continue »

Seattle Shambhala Center

Summer Weekthun - SAVE the Date

with Rachel DeMotts

July 10th—July 17th

Save the date in your calendar for our annual Summer Weekthün retreat, this year online! A Weekthün offers a week-long intensive practice structure for meditators at any level. All are welcome. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Portland

Learn to Meditate Workshop: Turning the Mind into an Ally ONLINE

July 11th—July 18th

This workshop presents how “peaceful abiding” meditation enables us to cultivate our mind’s inherent stability, strength and clarity.  It includes practical instructions for developing a strong meditation practice. Continue »

Seattle Shambhala Center

Online Offering: Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 20th

Although the Sadhana is a vajrayana practice, it is open to everyone, and no previous experience with the practice is necessary. The practice consists of meditation and chanting the Sadhana of Mahamudra text, and lasts about an hour. Continue »