Advanced Programs and Practice

Practice Events

Sangha Night: A Gathering for Students Who Have Taken Shambhala, Refuge, or Bodhisattva Vows

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

February 26th

This community gathering is open to students who have taken vows within the Shambhala tradition. Practice and strengthen community with peers. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

March 1st

All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »

Learn to Live in the Moment

with Joseph Mauricio

March 7th

In this class, we'll learn to observe the movement of the busy, discontent mind and discover how to rest in the nowness of the moment. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

March 17th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

The New York Ashe Society

March 18th

All graduates of Warrior Assembly and those who have received its practices are invited. Continue »

Learn To Be Nice To Yourself

with Alison Pepper

March 21st

This class will introduce contentment and emphasize gentleness and friendliness to oneself. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

March 31st

All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

April 15th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

The New York Ashe Society

April 22nd

All graduates of Warrior Assembly and those who have received its practices are invited. Continue »

The Shambhala Household

with The Druk Sakyong Wangmo, Lady Diana Mukpo

April 27th—April 28th

At this special offering from Druk Sakyong Wangmo, Lady Diana Mukpo students will receive the Shambhala Household text and practice, the essence of which is a deep appreciation for the intrinsic health and richness that exists within our own homes. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

April 29th

All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »

The New York Ashe Society

May 6th

All graduates of Warrior Assembly and those who have received its practices are invited. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

May 15th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

May 29th

All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 12th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

The New York Ashe Society

June 24th

All graduates of Warrior Assembly and those who have received its practices are invited. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

June 28th

All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »

Sangha Night: A Gathering for Students Who Have Taken Shambhala, Refuge, or Bodhisattva Vows

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

July 9th

This community gathering is open to students who have taken vows within the Shambhala tradition. Practice and strengthen community with peers. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 12th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

July 27th

All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

August 11th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

Meditation in the City Retreat: Seven Days of Mindfulness

August 17th—August 24th

Our annual summer week-long meditation retreat is designed to give people of all backgrounds a break from our habitual speed and routine, and open us to the depth and richness of the present moment. Continue »

First Weekend of the Meditation in the City Retreat

August 17th—August 19th

The First Weekend of our annual summer meditation retreat is designed to give people of all backgrounds a break from our habitual speed and routine, and open us to the depth and richness of the present moment. Continue »

Opening Talk of the Meditation in the City Retreat

August 17th

Opening Talk of the Meditation in the City Retreat, discussing how entering into a retreat setting here in New York City can bring the rewards of deep meditation practice directly into our reality. Continue »

Day One - Meditation in the City Retreat

August 18th

Our annual summer week-long meditation retreat is designed to give people of all backgrounds a break from our habitual speed and routine, and open us to the depth and richness of the present moment. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

August 26th

All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

September 9th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

September 24th

All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »

Sangha Night: A Gathering for Students Who Have Taken Shambhala, Refuge, or Bodhisattva Vows

October 8th

This community gathering is open to students who have taken vows within the Shambhala tradition. Practice and strengthen community with peers. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

October 9th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

October 23rd

All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

November 6th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

November 21st

All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

December 7th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra involves meditation and chanting. It is open to the whole Shambhala community and is practiced on the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

December 21st

All community members are welcome to attend the Shambhala Sadhana full moon gatherings! Please join us for the Shambhala Sadhana, a practice composed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the basic goodness of self, others, and society. Continue »