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Shambhala Meditation with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

with Joseph Mauricio

July 29th—July 30th

Join in an immersive exploration of basic goodness through recordings of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Acharya Noel McClellan and Acharya Eve Rosenthal's weekend, Proclaiming Basic Goodness. Continue »

Urban Retreat Training

August 8th

Are you deep-retreat-curious but need support to practice sitting for a whole day, a whole weekend or a whole week? Join the team training for the for the 2017 Urban Retreat! (Free with any Urban Retreat Sign Up) Continue »

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

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

August 14th

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

Urban Retreat Training

August 15th

Are you deep-retreat-curious but need support to practice sitting for a whole day, a whole weekend or a whole week? Join the team training for the for the 2017 Urban Retreat! (Free with any Urban Retreat Sign Up) Continue »

Learn to Work with Difficult People

with Joseph Mauricio

August 16th

This class will explore how awakening our own heart can help us extend loving-kindness to others, particularly personalities we find challenging. Continue »

Urban Retreat: Seven Days of Mindfulness Meditation

with Acharya Daniel Hessey

August 18th—August 25th

Acharya Daniel Hessey leads our renowned week-long meditation retreat 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 Urban Retreat: Seven Days of Mindfulness Meditation

with Acharya Daniel Hessey

August 18th—August 20th

Join the first weekend of the renowned week-long meditation retreat where wakeful beings of all backgrounds can open up to the depth and richness of the present moment. Continue »

Day One Urban Retreat: Seven Days of Mindfulness Meditation

with Acharya Daniel Hessey

August 19th

This single day of mindfulness meditation is designed to give wakeful beings of all backgrounds a break from our habitual speed and routine and open us to the depth and richness of the present moment. Continue »

Day Two Urban Retreat: Seven Days of Mindfulness Meditation

with Acharya Daniel Hessey

August 20th

This single day of mindfulness meditation is designed to give wakeful beings of all backgrounds a break from our habitual speed and routine and open us to the depth and richness of the present moment. Continue »

Day Three Urban Retreat: Seven Days of Mindfulness Meditation

with Acharya Daniel Hessey

August 21st

This single day of mindfulness meditation is designed to give wakeful beings of all backgrounds a break from our habitual speed and routine and open us to the depth and richness of the present moment. Continue »

Day Four Urban Retreat: Seven Days of Mindfulness Meditation

with Acharya Daniel Hessey

August 22nd

This single day of mindfulness meditation is designed to give wakeful beings of all backgrounds a break from our habitual speed and routine and open us to the depth and richness of the present moment. Continue »

Day Five Urban Retreat: Seven Days of Mindfulness Meditation

with Acharya Daniel Hessey

August 23rd

This single day of mindfulness meditation is designed to give wakeful beings of all backgrounds a break from our habitual speed and routine and open us to the depth and richness of the present moment. Continue »

Day Six Urban Retreat: Seven Days of Mindfulness Meditation

with Acharya Daniel Hessey

August 24th

This single day of mindfulness meditation is designed to give wakeful beings of all backgrounds a break from our habitual speed and routine and open us to the depth and richness of the present moment. Continue »

Day Seven Urban Retreat: Seven Days of Mindfulness Meditation

with Acharya Daniel Hessey

August 25th

This single day of mindfulness meditation is designed to give wakeful beings of all backgrounds a break from our habitual speed and routine and open us to the depth and richness of the present moment. Continue »

Real Love

with Sharon Salzberg & Shastri Ethan Nichtern

September 29th—October 1st

this weekend retreat, Sharon and Ethan will guide us through the process of seeing through layers of habit - whether rooted in fear, self-condemnation or other mental conditioning - to find a truer meaning of love. Continue »

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

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

October 2nd

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