Friday Evening Talk: Feel Human Again

with Shastri Ethan Nichtern & David Nichtern

January 19th

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  • $25 General
Room: Main Shrine Room

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The full Shambhala Training Weekend I retreat with David & Ethan Nichtern is sold out, but space is still available for the Friday Evening Talk. This retreat will be offered again with Dr. Shante Smalls March 2nd - 4th. Click here to learn more.



This Friday evening talk is recommended for both new and experienced meditators looking to learn more about Shambhala Training and enrich their existing spiritual path.  


"You can always start again. Especially when everything seems stuck. Take some space, and just start again. Treat the present moment as if 'now' is the dawn of time." – Ethan Nichtern

Join Senior Shambhala Teachers Shastri Ethan Nichtern and David Nichtern in the first talk of the Shambhala Training Weekend I meditation retreat - "Feel Human Again."

Ethan and David will discuss how settling our minds can help us to see the magic of the world beyond our habitual filters. He will offer practical teachings that empower us to rest in the fullness of the present moment. 

About the Teachers 

Ethan Nichtern Shambhala New York City Ethan Nichtern is a Shastri, a senior teacher, in the Shambhala tradition. He is the senior teacher in residence for the NY Shambhala community. He is the author of several books, including The Road Home: A Contemporary Exploration of the Buddhist Path (FSG North Point) which made several major lists of the Best Books of 2015. His most recent book is 'The Dharma of The Princess Bride. 'He is also the founder of The Interdependence Project, an organization dedicated to Buddhist-inspired meditation and psychology, transformational activism, and mindful arts. He teaches and lectures around the world and is based in New York City.

David Nichtern David Nichtern is a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. He has been co-director of the LA Shambhala Center and Karme Choling Meditation Center in Vermont, as well as Director of Expansion for Shambhala Training International and Director of Buddhist Practice for OM yoga. David has been a featured writer and regular contributor to The Huffington Post and leads meditation workshops around the world. He is also a well known composer, producer and guitarist – a four-time Emmy winner and a two-time Grammy nominee.