Programs

 

Racial Justice & Dharma: Slavery in NY - Public Sit for Racial Justice

December 4th

Please join Racial Justice & Dharma for a Public Sit for Racial Justice. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra (Online)

December 4th

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 »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Joseph Mauricio

December 7th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Dharma Gathering: Seeing Things As They Are (Online)

with Anjie Cho

December 7th

This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting and to learn how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky (Online)

with Gaylon Ferguson

December 10th—December 12th

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness sharpens. We find the open clear sky of mind to be a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Can we trust our nature enough to let go into the present moment? Continue »

SMCNY Park Walk — Riverdale Park

December 11th

Join us Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 11AM for a Park Walk in Riverdale Park, led by Bryan Wade. Continue »

Racial Justice and Dharma: Affinity Group for White-Identified Folx (Online)

December 13th

To advance racial equity, there is work for white people and people of color to do separately and together. Caucuses provide spaces for people to work within their own racial/ethnic groups. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with P. Kevin Strader

December 14th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Racial Justice and Dharma: BIPOC Gathering

December 18th

Open to Black, Indigenous and People of Color for sitting practice and conversation. Continue »

Shambhala NYC Children's Day Celebration

December 19th

Children's Day is a traditional Shambhala celebration that gathers families together to honor our children and to bring warmth, light, and cheerfulness into the darkest time of the year.. We hope you will join us for our annual Children's Day celebration Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana (Online)

December 20th

The Shambhala Sadhana is an enriching practice that engages connection in this time of social distancing and isolation. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Ashley Dinges

December 21st

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Dharma Gathering: Being Parents for Our Children And Ourselves

with Bryan Wade

December 21st

This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting and to learn how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life. Continue »

Snow Lion Winter Meditation Retreat

December 27th—December 31st

Learn or refresh your connection to the practice of meditation as taught by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, based on archival talks in the summer of 1974 to an audience of new students. Continue »

Learn to Meditate (Online)

with Cynthia Spencer

December 28th

Led by an experienced instructor, this basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Meditation: The Way of the Buddha - A Six-Week Online Course

January 2nd—February 6th (2022)

Learn or refresh your connection to the practice of meditation as taught by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, based on archival talks in the summer of 1974 to an audience of new students. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human (Online)

January 22nd—January 23rd (2022)

This virtual retreat will introduce and deepen instruction on basic mindfulness meditation practice, and help new and experienced meditators alike incorporate practice into their daily lives. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life (Online)

February 3rd—March 3rd (2022)

This introductory course combines technique and teaching in a supportive, communal setting to provide you with everything you need to build a healthy, strong meditation practice. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior (Online)

March 11th—March 13th (2022)

When we open up to our own genuineness through meditation, we can begin to work directly with our fears. We can meet life's challenging moments, not with distractions and self-aggression, but with courage and confidence. Continue »

Contentment In Everyday Life (Online)

March 24th—April 21st (2022)

This course is a training in mindfulness and appreciation. By opening to our natural state of being, we begin to feel a simple worthiness that makes life less forced and more enjoyable. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World (Online)

April 29th—May 1st (2022)

Having learned not to turn away from fear, we can extend this insight into everyday life situations. We learn that we can apply our practice to whatever arises, developing more confidence in all aspects of our life. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life (Online)

May 12th—June 9th (2022)

In this course, we discover how the teachings on compassion can become inspiration for helping others and being of benefit in our everyday life. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart (Online)

September 9th—September 11th (2022)

Explore a meditation practice that teaches us to apply the mind of meditation to the challenges of everyday life. In this pivotal program, we'll allow ourselves to be vulnerable without closing down. Continue »

Fearlessness In Everyday Life (Online)

September 22nd—October 20th (2022)

This course presents practical tools for understanding and transforming fear, and shares the view that fear can serve as an opportunity to develop unconditional confidence. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky (Online)

November 4th—November 6th (2022)

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness sharpens. We find the open clear sky of mind to be a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Can we trust our nature enough to let go into the present moment? Continue »

Wisdom In Everyday Life (Online)

November 10th—December 15th (2022)

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. When we touch the world directly, we discover ordinary magic. Continue »