Getting Centered Donations

Palm Beach Shambhala is growing!  Please help us with our “Getting Centered” Fundraising drive.  Your donation will be spent on necessities for our new location such as new meditation cushions, window treatments and other fixtures. “Any gift is a symbol of commitment.  In the old days in Tibet if you were going to give gold … Continue 

Celebrating Our Home

Recently, Palm Beach Shambhala members gathered to celebrate the beautiful new sign identifying our home.  We are delighted that more and more people are arriving at our door to explore meditation.  We are a vibrant community with a variety of offerings open to the public.  Arriving in the doors you may find people enjoying conversation … Continue 

Movies that inspire and educate.

Recently at Palm Beach Shambhala I heard two members discussing a movie that they both enjoyed and highly recommended  – When the Iron Bird Flies.  This 2012 documentary is a fascinating look at Tibetan Buddhism and it’s introduction into Western culture.   To learn more specifically about Shambhala founder Chogyam Trungpa view the documentary Crazy Wisdom.   … Continue 

Happy Birthday!

Please enjoy the article from Lion’s Roar honoring the Dalai Lama who celebrated his 80th birthday recently. Dalai Lama Turns 80    

Summer Mindfulness

When I moved from Minnesota to Florida a few years ago, my friends from the north wondered how I was going to “handle” the summers.  Much preferring the months of heat and humidity to the months of frigid cold, I welcome all Florida weather.   Summer is a time to bring awareness to what our glorious … Continue 

Weekthun Musings

When I first began sitting meditation I never envisioned engaging in an entire week devoted to practice.  Personally, it seemed too hard to fathom… how could people settle in to stillness for that extended period?  However, after attending several Shambhala weekend programs over the past two years I found myself wanting to attend a weekthun … Continue 

The Dalai Lama: 80th Birthday Collector’s Edition Shambhala Sun

Hello everyone, The Shambhala Sun is producing a collector’s edition celebrating the 80th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  The Sun is offering the opportunity to pre-order this special edition at the link below. The Dalai Lama Collector’s Edition

It Works!

We hope you enjoy this submission by Dr Jessica Gurvit: It was Don Season and not really knowing what that meant, I studied the teachings and took them to heart and made sure that my practice included the Protector Chant as well as preparing myself to be mindful of obstacles and to use them as … Continue 

Meditation In Everyday Life Weekthun

Palm Beach Shambhala will be hosting a weekthun June 8th – 14th! After beginning meditation practice, many want to enhance this experience through longer retreats. A week of meditation, known as weekthün (week session), is a powerful introduction and deepening of mindfulness-awareness meditation. The weekthun theme is Meditation in Everyday Life and participants will gather … Continue 

Palm Beach Shambhala is Growing!

These are exhilarating times at Palm Beach Shambhala.  A steady stream of new friends and members are finding their way to Shambhala, bringing enthusiasm and curiosity to their meditation journey.  Those with longer ties to the community continue to deepen their practice and share their wisdom.   There are increasing program and practice opportunities with … Continue