Community

Our community is diverse, capable, and heartfelt. Our members and friends include dedicated senior teachers who have walked the Shambhala Buddhist path for many years, and enthusiastic newcomers who are just discovering our teachings on realizing basic goodness and building enlightened society.

 

Community Events

Writing is for Everyone!

with Tunde Nemeth & Steven Ray

January 28th—October 28th

Writing, like meditation, is a solitary act that benefits greatly from practice with others. Come join us in exploring what happens when meditation gets involved with writing. Drawing on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones), Continue »

Good Morning Shambhala! Community Practice

March 19th—January 7th (2018)

Welcome to our weekly community practice day! Every Sunday at PBS features group meditation practice, free meditation instruction, a dharma talk or reading and discussion followed by a community pot luck. Continue »

Introduction to Deep Listening

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

August 12th

How do we get beneath all the background noise, static, and distraction to hear what’s true? We can often feel stuck in habitual ways of listening, perceiving and responding. Deep listening is the active practice of being fully present, listening Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Level I--Beginning the Path of Warriorship

September 8th—September 9th

The Art of Being Human: A Friday evening - Saturday afternoon retreat. Meditation uncovers our wisdom and sharpens our intelligence, allowing us to live more authentically from the heart. In this workshop the path of Warriorship is introduced along with Continue »

 

Children/Families

Introduction to Deep Listening

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan

August 12th

How do we get beneath all the background noise, static, and distraction to hear what’s true? We can often feel stuck in habitual ways of listening, perceiving and responding. Deep listening is the active practice of being fully present, listening Continue »

Got Creativity? an Introduction to Shambhala Art

September 16th

Open to everyone, the Shambhala Art teachings are about daring to be in the present moment - connecting with the energy and magic of being alive. In Shambhala Art, we learn mostly through exercises that make us aware and make us explore and discover the Continue »