Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World [Online]

with Debra Dysart

November 7th—November 21st

Date details +
  • $120 Program Price
  • $150 Patron Price
  • Generosity Policy (suggested minimum 50% of program price)

As Warriors in the World, we develop bravery to step outside the self-created cocoons of habitual patterns and fear.

"Shambhala vision teaches that, in the face of the world's greatest problems, we can be heroic and kind at the same time. Shambhala vision is the opposite of selfishness. When we are afraid of ourselves and afraid of the seeming threat the world presents, then we become extremely selfish. We want to build our own little nests, our own cocoons, so that we can live by ourselves in a secure way. But we can be much more brave than that." – Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche

The online version of this program is offered on three Saturdays.

Please note that all listed meeting times are in Pacific Standard Time.

Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level II
Recommended: Contentment in Everyday Life

About the Teacher: Debra Dysart has been a student and practitioner in Shambhala ever since she found Pema Chödrön’s Wisdom of No Escape in a bookstore in 1997.  She is a Shambhala Art teacher, meditation instructor, and has served as Director of Education and Center Co-Director of Los Angeles Shambhala.  Debra sings with the Verdi Chorus and is a member of their board of directors.

Participant/Registration Note: While additional program details will be announced soon, registering now is strongly recommended—and an act of kindness for our teachers and coordinator!

Zoom Access: This course will be offered online via Zoom at the dates and times listed above. After you register for the course, we will send you instructions for joining the course meetings.

Pricing Information and Generosity Policy: We are committed to making our programs and classes accessible to everyone, and we will not turn anyone away due to financial concerns. If the Program Price is an obstacle for you, please decide what works for you and offer what you are able to pay. You do not need to apply for the Generosity Policy in advance, but if you have questions, please contact us.

Students who have taken Level III previously are invited to retake the program for a reduced rate of $75.

The Shambhala Center of Los Angeles remains open because of the ongoing generosity of our community. One of the cornerstones of our policy is that no one be turned away for lack of funds. If you can’t afford a program, please call our office (323-255-5472) to register based on what you can afford. At the same time, the Center relies on program revenue to cover costs. For those who are able to pay more than the program price, your generosity in paying the Patron Price helps cover the costs for others who are not able to pay the full price, and provides additional support to the Shambhala Center of Los Angeles. Thank you for your kindness!

If you cancel more than 7 days prior to your class (and have already paid), you will receive a full refund less a processing fee of $15. If you cancel between 1 to 7 days prior to arrival, we will credit your payment towards another program at Shambhala Los Angeles to be used within 1 year. No refunds or credits are issued for cancellations received fewer than 24 hours prior to arrival.

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