Westside programs

(Westside) WAY OF SHAMBHALA: Contentment in Everyday Life

with John Beard & Sheryl Beard

March 16th—April 13th

Contentment is hard to find. We usually think contentment is found in things, achievements, or experiences. With meditation practice, we learn to appreciate ourselves and simple human experiences. Continue »

(Westside) Pema Chödrön DVD Night: GROUNDLESSNESS AS A SOURCE FOR STRENGTH

with Debra Dysart

March 29th

This Weekly Dharma Gathering features recorded teachings by Pema Chödrön, a senior teacher in our lineage. The evening includes meditation instruction, a short period of meditation and refreshments. Continue »

(Westside) Confidence Beyond Concept: an Introduction to Mudra Space Awareness

with Greg Heffron

April 1st

The feeling of confidence is its own reward. But many of us are often split between feelings of confidence and feelings of anxiety. Is it possible to find confidence within anxiety? This profound mind-body meditation asks each of us to discover our own de Continue »

(Westside) Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice

April 11th

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness of ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

(Westside) The Art of Being Human HEART OF WARRIORSHIP Level I

with Shastri Marcy Fink

April 22nd—April 23rd

This weekend retreat explores how to reawaken our eyes, hearts and minds to our own fundamental goodness and the sacredness of life. Continue »

(Westside) Shambhala Training SACRED PATH: Meek and Perky

May 5th—May 7th

The four dignities are introduced as both path and process which describe a warrior's maturing and widening sphere of benevolent engagement in the world. Continue »

(Westside) Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice

May 10th

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness of ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

(Westside) WAY OF SHAMBHALA: Wisdom in Everyday Life

with Shastri Marcy Fink & Shastri Joel Wachbrit

May 13th—June 3rd

This course is open to students who have completed Fearlessness in Everyday Life (FIEL). Continue »

(Westside) Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice

June 9th

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness of ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

(Westside) RIGDEN: Unconditional Confidence and Enlightened Leadership

June 16th—June 18th

This culmination of the Way of Shambhala I series explores the principle of enlightened leadership as symbolized by the Rigden, the gentle, compassionate, fearless, and wise ruler of Shambhala. Continue »