Major Event: Senior Teacher Adam Lobel visits

April 20th—April 23rd (2017)

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    Sparking Wisdom

    The Toronto and Mississauga Shambhala Meditation Centres are delighted to offer Sparking Wisdom -- an exciting opportunity to explore dynamic Shambhala teachings on ecological and social action, personal energy, restorative practices and much more. Come join us for a deep dive of personal and social discovery with our international head of practice and study, Acharya Lobel, a teacher renowned for his profound, funny and wise approach.

    Sparking Wisdom will run from Thursday, April 20 to Sunday, April 23. Acharya Lobel will teach at four different events throughout the Toronto/Mississauga region, all of which will involve discussion and interactive practices designed to create a rich resource to support us in living with courage and confidence.

    Come to one all or of the events - the more you attend the greater the savings on your tickets!

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    Compassionate Social and Ecological Action

    Thursday, April 20,  7:00  - 9:00 pm

    How can we connect awareness practice and mindfulness to our social and ecological action?  How can a stronger base of personal stability increase our impact and resilience? Held at the Centre for Social Innovation-Annex, Bathurst and Bloor Streets.

    The Resilient Healer: Sustaining our Ability to Care and Connect

    Friday, April 21,  7:00 - 9:00 pm

    We care for others, sometimes to the detriment of ourselves.  How can we bring an increased resilience and compassion to our work through our connection to awareness and mindfulness? Held at the Mississauga Shambhala Centre, 2355 Royal Windsor Drive, Mississauga.

    Healing the Inner Critic Workshop

    Saturday, April 22,  9:00 am -5:00 pm

    All of us, at times, doubt ourselves and hear critical inner voices.  How can we bring a gentle and effective approach to lessening the impact of our self-criticism?  How can we find the courage to accept --and even embrace -- being fully human, mistakes and all? Held at the Trident Banquet Hall, 145 Evans Avenue, Etobicoke.

    Unleashing our Life-force Energy Workshop

    Sunday, April 23, 9:00 am-5:00 pm

    We all have a constant natural energy flow that is usually dampened by fear, habit, or overwhelm.  How can we tap into our deep energy and remove the obstacles to accessing it? Held at the Trident Banquet Hall, 145 Evans Avenue, Etobicoke.


    About Acharya Adam Lobel

    These events will be led by Adam Lobel, M.Div. Harvard Divinity School, Buddhist teacher,  scholar and transformative speaker.  He is a lead teacher (acharya) in the Shambhala tradition. He teaches mindfulness meditation globally, working alongside teachers such as Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Pema Chodron, and Jack Kornfield. Acharya Lobel is a teacher with Joanna Macy, longtime engaged Buddhist and ecological leader, as part of the groundbreaking global Eco-Sattva training. For more information, visit Adam Lobel's website.

    More Information

    For more information about the events and to purchase tickets, please visit You are welcome to attend just a single event or come for the whole program.