Programs for Central Canada USA Region

Mississauga Shambhala Centre

Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human

with Debbie McCubbin & Lee Inkster

September 24th—October 29th

This introductory program will explore awareness and compassion from the vantage point of 'who am i?", focusing on the sense of self. It includes teachings on basic goodness, the arising of ego, how we develop a 'coc Continue »

Ottawa Shambhala Centre

Great Eastern Sun

with Henry Chapin & Shastri Bozica Costigliola

October 20th—October 21st

How to see the Great Eastern Sun, the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Daoist Qigong, Level 3

with Sophie Leger

October 20th—October 21st

Daoist qigong is a spiritual discipline that cultivates body and mind simultaneously. Prerequisite: Qigong Levels 1 & 2. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Contentment in Everyday Life: Sunday Evenings

October 21st—November 18th

In this five-week, Sunday evening course, we deepen our meditation experience through the cultivation of contentment and simplicity. Open to all. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training, Level I - Monday Evenings

with Shastri Jil Amadio

October 22nd—November 5th

Join us for the Art of Being Human - the first in the series of Shambhala Training retreats and the first program in the Way of Shambhala curriculum. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Ottawa Shambhala Centre

Shambhala Sadhana Practice

October 24th

A monthly opportunity to practice the Shambhala Sadhana Continue »

Mississauga Shambhala Centre

Meditation in Everyday Life

October 29th—November 26th

Begin or strengthen a regular meditation practice, in the company of others: explore technique, discuss obstacles, and discover connections between meditation, our everyday lives, and the health of society. Continue »

Mississauga Shambhala Centre

Saturday Meditation Retreat

with Shastri Jil Amadio

November 3rd

Deepen your meditation practice, or learn skills to begin a regular practice.The simple and profound technique of mindfulness and awareness can benefit people of any spiritual tradition and way of life. Suitable for new and experienced meditators. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Meditation in Everyday Life: Tuesday Mornings

November 6th—December 4th

Join us for this five-week, Tuesday morning course introducing meditation and how we can apply it in our everyday life. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Centre de méditation Shambhala de Montréal

Shambhala Training Level I
The Art of Being Human

with Gisele Laberge

November 9th—November 10th

Discover your tender heart with meditation. Public program open to all. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Birth of the Warrior: Shambhala Training, Level II - Weekend Retreat

November 10th—November 11th

In this weekend program, we look at how to recognize the habitual patterns that prevent us opening to the experience of basic goodness. Prerequisite: The Art of Being Human Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Making Friends With Death: Spiritual and Practical Concerns

with Donald Eckler & Gail Porter

November 17th

Join us for a discussion of the Shambhala Buddhist view of death and dying and some of the practical questions and concerns we may have about physician-assisted dying, abortion, and other issues. Continue »

Centre de méditation Shambhala de Montréal

Shambhala Training Level III
Warrior in the world

with Jim Wagner

November 23rd—November 25th

Prerequisite – Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Birth of the Warrior: Shambhala Training, Level II - Monday Evenings

November 26th—December 17th

Offered on Monday evenings, Birth of the Warrior looks at how to recognize the habitual patterns that prevent us opening to the experience of basic goodness. Prerequisites apply. Continue »

Mississauga Shambhala Centre

Saturday Meditation Retreat

with Shastri Jil Amadio

December 1st

Deepen your meditation practice, or learn skills to begin a regular practice.The simple and profound technique of mindfulness and awareness can benefit people of any spiritual tradition and way of life. Suitable for new and experienced meditators. Continue »

Ottawa Shambhala Centre

Level 3: Warrior in the World

with Alexis Shotwell

December 7th—December 9th

Examining our habitual tendencies, we begin to look at our willingness to experience our life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness to our activities. Continue »

Centre de méditation Shambhala de Montréal

Reserved SMFTR

December 12th—December 18th

For authorized people doing Social meditation Facilitator Training Retreat Continue »

Centre de méditation Shambhala de Montréal

Social meditation (MSR)

with Shastri Nick Kranz

December 13th

What does it mean to speak from our experience of the present moment? Evening of practice. Continue »

Centre de méditation Shambhala de Montréal

Collective Awakening : A Social Meditation gathering

with Shastri Nick Kranz

December 14th—December 16th

Programme open to all. What does it mean to speak from our present moment experience? Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Tonglen: Meditation for Love and Compassion

with Donald Eckler

December 16th

Tonglen is a gentle step by step process for opening the heart. This meditation workshop will teach the formal practice of tonglen as well as informal ways to take tonglen into our everyday lives. Continue »

Ottawa Shambhala Centre

Winter City Retreat

with David Fowler

December 26th—January 1st (2019)

A city weekthun, or week-long practice intensive, is a unique opportunity to deepen one's meditation practice without going far from home. New and experienced meditators are welcome. Continue »

Centre de méditation Shambhala de Montréal

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart

February 22nd—February 24th (2019)

Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the world Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Sacred Path: Great Eastern Sun

with Shastri Jil Amadio

February 23rd—February 24th (2019)

In this program, we learn how to see the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists -- the Great Eastern Sun. This retreat marks the beginning of the Sacred Path, which introduces further practices of warriorship. Continue »