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The Way of Shambhala

The Way of Shambhala provides a structured path of meditation and a complete introduction to the foundations of Shambhala Buddhism — wisdom teachings and practices rooted in the ancient traditions of Shambhala and Tibetan Buddhism. The program consists of weekly courses and weekend levels, integrating study and practice. Suitable for both beginning and experienced meditators, and open to people of any spiritual tradition, this core path explores mindfulness-awareness meditation and teachings on contentment, joy, fearlessnesss, and wisdom, all with an emhasis on applicaton in everyday life.

The weekends include meditation instruction, sitting and walking meditation, talks by the program Director, personal interviews, and group discussion. The 5-week classes include guided meditation, contemplations, short talks and group discussions on a sequence of topics, yoga or other practices.

Students may choose to participate in the weekends exclusively, or some of the weeknight courses (without doing the weekends).

Public Programs
These events are open to all.

    Great for New Meditators
Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human
June 23-24, 2012
Saturday, 8:30am-6:00pm; Sunday, 8:30am-1pm
This weekend program includes instruction in sitting and walking meditation, group discussion, personal interviews, and talks by the director. Open to everyone!

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Advanced Programs
These are programs that have pre-requisites

    Journey Without Goal - Part I
Tuesdays, April 10 - May 8, 2012; plus Saturday May 12
Tuesday evenings 7-9 PM; Saturday session 9 AM - 6 PM

This course introduces students to the principles of the tantric path of Vajrayana Buddhism.

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    Joy in Everyday Life
April 23 - May 21, 2012
Mondays, 7 – 9 PM

By exploring compassion, we cultivate joy, energy, & inspiration in our lives.
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Shambhala Meditation Center of Washington, D.C.
3520 Connecticut Ave NW  |  Washington, DC 20008  |  202.787.1526

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