Programs for...

Birmingham Shambhala Center

 
Location: Birmingham

Community Practice Evening
August 21 - December 18, 2014
Every third Thursday of the month. An opportunity for extended meditation, with sitting and walking meditation from 6 until 8:45, ending with the evening chants The regular open house from 7-8 is embedded, with instruction for new people.

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
September 1, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
September 1, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
September 1, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham  

BSMC Council Meeting
September 2, 2014
The BSMC Council generally meets the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm to approximately 8:30 pm. All are welcome to attend. Contact Director, Marion Buckley, in case a particular date or time has been changed.

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
September 2, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
September 2, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
September 3, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
September 3, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Thursday Sitting Meditation
September 4, 2014
Join us on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. A short session of deeper contemplative practice follows at 8:00.All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
September 5, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Book Group: The Path to Enlightenment
September 7, 2014
The Path to Enlightenment by the Fourteeenth Dalai Lama

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
September 8, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
September 8, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
September 8, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Sadhana Practice
September 9, 2014
This practice is open to all who have taken the Shambhala Vow and the Enlightened Society Vow. Its purpose is to gather and recite the Shambhala Sadhana.

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
September 9, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
September 9, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
September 10, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
September 10, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Thursday Sitting Meditation
September 11, 2014
Join us on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. A short session of deeper contemplative practice follows at 8:00.All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
September 12, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Little Buddhas Children's Program
September 13, 2014
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Warroirs Children's Program (7-10 years old)
September 14, 2014
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Bodhisattva Study Group
September 14, 2014
Those who have taken the Bodhisattva Vow gather to recite the Bodhisattva Vow, practice meditation and tonglen, and study a complementary book.

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
September 15, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
September 15, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
September 15, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham

No Time to Lose Book Group
September 16, 2014
No TIme to Lose by Pema Chodron

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
September 16, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
September 16, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
September 17, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
September 17, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

How Do Communities Reconcile? A Human Rights Perspective
September 18, 2014
Over time and around the world, social groups have suffered oppression from more powerful groups within their own communities. With courage, determination, and support from allies within and beyond their borders, many of these situations have been challe

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
September 19, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Sacred Path Study Group
September 21, 2014
Sacred Path Study Group

 
Location: Birmingham

Mindful Parenting
September 21, 2014
How can parents learn about Buddhist dharma (teachings), Shambhala vision, and the tool of meditation in the midst of our busy lives on the parenting path? By attending our monthly Mindful Parenting Group!

Join in on the chance to exchange experiences,

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
September 22, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
September 22, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
September 22, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
September 23, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
September 23, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
September 24, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
September 24, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Joining Love and Power, Tibetan Buddhism and the Civil Rights movement
with Judith Simmer-Brown
September 25, 2014
NEW LOCATION: The Recital Hall of Hulsey Center, UAB, 950 13th Street South , Birmingham, Alabama 35233. This public program is offered as a lead up to the visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Birmingham on October 24-27.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
September 26, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Children and Families Event with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown
September 27, 2014
The BSMC Children and Families Group warmly invites you to join both children and parents for a short program that features the children and all they have learned with special guest Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown.

 
Location: Birmingham

The Role of the Spiritual Teacher in Buddhism and Shambhala
with Judith Simmer-Brown
September 27, 2014
A hallmark of the Buddhist path is its emphasis on personal responsibility for one’s own liberation. The Buddha encouraged his disciples to think for themselves rather than relying on his insights and teachings. Still, all branches of the Buddhist tradi

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
September 29, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
September 29, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
September 29, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
September 30, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
September 30, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
October 1, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
October 1, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
October 3, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
October 6, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
October 6, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
October 6, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham  

BSMC Council Meeting
October 7, 2014
The BSMC Council generally meets the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm to approximately 8:30 pm. All are welcome to attend. Contact Director, Marion Buckley, in case a particular date or time has been changed.

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
October 7, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
October 7, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
October 8, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
October 8, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Would the Buddha Have Marched in 1963?
with Janet Bronstein
October 9, 2014
Would the Buddha have Marched in 1963? The Relationship between Meditation and Social Activism


Social activism and Buddhist inspired meditation have the same motivational basis - dissatisfaction with the status quo. Yet, while social activism turns

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
October 10, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Little Buddhas Children's Program
October 11, 2014
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Warroirs Children's Program (7-10 years old)
October 12, 2014
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Bodhisattva Study Group
October 12, 2014
Those who have taken the Bodhisattva Vow gather to recite the Bodhisattva Vow, practice meditation and tonglen, and study a complementary book.

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
October 13, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
October 13, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
October 13, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Sadhana Practice
October 14, 2014
This practice is open to all who have taken the Shambhala Vow and the Enlightened Society Vow. Its purpose is to gather and recite the Shambhala Sadhana.

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
October 14, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
October 14, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
October 15, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
October 15, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Buddhist Meditation, Neuroplasticity, and the Dalai Lama
with Gitendra Uswatte
October 16, 2014
A public talk about what scientists have discovered about how Buddhist meditation techniques change the very structure of the brain and the role that the His Holiness the Dalai Lama has played in promoting this area of scientific inquiry.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
October 17, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Meditation in Everyday Life
with Marion Buckley
October 18 - 19, 2014
The Meditation in Everyday Life course is designed to provide participants with the introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in daily life. We are offering a weekend class rather than 6 Wednesdays.

 
Location: Birmingham

Sacred Path Study Group
October 19, 2014
Sacred Path Study Group

 
Location: Birmingham

Mindful Parenting
October 19, 2014
How can parents learn about Buddhist dharma (teachings), Shambhala vision, and the tool of meditation in the midst of our busy lives on the parenting path? By attending our monthly Mindful Parenting Group!

Join in on the chance to exchange experiences,

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
October 20, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
October 20, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
October 20, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham

No Time to Lose Book Group
October 21, 2014
No TIme to Lose by Pema Chodron

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
October 21, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
October 21, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
October 22, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
October 22, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Refuge Vow Practice and Study Group
October 23, 2014
This group is open to all those who have taken the Refuge Vow. Its purpose is to practice and discuss these beautiful first steps along the Buddhist path.

 
Location: Birmingham

Thursday Sitting Meditation
October 23, 2014
Join us on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. A short session of deeper contemplative practice follows at 8:00.All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
October 24, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
October 27, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
October 27, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
October 27, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
October 28, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
October 28, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
October 29, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
October 29, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Thursday Sitting Meditation
October 30, 2014
Join us on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. A short session of deeper contemplative practice follows at 8:00.All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
October 31, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
November 3, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
November 3, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
November 3, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham  

BSMC Council Meeting
November 4, 2014
The BSMC Council generally meets the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm to approximately 8:30 pm. All are welcome to attend. Contact Director, Marion Buckley, in case a particular date or time has been changed.

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
November 4, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
November 4, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
November 5, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
November 5, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Thursday Sitting Meditation
November 6, 2014
Join us on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. A short session of deeper contemplative practice follows at 8:00.All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
November 7, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Little Buddhas Children's Program
November 8, 2014
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Warroirs Children's Program (7-10 years old)
November 9, 2014
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Bodhisattva Study Group
November 9, 2014
Those who have taken the Bodhisattva Vow gather to recite the Bodhisattva Vow, practice meditation and tonglen, and study a complementary book.

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
November 10, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
November 10, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
November 10, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Sadhana Practice
November 11, 2014
This practice is open to all who have taken the Shambhala Vow and the Enlightened Society Vow. Its purpose is to gather and recite the Shambhala Sadhana.

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
November 11, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
November 11, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
November 12, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
November 12, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Thursday Sitting Meditation
November 13, 2014
Join us on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. A short session of deeper contemplative practice follows at 8:00.All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
November 14, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Training Level II - Birth of the Warrior
with Janet Bronstein
November 14 - 16, 2014
Having experienced a taste of basic goodness in Level I, we want to learn more. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask underlying fear.

 
Location: Birmingham

Sacred Path Study Group
November 16, 2014
Sacred Path Study Group

 
Location: Birmingham

Mindful Parenting
November 16, 2014
How can parents learn about Buddhist dharma (teachings), Shambhala vision, and the tool of meditation in the midst of our busy lives on the parenting path? By attending our monthly Mindful Parenting Group!

Join in on the chance to exchange experiences,

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
November 17, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
November 17, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
November 17, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham

No Time to Lose Book Group
November 18, 2014
No TIme to Lose by Pema Chodron

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
November 18, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
November 18, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
November 19, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
November 19, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Thursday Sitting Meditation
November 20, 2014
Join us on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. A short session of deeper contemplative practice follows at 8:00.All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
November 21, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
November 24, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
November 24, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
November 24, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
November 25, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
November 25, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
November 26, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
November 26, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Refuge Vow Practice and Study Group
November 27, 2014
This group is open to all those who have taken the Refuge Vow. Its purpose is to practice and discuss these beautiful first steps along the Buddhist path.

 
Location: Birmingham

Thursday Sitting Meditation
November 27, 2014
Join us on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. A short session of deeper contemplative practice follows at 8:00.All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
November 28, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
December 1, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
December 1, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
December 1, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham  

BSMC Council Meeting
December 2, 2014
The BSMC Council generally meets the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm to approximately 8:30 pm. All are welcome to attend. Contact Director, Marion Buckley, in case a particular date or time has been changed.

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
December 2, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
December 2, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
December 3, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
December 3, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Thursday Sitting Meditation
December 4, 2014
Join us on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. A short session of deeper contemplative practice follows at 8:00.All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
December 5, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
December 8, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
December 8, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
December 8, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Sadhana Practice
December 9, 2014
This practice is open to all who have taken the Shambhala Vow and the Enlightened Society Vow. Its purpose is to gather and recite the Shambhala Sadhana.

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
December 9, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
December 9, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
December 10, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
December 10, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Thursday Sitting Meditation
December 11, 2014
Join us on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. A short session of deeper contemplative practice follows at 8:00.All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
December 12, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Little Buddhas Children's Program
December 13, 2014
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Warroirs Children's Program (7-10 years old)
December 14, 2014
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Bodhisattva Study Group
December 14, 2014
Those who have taken the Bodhisattva Vow gather to recite the Bodhisattva Vow, practice meditation and tonglen, and study a complementary book.

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
December 15, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
December 15, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
December 15, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham

No Time to Lose Book Group
December 16, 2014
No TIme to Lose by Pema Chodron

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
December 16, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
December 16, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday morning meditation
December 17, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
December 17, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Thursday Sitting Meditation
December 18, 2014
Join us on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. A short session of deeper contemplative practice follows at 8:00.All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Friday morning meditation
December 19, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Sacred Path Study Group
December 21, 2014
Sacred Path Study Group

 
Location: Birmingham

Mindful Parenting
December 21, 2014
How can parents learn about Buddhist dharma (teachings), Shambhala vision, and the tool of meditation in the midst of our busy lives on the parenting path? By attending our monthly Mindful Parenting Group!

Join in on the chance to exchange experiences,

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
December 22, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

11th Step Meditation Group Meeting
December 22, 2014
The BSMC 11th Step Meditation Meeting is similar to a traditional 12 step recovery meeting with open discussion and sharing. The main focus will be on practicing meditation as directed by the 11th Step.

 
Location: Birmingham

Open House Sitting Meditation
December 22, 2014
Every Monday evening our usual schedule is mindfulness meditation and instruction from 7-8 pm and thought-provoking discussion from 8 - 8:30 pm.

Instruction is available free of charge at our Open Houses. You are always welcome to contact a Meditation

 
Location: Birmingham

Tuesday Sitting Meditation
December 23, 2014
Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm. Meditation instruction is available. There are people available at all sittings to answer any questions about developing your practice. All are welcome to drop in or come regularly. There is no fee.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
December 23, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
December 24, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Refuge Vow Practice and Study Group
December 25, 2014
This group is open to all those who have taken the Refuge Vow. Its purpose is to practice and discuss these beautiful first steps along the Buddhist path.

 
Location: Birmingham

Monday morning meditation
December 29, 2014
The Center will be open from 7 - 7:30 am for meditation. No instruction provided.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Adult Group (20's and 30's)
December 30, 2014
One aspect of entering adulthood is dealing with a degree of unsettledness, uncertainty, apprehension, worry, and, in our modern world, speed. The Young Adult Group is intended to create a space where young adults can practice contentment and wisdom in de

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
December 31, 2014
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Training Level I -The Art of Being Human
January 3 - 4, 2015
Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
January 7, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Contentment in Everyday Life
January 7 - February 4, 2015
This course provides an exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist teachings, and meditation in action for daily life. It can be a stand-alone class or a complementary class to Shambhala Training Level II.

 
Location: Birmingham

Little Buddhas Children's Program
January 10, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Warroirs Children's Program (7-10 years old)
January 11, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Bodhisattva Study Group
January 11, 2015
Those who have taken the Bodhisattva Vow gather to recite the Bodhisattva Vow, practice meditation and tonglen, and study a complementary book.

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Sadhana Practice
January 13, 2015
This practice is open to all who have taken the Shambhala Vow and the Enlightened Society Vow. Its purpose is to gather and recite the Shambhala Sadhana.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
January 14, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Sacred Path Study Group
January 18, 2015
Sacred Path Study Group

 
Location: Birmingham

Mindful Parenting
January 18, 2015
How can parents learn about Buddhist dharma (teachings), Shambhala vision, and the tool of meditation in the midst of our busy lives on the parenting path? By attending our monthly Mindful Parenting Group!

Join in on the chance to exchange experiences,

 
Location: Birmingham

No Time to Lose Book Group
January 20, 2015
No TIme to Lose by Pema Chodron

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
January 21, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Refuge Vow Practice and Study Group
January 22, 2015
This group is open to all those who have taken the Refuge Vow. Its purpose is to practice and discuss these beautiful first steps along the Buddhist path.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
January 28, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
February 4, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Warroirs Children's Program (7-10 years old)
February 8, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Bodhisattva Study Group
February 8, 2015
Those who have taken the Bodhisattva Vow gather to recite the Bodhisattva Vow, practice meditation and tonglen, and study a complementary book.

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Sadhana Practice
February 10, 2015
This practice is open to all who have taken the Shambhala Vow and the Enlightened Society Vow. Its purpose is to gather and recite the Shambhala Sadhana.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
February 11, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Little Buddhas Children's Program
February 14, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Sacred Path Study Group
February 15, 2015
Sacred Path Study Group

 
Location: Birmingham

Mindful Parenting
February 15, 2015
How can parents learn about Buddhist dharma (teachings), Shambhala vision, and the tool of meditation in the midst of our busy lives on the parenting path? By attending our monthly Mindful Parenting Group!

Join in on the chance to exchange experiences,

 
Location: Birmingham

No Time to Lose Book Group
February 17, 2015
No TIme to Lose by Pema Chodron

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
February 18, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
February 25, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Refuge Vow Practice and Study Group
February 26, 2015
This group is open to all those who have taken the Refuge Vow. Its purpose is to practice and discuss these beautiful first steps along the Buddhist path.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
March 4, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Training Level II - Birth of the Warrior
with Janet Bronstein
March 6 - 8, 2015
Having experienced a taste of basic goodness in Level I, we want to learn more. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask underlying fear.

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Warroirs Children's Program (7-10 years old)
March 8, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Bodhisattva Study Group
March 8, 2015
Those who have taken the Bodhisattva Vow gather to recite the Bodhisattva Vow, practice meditation and tonglen, and study a complementary book.

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Sadhana Practice
March 10, 2015
This practice is open to all who have taken the Shambhala Vow and the Enlightened Society Vow. Its purpose is to gather and recite the Shambhala Sadhana.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
March 11, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Joy in Everyday Life
March 11 - April 8, 2015
As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic goodness, we can begin to discover the confidence and personal energy to go forward on the journey.

 
Location: Birmingham

Little Buddhas Children's Program
March 14, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Sacred Path Study Group
March 15, 2015
Sacred Path Study Group

 
Location: Birmingham

Mindful Parenting
March 15, 2015
How can parents learn about Buddhist dharma (teachings), Shambhala vision, and the tool of meditation in the midst of our busy lives on the parenting path? By attending our monthly Mindful Parenting Group!

Join in on the chance to exchange experiences,

 
Location: Birmingham

No Time to Lose Book Group
March 17, 2015
No TIme to Lose by Pema Chodron

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
March 18, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
March 25, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Refuge Vow Practice and Study Group
March 26, 2015
This group is open to all those who have taken the Refuge Vow. Its purpose is to practice and discuss these beautiful first steps along the Buddhist path.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
April 1, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
April 8, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Little Buddhas Children's Program
April 11, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Warroirs Children's Program (7-10 years old)
April 12, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Bodhisattva Study Group
April 12, 2015
Those who have taken the Bodhisattva Vow gather to recite the Bodhisattva Vow, practice meditation and tonglen, and study a complementary book.

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Sadhana Practice
April 14, 2015
This practice is open to all who have taken the Shambhala Vow and the Enlightened Society Vow. Its purpose is to gather and recite the Shambhala Sadhana.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
April 15, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Sacred Path Study Group
April 19, 2015
Sacred Path Study Group

 
Location: Birmingham

Mindful Parenting
April 19, 2015
How can parents learn about Buddhist dharma (teachings), Shambhala vision, and the tool of meditation in the midst of our busy lives on the parenting path? By attending our monthly Mindful Parenting Group!

Join in on the chance to exchange experiences,

 
Location: Birmingham

No Time to Lose Book Group
April 21, 2015
No TIme to Lose by Pema Chodron

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
April 22, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Refuge Vow Practice and Study Group
April 23, 2015
This group is open to all those who have taken the Refuge Vow. Its purpose is to practice and discuss these beautiful first steps along the Buddhist path.

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Training Level III - Warrior in the World
April 24 - 26, 2015
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.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
April 29, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
May 6, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Little Buddhas Children's Program
May 9, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Warroirs Children's Program (7-10 years old)
May 10, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Bodhisattva Study Group
May 10, 2015
Those who have taken the Bodhisattva Vow gather to recite the Bodhisattva Vow, practice meditation and tonglen, and study a complementary book.

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Sadhana Practice
May 12, 2015
This practice is open to all who have taken the Shambhala Vow and the Enlightened Society Vow. Its purpose is to gather and recite the Shambhala Sadhana.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
May 13, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Sacred Path Study Group
May 17, 2015
Sacred Path Study Group

 
Location: Birmingham

Mindful Parenting
May 17, 2015
How can parents learn about Buddhist dharma (teachings), Shambhala vision, and the tool of meditation in the midst of our busy lives on the parenting path? By attending our monthly Mindful Parenting Group!

Join in on the chance to exchange experiences,

 
Location: Birmingham

No Time to Lose Book Group
May 19, 2015
No TIme to Lose by Pema Chodron

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
May 20, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
May 27, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Refuge Vow Practice and Study Group
May 28, 2015
This group is open to all those who have taken the Refuge Vow. Its purpose is to practice and discuss these beautiful first steps along the Buddhist path.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
June 3, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Shambhala Sadhana Practice
June 9, 2015
This practice is open to all who have taken the Shambhala Vow and the Enlightened Society Vow. Its purpose is to gather and recite the Shambhala Sadhana.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
June 10, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Little Buddhas Children's Program
June 13, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Warroirs Children's Program (7-10 years old)
June 14, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Bodhisattva Study Group
June 14, 2015
Those who have taken the Bodhisattva Vow gather to recite the Bodhisattva Vow, practice meditation and tonglen, and study a complementary book.

 
Location: Birmingham

No Time to Lose Book Group
June 16, 2015
No TIme to Lose by Pema Chodron

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
June 17, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Sacred Path Study Group
June 21, 2015
Sacred Path Study Group

 
Location: Birmingham

Mindful Parenting
June 21, 2015
How can parents learn about Buddhist dharma (teachings), Shambhala vision, and the tool of meditation in the midst of our busy lives on the parenting path? By attending our monthly Mindful Parenting Group!

Join in on the chance to exchange experiences,

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
June 24, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Refuge Vow Practice and Study Group
June 25, 2015
This group is open to all those who have taken the Refuge Vow. Its purpose is to practice and discuss these beautiful first steps along the Buddhist path.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
July 1, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
July 8, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Little Buddhas Children's Program
July 11, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Warroirs Children's Program (7-10 years old)
July 12, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Bodhisattva Study Group
July 12, 2015
Those who have taken the Bodhisattva Vow gather to recite the Bodhisattva Vow, practice meditation and tonglen, and study a complementary book.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
July 15, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Sacred Path Study Group
July 19, 2015
Sacred Path Study Group

 
Location: Birmingham

Mindful Parenting
July 19, 2015
How can parents learn about Buddhist dharma (teachings), Shambhala vision, and the tool of meditation in the midst of our busy lives on the parenting path? By attending our monthly Mindful Parenting Group!

Join in on the chance to exchange experiences,

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
July 22, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Refuge Vow Practice and Study Group
July 23, 2015
This group is open to all those who have taken the Refuge Vow. Its purpose is to practice and discuss these beautiful first steps along the Buddhist path.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
July 29, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation
August 5, 2015
Sitting meditation practice open to the public. NO initial meditation instruction available.

 
Location: Birmingham

Little Buddhas Children's Program
August 8, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Young Warroirs Children's Program (7-10 years old)
August 9, 2015
Group sessions introduce children to resting their minds, and noticing their senses and feelings. Children also learn age-appropriate versions of Buddhist teachings. Programs include play, storytelling, group discussion, movement, crafts and meditation i

 
Location: Birmingham

Mindful Parenting
August 16, 2015
How can parents learn about Buddhist dharma (teachings), Shambhala vision, and the tool of meditation in the midst of our busy lives on the parenting path? By attending our monthly Mindful Parenting Group!

Join in on the chance to exchange experiences,

 
Location: Birmingham

Refuge Vow Practice and Study Group
August 27, 2015
This group is open to all those who have taken the Refuge Vow. Its purpose is to practice and discuss these beautiful first steps along the Buddhist path.