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Shambhala Meditation Center of Albany

 
Location: Albany

Community Practice Day - Meditation Retreat (Nyinthun)
August 31, 2014
One day meditation retreat. You're welcome to come for the entire day or any part. Optional potluck lunch at noon. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
September 1, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
September 1, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
September 2, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
September 3, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Learn to Meditate
September 3, 2014
Join us for group instruction in sitting meditation practice and an introduction to the Shambhala Center.

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
September 4, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
September 5, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
September 8, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
September 8, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
September 9, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
September 10, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany  

Council Meeting
September 10, 2014
Council Meeting

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
September 11, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
September 12, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
September 15, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
September 15, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
September 16, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Fearlessness in Everyday life
with Ellen Rook
September 16 - October 14, 2014
Learning to work with our anxiety, we are not blocked by fear. Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings of mind and the nature of reality, we learn to see clearly.

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
September 17, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Learn to Meditate
September 17, 2014
Join us for group instruction in sitting meditation practice and an introduction to the Shambhala Center.

 
Location: Albany

Meditation in Everyday Life
with Jeff Wigman
September 18 - October 16, 2014
Meditation in Everyday Life introduces mindfulness meditation practice and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life.

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
September 18, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
September 19, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Shambhala Training Level 1: The Art of Being Human
with Jason Newman
September 19 - 21, 2014
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: Albany

Harvest of Peace
September 21, 2014
Harvest of Peace, held around the time of the autumn equinox, is an opportunity for local communities to gather, hear teachings by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, and celebrate the riches of our local cultures and heritage.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
September 22, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
September 22, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
September 23, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
September 24, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Intermediate Study Social
with Ellen Rook
September 24, 2014
Open to intermediate students who are graduates of Shambhala Training Level V or Wisdom in Everyday Life, these monthly gatherings mix socializing with meditation and contemplation.

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
September 25, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
September 26, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Creativity, Spirituality, & Making a Buck
with David Nichtern
September 26 - 28, 2014
Join renowned Buddhist teacher David Nichtern for this course on sharpening our creative and professional skills and integrating them with mindfulness meditation to transform our relationship to both work and life.

 
Location: Albany

Unconditional Healing Meditation Group
with Gretta Hansing
September 27, 2014
Please join our meditation group and experience the healing power of loving-kindness.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
September 29, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
September 29, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
September 30, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
October 1, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Learn to Meditate
October 1, 2014
Join us for group instruction in sitting meditation practice and an introduction to the Shambhala Center.

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
October 2, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
October 3, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
October 6, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
October 6, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
October 7, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
October 8, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany  

Council Meeting
October 8, 2014
Council Meeting

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
October 9, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
October 10, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Workshop: Speaking from the Heart, Listening with Eloquence
with Ellen Rook
October 11, 2014
Everyone is welcome to join a morning workshop focused on speaking and listening skills.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
October 13, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
October 13, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
October 14, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
October 15, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Learn to Meditate
October 15, 2014
Join us for group instruction in sitting meditation practice and an introduction to the Shambhala Center.

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
October 16, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
October 17, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Basic Goodness: Video Recorded Retreat with Pema Chodron
October 17 - 19, 2014
The video-recorded retreat includes talks, guided meditations, and question-and-answer sessions with Pema Chödrön and additional sessions led by Dale Asrael, a longtime friend of Pema’s and fellow acharya (senior teacher) in the Shambhala Buddhist traditi

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
October 20, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
October 20, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
October 21, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
October 22, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Intermediate Study Social
with Ellen Rook
October 22, 2014
Open to intermediate students who are graduates of Shambhala Training Level V or Wisdom in Everyday Life, these monthly gatherings mix socializing with meditation and contemplation.

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
October 23, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
October 24, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Unconditional Healing Meditation Group
with Gretta Hansing
October 25, 2014
Please join our meditation group and experience the healing power of loving-kindness.

 
Location: Albany

Community Practice Day - Meditation Retreat (Nyinthun)
October 26, 2014
One day meditation retreat. You're welcome to come for the entire day or any part. Optional potluck lunch at noon. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
October 27, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
October 27, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
October 28, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
October 29, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
October 30, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
October 31, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
November 3, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
November 3, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
November 4, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Contentment in Everyday Life
November 4 - December 2, 2014
"Suffering is a result of roaming, the urge to keep looking for an external source of happiness. Much of our stress these days is caused by simple lack of contentment."
-Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
November 5, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Learn to Meditate
November 5, 2014
Join us for group instruction in sitting meditation practice and an introduction to the Shambhala Center.

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
November 6, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
November 7, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior
November 7 - 9, 2014
Birth of the Warrior emphasizes how our habitual fear and anxiety can lose its power when confronted directly, in an atmosphere of gentleness.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
November 10, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
November 10, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
November 11, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
November 12, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany  

Council Meeting
November 12, 2014
Council Meeting

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
November 13, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
November 14, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Birthday Celebration for Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
November 15, 2014
Celebrate the Sakyong's birthday! Celebration time is tenative. Details to follow.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
November 17, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
November 17, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
November 18, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
November 19, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Learn to Meditate
November 19, 2014
Join us for group instruction in sitting meditation practice and an introduction to the Shambhala Center.

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
November 20, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
November 21, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Unconditional Healing Meditation Group
with Gretta Hansing
November 22, 2014
Please join our meditation group and experience the healing power of loving-kindness.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
November 24, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
November 24, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
November 25, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
November 26, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Intermediate Study Social
with Ellen Rook
November 26, 2014
Open to intermediate students who are graduates of Shambhala Training Level V or Wisdom in Everyday Life, these monthly gatherings mix socializing with meditation and contemplation.

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
November 27, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
November 28, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Community Practice Day - Meditation Retreat (Nyinthun)
November 30, 2014
One day meditation retreat. You're welcome to come for the entire day or any part. Optional potluck lunch at noon. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
December 1, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
December 1, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
December 2, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
December 3, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Learn to Meditate
December 3, 2014
Join us for group instruction in sitting meditation practice and an introduction to the Shambhala Center.

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
December 4, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
December 5, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany  

Frank and Susan Ryan - To Be Announced
with Frank Ryan & Susan Ryan
December 5 - 7, 2014
Frank and Susan Ryan visit Shambala Meditation Center of Albany for a wonderful weekend of teaching, discussion, and meditation.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
December 8, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
December 8, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
December 9, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
December 10, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany  

Council Meeting
December 10, 2014
Council Meeting

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
December 11, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
December 12, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Introductory Ikebana Workshop (2X)
with Ellen Rook
December 14, 2014
Introduction to the art and practice of arranging flowers in the Sogetsu Ikebana tradition. Open to all. Registration limited to 8.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
December 15, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
December 15, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
December 16, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
December 17, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Learn to Meditate
December 17, 2014
Join us for group instruction in sitting meditation practice and an introduction to the Shambhala Center.

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
December 18, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
December 19, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Children's Day Celebration
December 20, 2014
Join us in celebrating the winter solstice with the children of the sangha. All are invited to delight in family and children.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
December 22, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
December 22, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
December 23, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
December 24, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Intermediate Study Social
with Ellen Rook
December 24, 2014
Open to intermediate students who are graduates of Shambhala Training Level V or Wisdom in Everyday Life, these monthly gatherings mix socializing with meditation and contemplation.

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
December 25, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 
Location: Albany

Holiday City Meditation Retreat (Weekthun)
with Roger Guest
December 26, 2014 - January 1, 2015
The City Meditation Retreat is an opportunity for us to connect deeply with meditation while relating it directly with our regular life. Join us in this week of spacious mind - for the entire week, one day, or just an hour or two.

 
Location: Albany

Friday Morning Sitting Meditation 9:00 - 10:00 AM
December 26, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Friday 9:00 - 10:00 AM.

 
Location: Albany

Unconditional Healing Meditation Group
with Gretta Hansing
December 27, 2014
Please join our meditation group and experience the healing power of loving-kindness.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
December 29, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
December 29, 2014
Weekly meetings open to all--Buddhist practitioners from all traditions, Twelve Step practitioners from all programs and/or anyone struggling with addiction.

 
Location: Albany

Tuesday Morning Sitting Meditation 9-10 AM
December 30, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Tuesday morning,s 9:00 - 10:00 AM starting September 7, 2010,

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
December 31, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

The Basic Goodness of Being Human: Who Am I?
with Ellen Rook
January 13 - February 17, 2015
This first course in the Basic Goodness Series asks the question “Who am I?” and explores the sense of self. It includes teachings on basic goodness, selflessness, the arising of ego and cocoon, buddha nature, and the confidence of warriorship.

 
Location: Albany

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human
January 23 - 25, 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: Albany

Community Practice Day - Meditation Retreat (Nyinthun)
January 25, 2015
One day meditation retreat. You're welcome to come for the entire day or any part. Optional potluck lunch at noon. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Acharya Eric Spiegel - To Be Announced
with Eric Spiegel
February 6 - 8, 2015

 
Location: Albany  

Shambhala Day
February 19, 2015
Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the new year of the Iron Tiger and is one of the most important traditions of Shambhala Buddhism. All are invited to join us for our annual New Year's Celebration!

 
Location: Albany

New Year Shambhala Sadhana Feast
February 22, 2015
Open to everyone in celebration of the New Year. Please join us for our Shambhala Sadhana feast! A great opportunity to practice the Shambhala Sadhana as a community. Registration in advance is greatly appreciated. A donation to cover food and drink ($5

 
Location: Albany

Joy in Everyday Life
March 3 - 31, 2015
Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings on intelligent compassion towards others, we begin to discover the joy of discipline, health and bravery. Course includes meditation instructions, experiential exercises and strong community support.

 
Location: Albany

Shambhala Training Level II: The Birth of the Warrior
March 6 - 8, 2015
Birth of the Warrior emphasizes how our habitual fear and anxiety can lose its power when confronted directly, in an atmosphere of gentleness.

 
Location: Albany

Mudra and the Five Skandhas
with Suzann Duquette
April 24 - 26, 2015
Ms. Duquette presents unique teachings designed by the Vidyadhara Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche using physical postures and exercises to invoke wisdom mind and explore illusion of a self. This is Dick North Memorial event - no program fee will be charged.

 
Location: Albany

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World
May 1 - 3, 2015
In level III, we make an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated during our meditation practice into all aspects of our daily life.

 
Location: Albany

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart
with Ellen Rook
June 5 - 7, 2015
In Shambhala Training Level IV, we learn how to open our hearts so we can communicate more fully with the world.

 
Location: Albany

Acharya Arawana Hayashi - To Be Announced
with Arawana Hayashi
October 2 - 4, 2015
Acharya Arawana Hayashi brings her brilliant teaching for a weekend of exploring mind, body, and meditation. This is a Dick North Memorial program - no program fee will be charged.