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Shambhala Meditation Center of Albany

 
Location: Albany

Being Brave: Transforming Our World
with & Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche & Adam Lobel Pema Chodron
June 24 - August 12, 2014
DVD series awakening kindness and courage in order to shift the direction of human destiny and bring about global change. Talks by Pema Chodron, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Kalapa Acharya Adam Lobel.

 
Location: Albany

Unconditional Healing Meditation Group
with Gretta Hansing
July 26, 2014
Please join our meditation group and experience the healing power of loving-kindness.

 
Location: Albany

Community Practice Day - Meditation Retreat (Nyinthun)
July 27, 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
July 28, 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
July 28, 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
July 29, 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

Being Brave: Transforming Our World--The Bravery of Compassion
with Pema Chodron
July 29, 2014
Video recorded talk by Ani Pema Chodron on awakening the heart of love and compassion. The program will include meditation, contemplation and facilitated discussion. All welcome!

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
July 30, 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
July 31, 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
August 1, 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
August 4, 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
August 4, 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
August 5, 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

Being Brave: Transforming Our World--Creating Enlightened Society
with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
August 5, 2014
Video recorded talk by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on good human society and the purpose of the Shambhala community. The evening will include meditation, contemplation and facilitated discussion. Open to all.

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
August 6, 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
August 6, 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
August 7, 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
August 8, 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
August 11, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice every Monday 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

 
Location: Albany

Refuge Practice
August 11, 2014
"In the Buddhist Tradition, the purpose of taking refuge is to awaken from confusion and associate oneself with wakefulness." Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, "The Heart of the Buddha."

 
Location: Albany

Heart of Recovery
August 11, 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
August 12, 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

Being Brave: Transforming Our World--Proclamation of Goodness
with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
August 12, 2014
Video recorded talk by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on meditating from the heart, The evening will include guide meditation practice, contemplation and facilitated discussion. Open to all.

 
Location: Albany

Wednesday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
August 13, 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
August 13, 2014
Council Meeting

 
Location: Albany

Thursday Evening Sitting Meditation 7:00 - 8:00 PM
August 14, 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
August 15, 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
August 18, 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
August 18, 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
August 19, 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
August 20, 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
August 20, 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
August 21, 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
August 22, 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
August 23, 2014
Please join our meditation group and experience the healing power of loving-kindness.

 
Location: Albany

Community Practice Day - Meditation Retreat (Nyinthun)
August 24, 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

Introductory Ikebana Workshop
with Ellen Rook
August 24, 2014
Introduction to the art and practice of arranging flowers in the Sogetsu Ikebana tradition. Open to all.

 
Location: Albany

Monday Evening Sitting Meditation 5:30 - 7:00 PM
August 25, 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
August 25, 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
August 26, 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
August 27, 2014
If you are already familiar with meditation, join us for sitting meditation practice Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Free.

 
Location: Albany

Diamond Highway: Reading and Book Signing with Tony Cape
August 27, 2014
The author will read from his new memoir about his experience of the community surrounding Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in the last decade of the Tibetan Buddhist teacher's life. Tony's first-hand experience as personal attendant to Rinpoche makes this window

 
Location: Albany

Intermediate Study Social
with Ellen Rook
August 27, 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
August 28, 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
August 29, 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 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

Refuge Practice
September 8, 2014
"In the Buddhist Tradition, the purpose of taking refuge is to awaken from confusion and associate oneself with wakefulness." Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, "The Heart of the Buddha."

 
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
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
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
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

Community Practice Day - Meditation Retreat (Nyinthun)
September 28, 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 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

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

Refuge Practice
October 13, 2014
"In the Buddhist Tradition, the purpose of taking refuge is to awaken from confusion and associate oneself with wakefulness." Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, "The Heart of the Buddha."

 
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

Refuge Practice
November 10, 2014
"In the Buddhist Tradition, the purpose of taking refuge is to awaken from confusion and associate oneself with wakefulness." Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, "The Heart of the Buddha."

 
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

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

Refuge Practice
December 8, 2014
"In the Buddhist Tradition, the purpose of taking refuge is to awaken from confusion and associate oneself with wakefulness." Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, "The Heart of the Buddha."

 
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

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

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)
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

Community Practice Day - Meditation Retreat (Nyinthun)
December 28, 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 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

Refuge Practice
January 12, 2015
"In the Buddhist Tradition, the purpose of taking refuge is to awaken from confusion and associate oneself with wakefulness." Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, "The Heart of the Buddha."

 
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

Refuge Practice
February 9, 2015
"In the Buddhist Tradition, the purpose of taking refuge is to awaken from confusion and associate oneself with wakefulness." Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, "The Heart of the Buddha."

 
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

Refuge Practice
March 9, 2015
"In the Buddhist Tradition, the purpose of taking refuge is to awaken from confusion and associate oneself with wakefulness." Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, "The Heart of the Buddha."

 
Location: Albany

Refuge Practice
April 13, 2015
"In the Buddhist Tradition, the purpose of taking refuge is to awaken from confusion and associate oneself with wakefulness." Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, "The Heart of the Buddha."

 
Location: Albany

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World
with Ellen Rook
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.