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Madison Shambhala Center

 
Location: Madison

Wisdom in Everyday Life
with Mark Blumenfeld
August 11 - September 15, 2014
Monday evenings 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm; Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. Participants will receive practical instructions for transforming confused emotions and situations into effective actions as they arise.

 
Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
August 31, 2014
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Location: Madison

Community Nyinthun (Day of Meditation Practice)
September 1, 2014
An entire day devoted to meditation practice. Come and relax into peaceful abiding for the day, be there for yourself.

 
Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
September 1, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Learn to Meditate
September 2, 2014
Every first Monday of the month, from 7-8pm (in lieu of regular meditation), the Meditation Instructors and Shambhala Guides offer group meditation instruction and introduction.

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
September 3, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
September 4, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
September 4, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
September 7, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
September 8, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
September 10, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
September 11, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
September 11, 2014
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Location: Madison

Way of Shambhala: Birth of the Warrior (Level 2)
with Mark Blumenfeld
September 12 - 14, 2014
Friday 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm: This second weekend program in the Way of Shambhala Year One series deepens our practice of meditation and teaches us to recognize our habitual patterns and begin to discover fearles

 
Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
September 14, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
September 15, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
September 17, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Shambhala Vow Preparatory Class for Rigden Weekend
with Mark Blumenfeld
September 17, 2014
One-time evening class in preparation for the upcoming Rigden program in October.

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
September 18, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
September 18, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
September 21, 2014
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Location: Madison

Harvest of Peace
September 21, 2014
9:00 am to 1:00 pm: 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: Madison

Meditation in Everyday Life
with Kathy Faas & Olivia Parry
September 22 - October 20, 2014
Monday evenings 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm: This is the first course in our core program, the Way of Shambhala, which provides a strong foundation in mindfulness-awareness meditation.

 
Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
September 22, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
September 24, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Shambhala Sadhana
September 25, 2014
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: As a group practice, the Shambhala Sadhana is open to everyone who has received the reading transmission (lung), and taken the Enlightened Society Vow.

 
Location: Madison

Shambhala Sadhana
September 25, 2014
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: As a group practice, the Shambhala Sadhana is open to everyone who has received the reading transmission (lung), and taken the Enlightened Society Vow.

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
September 25, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
September 25, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
September 28, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
September 29, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
October 1, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
October 2, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
October 2, 2014
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Location: Madison

Rigden: Unconditional Confidence
with Eve Rosenthal
October 3 - 5, 2014
Friday 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday 8:30 am to 6:00 pm: A regional final Way of Shambhala I retreat to complete the Heart of Warriorship and Everyday Life series. Open to everyone who has taken Open Sky and Wisdom in Everyday Life.

 
Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
October 5, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
October 6, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Learn to Meditate
October 7, 2014
Every first Monday of the month, from 7-8pm (in lieu of regular meditation), the Meditation Instructors and Shambhala Guides offer group meditation instruction and introduction.

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
October 8, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
October 9, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
October 9, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
October 12, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
October 13, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Essential Heart of Kasungship
with Marian Slaughter
October 14 - November 11, 2014
Tuesday evenings 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm: Kasung are members of the Shambhala community devoted to extending their meditation practice to benefit others through action. This class introduces the "Protector Principle" and may be taken by the curious without com

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
October 15, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
October 16, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
October 16, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
October 19, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
October 20, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
October 22, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
October 23, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
October 23, 2014
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Location: Madison

Way of Shambhala: The Art of Being Human (Level 1)
October 25 - 26, 2014
Saturday 8:30 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday 8:30 am to 2:00 pm: In this 2 day workshop, students are introduced to the idea of basic goodness and the practice of meditation in a supportive, social environment. The weekend includes meditation practice,

 
Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
October 26, 2014
come and go as you like

 
Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
October 27, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
October 29, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Shambhala Sadhana
October 30, 2014
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: As a group practice, the Shambhala Sadhana is open to everyone who has received the reading transmission (lung), and taken the Enlightened Society Vow.

 
Location: Madison

Shambhala Sadhana
October 30, 2014
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: As a group practice, the Shambhala Sadhana is open to everyone who has received the reading transmission (lung), and taken the Enlightened Society Vow.

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
October 30, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
October 30, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
November 2, 2014
come and go as you like

 
Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
November 3, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Learn to Meditate
November 4, 2014
Every first Monday of the month, from 7-8pm (in lieu of regular meditation), the Meditation Instructors and Shambhala Guides offer group meditation instruction and introduction.

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
November 5, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
November 6, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
November 6, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
November 9, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
November 10, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Basic Goodness II: How Can I Help?
with Mark Blumenfeld
November 10 - December 8, 2014
Monday evenings 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm: This course asks the question, "How can I help?" and explores our aspiration to help our world, how we relate with others, and how real social transformation could occur.

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
November 12, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
November 13, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
November 13, 2014
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Location: Madison

Nalanda Miksang Level One Teacher Training
with Miriam Hall
November 15 - 16, 2014
This weekend program is training and authorization to permit students of Nalanda Miksang (www.miksang.org) to become Level One assistant teachers.

 
Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
November 16, 2014
come and go as you like

 
Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
November 17, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Lineage and Devotion
with Mark Blumenfeld
November 18 - December 16, 2014
Tuesday evenings 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm: This class explores the transmission of the dharma and the relationship between students and teachers; a central component of the study and practice of Shambhala Buddhism.

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
November 19, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Shambhala Sadhana
November 20, 2014
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: As a group practice, the Shambhala Sadhana is open to everyone who has received the reading transmission (lung), and taken the Enlightened Society Vow.

 
Location: Madison

Shambhala Sadhana
November 20, 2014
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: As a group practice, the Shambhala Sadhana is open to everyone who has received the reading transmission (lung), and taken the Enlightened Society Vow.

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
November 20, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
November 20, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
November 23, 2014
come and go as you like

 
Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
November 24, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
November 26, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
November 27, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
November 27, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
November 30, 2014
come and go as you like

 
Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
December 1, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Learn to Meditate
December 2, 2014
Every first Monday of the month, from 7-8pm (in lieu of regular meditation), the Meditation Instructors and Shambhala Guides offer group meditation instruction and introduction.

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
December 3, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
December 4, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
December 4, 2014
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Location: Madison

Way of Shambhala: Birth of the Warrior (Level 2)
December 5 - 7, 2014
Friday 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm: This second weekend program in the Way of Shambhala Year One series deepens our practice of meditation and teaches us to recognize our habitual patterns and begin to discover fearl

 
Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
December 7, 2014
come and go as you like

 
Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
December 8, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
December 10, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
December 11, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
December 11, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
December 14, 2014
come and go as you like

 
Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
December 15, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
December 17, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Shambhala Sadhana
December 18, 2014
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: As a group practice, the Shambhala Sadhana is open to everyone who has received the reading transmission (lung), and taken the Enlightened Society Vow.

 
Location: Madison

Shambhala Sadhana
December 18, 2014
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: As a group practice, the Shambhala Sadhana is open to everyone who has received the reading transmission (lung), and taken the Enlightened Society Vow.

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
December 18, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
December 18, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
December 21, 2014
come and go as you like

 
Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
December 22, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
December 24, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Thursday evening meditation 7pm - 7:30pm
December 25, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Weekly Dharma Gathering
December 25, 2014
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Location: Madison  

Sunday morning meditation 9am - 11am
December 28, 2014
come and go as you like

 
Location: Madison  

Monday evening meditation 7pm - 8pm
December 29, 2014

 
Location: Madison  

Wednesday morning meditation 7am - 8am
December 31, 2014

 
Location: Madison

Contentment in Everyday Life
with Mark Blumenfeld
January 12 - February 9, 2015
Mondays evenings 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm: This introductory class is open to beginners, while at the same time offers an opportunity for long-time practitioners to deepen their practice.

 
Location: Madison

Way of Shambhala II: Great Eastern Sun (Sacred Path)
January 16 - 18, 2015
Friday 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday 8:30 am to 6:00 pm: This weekend program teaches how to see the Great Eastern Sun, the primordial energy and brilliance that is the basis of all that exists.

 
Location: Madison

Shambhala Sadhana
January 29, 2015
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: As a group practice, the Shambhala Sadhana is open to everyone who has received the reading transmission (lung), and taken the Enlightened Society Vow.

 
Location: Madison

Shambhala Sadhana (2X)
February 26, 2015
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: As a group practice, the Shambhala Sadhana is open to everyone who has received the reading transmission (lung), and taken the Enlightened Society Vow.