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Ottawa Shambhala Centre

 
Location: Ottawa

Cultivating Loving Kindness, Practicing Compassion
with Alexis Shotwell & Sarah Shima
April 15 - May 6, 2014
In a world full of suffering, how is practicing compassion meaningful and helpful?

 
Location: Ottawa

The Art of Simply Being: Spring sangha retreat with Shastri Henry Chapin 
with Henry Chapin
April 19 - 20, 2014
Meditation is more than just a technique for relieving anxiety, stress and depression. It is a way of life, a way of simply being, a way of relating to, feeling and caring for ourselves, others and our world. In this retreat, we explore what is means to "

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
April 20, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
April 22, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
April 23, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Ottawa Shambhala Centre Council Meeting
April 24, 2014
The Ottawa Shambhala Centre members are warmly invited to attend the monthly Council meeting held at the Centre.

 
Location: Ottawa

Meek and Perky
with Suzanne Schecter Côté
April 25 - 27, 2014
Meek is a study of the grounded, humble and gentle beginning stages of a warrior's journey. Perky focuses on cultivating sharp, vibrant and uplifted energy through natural discipline.

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
April 27, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa  

Dharmaraja Guru Yoga Study and Practice
April 27, 2014
Study and practice of the Dharmaraja guru yoga based on the DVD teachings of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.

 
Location: Ottawa

Shambhala Gathering: Food, Conversation and Meditation with Michael Gayner, Executive Director of Shambhala Mountain Center
April 28, 2014
Come and join in a discussion with slides, let by Michael about the land, community and work at Shambhala’s largest land center.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
April 29, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
April 30, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Shambhala Café
May 1, 2014
An informal evening of practice, socializing and discussion of topics related to meditation in daily life. Each evening includes meditation, discussion and refreshments.

 
Location: Ottawa

Shambhala Sadhana practice
May 3, 2014
A monthly opportunity to practice the Shambhala Sadhana and sometimes to listen to a talk from Shambhala Online.

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
May 4, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Bodhi School
May 4, 2014
Bodhi means "Awake". Bodhi School provides children with a spiritual education in the tradition of Shambhala Buddhism.

 
Location: Ottawa

Ottawa Centre Fundraising Auction
May 4, 2014
The Ottawa Shambhala Meditation Centre will be holding a fundraising social and auction Sunday May 4, 2-6 pm. This is the main fundraising event for the year and a great opportunity for us all to practice generosity.

 
Location: Ottawa

The Ashe Society
May 5, 2014
The Ashe Society is restricted to those who have completed Warriors Assembly. Monthly gatherings provide the opportunity for stroke practice, further study and group discussion, as tell as rousing collective lungtha.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
May 6, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Learn to Meditate
May 7, 2014
Join us for this Open House evening and learn to meditate

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
May 7, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Level V: Open Sky
with Bozica Costigliola
May 9 - 11, 2014
Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind.

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
May 11, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
May 13, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Apprendre à méditer
May 14, 2014
Venez nous rencontrer pendant ces soirées portes ouvertes et apprenez à méditer.

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
May 14, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Queer Dharma
May 15, 2014
Queer Dharma is open to any queer identified person interested in combining the practice of meditation with the study of Buddhism. We offer meditation instruction to newcomers, and we encourage seasoned practitioners to join.

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
May 18, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Werma Feast
May 18, 2014
For Shambhala Tantrikas only. The Werma Sadhana is a key practice for understanding and manifesting the Kingdom of Shambhala and creating enlightened society on the spot. The Dorje Dradül described the sadhana as a kind of extended lungta practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
May 20, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Learn to Meditate
May 21, 2014
Join us for this Open House evening and learn to meditate

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
May 21, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Level 1: The Art of Being Human
with Mark Frutkin
May 23 - 24, 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: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
May 25, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
May 27, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
May 28, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
June 1, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Bodhi School
June 1, 2014
Bodhi means "Awake". Bodhi School provides children with a spiritual education in the tradition of Shambhala Buddhism.

 
Location: Ottawa

The Ashe Society
June 2, 2014
The Ashe Society is restricted to those who have completed Warriors Assembly. Monthly gatherings provide the opportunity for stroke practice, further study and group discussion, as tell as rousing collective lungtha.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
June 3, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Learn to Meditate
June 4, 2014
Join us for this Open House evening and learn to meditate

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
June 4, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Shambhala Sadhana practice
June 7, 2014
A monthly opportunity to practice the Shambhala Sadhana and sometimes to listen to a talk from Shambhala Online.

 
Location: Ottawa

Meditation Nyinthun
June 8, 2014
You are invited to attend a day long group meditation practice. A nyinthun is a great way to deepen and energize your meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
June 8, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
June 10, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Apprendre à méditer
June 11, 2014
Venez nous rencontrer pendant ces soirées portes ouvertes et apprenez à méditer.

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
June 11, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Shambhala Art - Part III
with Stéphane Bédard
June 14 - 15, 2014
How do we go from nothing — a white page — to a first stroke, then another stroke, and a third one which expresses something about who we are, how we feel, what we want to say. How do we go from stillness to movement?

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
June 15, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
June 17, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Learn to Meditate
June 18, 2014
Join us for this Open House evening and learn to meditate

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
June 18, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
June 22, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
June 24, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
June 25, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Outrageous and Inscrutable
with John McQuade
June 27 - 29, 2014
The third and fourth dignities, Outrageous and Inscrutable, emphasize fruition and refer to the extraordinary skill of a practiced warrior.

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
June 29, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
July 1, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Learn to Meditate
July 2, 2014
Join us for this Open House evening and learn to meditate

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
July 2, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Shambhala Sadhana practice
July 5, 2014
A monthly opportunity to practice the Shambhala Sadhana and sometimes to listen to a talk from Shambhala Online.

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
July 6, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
July 8, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Apprendre à méditer
July 9, 2014
Venez nous rencontrer pendant ces soirées portes ouvertes et apprenez à méditer.

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
July 9, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
July 13, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
July 15, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Learn to Meditate
July 16, 2014
Join us for this Open House evening and learn to meditate

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
July 16, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
July 20, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
July 22, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
July 23, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
July 27, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
July 29, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
July 30, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Shambhala Sadhana practice
August 2, 2014
A monthly opportunity to practice the Shambhala Sadhana and sometimes to listen to a talk from Shambhala Online.

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
August 3, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
August 5, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Learn to Meditate
August 6, 2014
Join us for this Open House evening and learn to meditate

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
August 6, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
August 10, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
August 12, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Apprendre à méditer
August 13, 2014
Venez nous rencontrer pendant ces soirées portes ouvertes et apprenez à méditer.

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
August 13, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
August 17, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
August 19, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Learn to Meditate
August 20, 2014
Join us for this Open House evening and learn to meditate

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
August 20, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
August 24, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

Tuesday Evening Sitting
August 26, 2014
Come join us for 45 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Wednesday Evening Sitting
August 27, 2014
Come join us for 60 minutes of sitting meditation practice (shamatha).

 
Location: Ottawa

Sunday Morning Sitting
August 31, 2014
Come join us for 2 hours of sitting and walking meditation practice.

 
Location: Ottawa

The Ashe Society
September 1, 2014
The Ashe Society is restricted to those who have completed Warriors Assembly. Monthly gatherings provide the opportunity for stroke practice, further study and group discussion, as tell as rousing collective lungtha.

 
Location: Ottawa

The Ashe Society
October 6, 2014
The Ashe Society is restricted to those who have completed Warriors Assembly. Monthly gatherings provide the opportunity for stroke practice, further study and group discussion, as tell as rousing collective lungtha.

 
Location: Ottawa

The Ashe Society
November 3, 2014
The Ashe Society is restricted to those who have completed Warriors Assembly. Monthly gatherings provide the opportunity for stroke practice, further study and group discussion, as tell as rousing collective lungtha.

 
Location: Ottawa

The Ashe Society
December 1, 2014
The Ashe Society is restricted to those who have completed Warriors Assembly. Monthly gatherings provide the opportunity for stroke practice, further study and group discussion, as tell as rousing collective lungtha.