Program Details

The Art of Being Human, Shambhala Level I

with Renee Cowan
November 16 / 8:15 AM - November 17 / 6:30 PM

This first weekend program of the Way of Shambhala I curriculum introduces the practice of meditation and the basic principles of the Shambhala path. The program includes meditation instruction and practice (sitting and walking), talks, group discussion, and individual interviews.

The Shambhala Training is inspired by the ancient legend of the Kingdom of Shambhala, said to be a society which drew its gentle and fearless sense of social responsibility from the practice of meditation. The legend of the Kingdom of Shambhala has been a guiding vision for many centuries in Asian culture and has parallels in Western traditions. All aspects of our daily life and society—family, commerce, education, the arts—can be permeated with a sense of sacredness.

Suggested reading: Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, by Chogyam Trungpa. This book is available for purchase at the Shambhala Centre.

Suggested donation: $150 Generosity Policy applies. For those who would like to redo Level I: $50

If combine with the course ''Meditation in Everyday Life''  $199 compare to $235.

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