Program Details

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Alexander De Varon
May 30 / 7:00 PM - June 1 / 5:00 PM

For those who have completed Shambhala Training Level I, this is the next step in the Heart of Warriorship journey: Shambhala Training Level II: The Birth of the Warrior.  Having experienced a taste of basic goodness, we want to go forward. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness.


Alexander DeVaron has been teaching mindfulness meditation since 1986, and is a Shastri (senior teacher) in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, serving at the Philadelphia Center.  He is on the faculty of the Penn Program for Mindfulness at the University of Pennsylvania, where for years he taught the foundation course in stress management.  He is also a composer, singer and music teacher.

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