Buddhist Studies

Sadhana of Mahamudra

with Adam Hart

January 23rd

This powerful monthly practice is open to everyone. We recite a meditation text composed by Shambhala's founder, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, as a means of overcoming the obstacle of spiritual materialism in our practice & our lives. Continue »

Awakening Joy and Equanimity

with Peter Conradi

January 25th—January 26th

This weekend we will explore how we can open up fully to our own experience and to our interconnection with others. We will  work with the practice of the 'Four Limitless Ones' and in particular with the last two: joy and equanimity. Continue »

Mamo Chants - Dön Season

February 13th—February 22nd

The Mamo Chant is an elaborate protector offering traditionally recited from the twentieth through the twenty-ninth days of the last lunar month of the Tibetan year. Continue »

Shambhala Oxford Group - 21 st Century Warrior Series: Making Enlightened Society Possible

February 13th—March 5th

In these sessions we will explore how the wisdom tradition can inform and empower us to contribute positively to our society, starting at home, in our workplace, and in our wider community. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

with Adam Hart

February 23rd

This powerful monthly practice is open to everyone. We recite a meditation text composed by Shambhala's founder, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, as a means of overcoming the obstacle of spiritual materialism in our practice & our lives. Continue »

Relative Bodhicitta

March 7th—March 8th

Absolute Bodhicitta: Emptiness and Compassion

with Jim O'Neill

April 25th—April 26th

To glimpse ‘Shunyata’ or ‘Absolute Bodhicitta’, is to simultaneously experience freedom, confidence and a sense of relaxed completeness. Continue »

Bleddfa Retreat: Bravery and Compassion

with David Schneider, Peter Conradi, Diederik Prakke, Jim O'Neill

July 24th—August 2nd

The focus of retreat practice is to work directly with awakening the mind, and opening the heart. This year we will offer teachings on bravery and compassion, and the connection of both of these with shamatha meditation Continue »