About Us

Our community is diverse, capable, and heartfelt. Our members and friends include dedicated senior teachers who have walked the Shambhala Buddhist path for many years, and enthusiastic newcomers who are just discovering our teachings on realizing basic goodness and building enlightened society.

Community Events

Nothing Missing Leadership: Learning from the Wisdom and Power of the Forest

with James Drescher

November 17th—November 19th

A non-residential forest retreat with Jim Drescher. We will connect in nature: with ourselves, with each other and with our whole environment and society. Continue »

Community Meeting

November 19th

Our community strength and big heart are fueled by each member. All interested are warmly invited to attend. On these Sundays, open sitting occurs from 10-11am, promptly followed by our community meeting from 11am-12:30 pm. Continue »

Children's Day

December 9th

Delight in the warmth of children, diverse families, community, and the returning light. Continue »

Course Leader Training

with Shastri Debbie McCubbin

December 14th—December 17th

By Invitation Only This program is designed as an entry point for qualified individuals who wish to pursue a teaching path. Additionally, it is an opportunity for further training for those already working on the qualifications required to be a teacher Continue »

Winter Weekthun

with Shastri Janice Glowski & Prof Matthew Kahle

December 26th—January 1st (2018)

One week of deep practice open to everyone.at 636 Chase Rd.. Everyone is encouraged to participate as fully as they can, but we will also make an effort to accommodate people who can only come for part of the program. ––Vajrayana students who have Continue »

Children/Families

Children's Day

December 9th

Delight in the warmth of children, diverse families, community, and the returning light. Continue »