Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome.

Open Public Sitting Hours

Monday evenings at 6pm

Every second and fourth Tuesday at 7pm, Learn to Meditate

Wednesdays from 7-9pm, Open House (feel free to come and go at any time)

Friday mornings from 8-9am, public sitting with walking meditation half way through

The first Sunday of each month from 9am-12pm, Practitioner’s Corner

Saturday mornings from 10am – 12 noon.

Check the monthly calendar for more information.

Find how to get to our Shambhala Centre. Here is a map.

 

Introductory

Young Meditators

July 14th—October 27th

The Vancouver Young Meditators Hangout is a meditation, mindfulness and social group for those who identify in some way as “young” – it is open to everyone but created with people in their 20s and 30s in mind. Continue »

Drawing Drop-in

with Louise Phillips

September 3rd

Drawing drop-in is mindful drawing practice and is open to everyone. Everyone can draw! Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Joachim Sehrbrock & Mariel Gomez

September 9th—October 2nd

Cultivating the ability to greet the present moment without aggression or denial. A practical foundation for being present. Open to all. Continue »

Japanese Flower Arranging Workshop

with Sally Yukawa

September 10th

Mrs. Yukawa, a senior Instructor in the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, will give instruction in 2 styles of Ikebana arrangements. Please bring container, cutting shears, needlepoint holder (kenzan) and lunch. Continue »

Basic Goodness II: How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society

September 14th—October 19th

This second 6-evening class in the Basic Goodness Series looks at Shambhala and Buddhist understanding of society, compassion, and what enlightened society may be. Continue »