Community

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

Compassion Cultivation Training - CCT©

with Jennifer Yarbro

January 21st—March 10th

Cultivating compassion as a daily practice helps individuals and groups embrace challenging relationships and manage the stress of modern society Continue »

Baltimore Shambhala 24-Hour Sit-A-Thon

January 25th—January 26th

Support our beloved center, push the limits of your practice, and have fun at our first-ever BSMC 24-Hour Sit-A-Thon! Continue »

Rota Training: Service as Practice

January 26th

Practice is more than meditating on a cushion. Serving others offers the opportunity both to be of benefit and to be in the present moment to watch our minds. This morning will offer introductory training in being an umdze (timekeeper) or gatekeeper. Continue »

Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group

February 1st

All women are welcome to join the Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group for our monthly gathering! Light breakfast & socializing starts at 9am; participant-led program is 10-11:30 am. Continue »

Family Day and Bodhi School

February 2nd

Our theme for 2019-20 is "The Eightfold Path," the path to uproot the causes of our suffering. Join us for FAMILY DAY AND BODHI SCHOOL each month for children from age 2 years to High School, "Parenting as a Path" discussion group, and potluck lunch. Continue »

 

Children/Families

Family Day and Bodhi School

February 2nd

Our theme for 2019-20 is "The Eightfold Path," the path to uproot the causes of our suffering. Join us for FAMILY DAY AND BODHI SCHOOL each month for children from age 2 years to High School, "Parenting as a Path" discussion group, and potluck lunch. Continue »

Shambhala Day 2020

February 24th

Please join us for our celebration of the Tibetan New Year, as we enter the year of the Iron Mouse and welcome its qualities of adaptability, cleverness, and contentment. The year of the Iron Mouse has arrived . . . Continue »

Family Day and Bodhi School

March 1st

Our theme for 2019-20 is "The Eightfold Path," the path to uproot the causes of our suffering. Join us for FAMILY DAY AND BODHI SCHOOL each month for children from age 2 years to High School, "Parenting as a Path" discussion group, and potluck lunch. Continue »

Community Gathering - Haiku Hike at the Cylburn Arboretum

May 3rd

Join this last First Sunday Family Day gathering of the season for a contemplative hike in the woods followed by sharing poetry and a picnic! Continue »