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

Sadhana of Mahamudra (New Moon)

January 27th—December 18th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra, a liturgical text, is practiced on the new moon days. It was written with the expressed intention of overcoming the obstacles of spiritual materialism in our practice, our lives and the world. Continue »

Family Day and Bodhi School

September 3rd—May 6th (2018)

Our theme for 2017-2018 is "Growing Brave". 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 »

The Lost Art of Good Conversation:
A Book Discussion Salon

with Betsy Heeney & Tom Burkhart

November 29th—January 3rd (2018)

In a world of iPhones and connectivity to social media and email, we are all in constant connection with one another. Then why are so many people feeling burned out, distant from colleagues, and abandoned by family and friends? Continue »

"Walking Thru Bullets" Community Viewing

December 15th

Please join us for this special showing. Laura Cain and our very own Thom Stromer’s new feature documentary - “Walking Thru Bullets” - immerses the viewer into the day-to-day workload of a trauma-informed violence intervention program based in Philadelph Continue »

Women's Retreat:
The Embodied Feminine

December 16th

This day will include a morning of Social Meditation led by Märta Vigerstad and Betsy Heeney. Further details forthcoming. Continue »

 

Children/Families

Family Day and Bodhi School

September 3rd—May 6th (2018)

Our theme for 2017-2018 is "Growing Brave". 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 »