Community Events

Sadhana of Mahamudra (New Moon)

January 5th—December 26th

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 »

White Awake Baltimore Study Group

October 23rd—December 18th

Join other white-identifying people as we learn more about the realities of racism and the unintended impacts of white privilege so that we can consciously contribute to racial justice rather than unconsciously perpetuate patterns of harm. Continue »

BSMC Leadership Collective Meeting (Open)

December 16th

What is the View and Practice of Communication between Leadership Groups and the Community? Continue »

Family Day and Bodhi School

January 5th (2020)

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 »

Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT)

with Jennifer Yarbro

January 14th—March 3rd (2020)

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 (2020)

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 (2020)

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 »

Family Day and Bodhi School

February 2nd (2020)

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 »

BIPOC Day-Long Retreat

with Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls

February 9th (2020)

Join us in cultivating human dignity, the necessary ground for healing personal, interpersonal, and social oppression. Open to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color with all levels of meditation experience, from any tradition. Continue »

Family Day and Bodhi School

March 1st (2020)

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 (2020)

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 »