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 »

BSMC Leadership Collective Meeting (Open)

February 2nd

You are invited to take part in the Leadership Collective, a process of participatory governance at BSMC. Continue »

Black Power Meditation Group

with Justin Miles

February 5th—December 23rd

The nature of Blackness is emptiness, humanity, love, wisdom, nurturing and generosity. Continue »

BIPOC Day-Long Retreat

with Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls & Justin Miles

February 9th

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 »

BSMC Leadership Collective Meeting (Open)

February 17th

You are invited to take part in the Leadership Collective, a process of participatory governance at BSMC. Continue »

Drala Day

February 22nd

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 »

Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group

March 7th

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

April 5th

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 »