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Joy in Everyday Life (CIEL) - 5-week Audio Series with Ani Pema Chodron. January 16. 23, 30, February 13, & 20, 2013 - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Register online and pay using PayPal [by clicking here]. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heart of Warriorship: Level III - Warrior in the World - January 18-20, 2013.
Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we are willing to experience our life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness to our activities. Register online and pay using PayPal [by clicking here]. For more information please contact email@example.com.
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Our Sarpashana group serves all people who are interested in relating their path of meditation and dharma studies to their alcohol or other addictions and recovery.
Phoenix Shambhala Center
There's a Buddha in the back!
Shambhala Online offers online sessions of various subject matter. Some sessions will be for specific topics and/or specific practice groups. Follow the link and check out their calendar for more information and registration.
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The vision of Shambhala is that a gentle and dignified life based on meditative understanding is accessible to everyone, and can blossom into enlightened society. Contemplative practices bring to our ordinary lives a natural sense of goodness, fearlessness, and humor. We welcome everyone who would like to learn meditation practice and who aspires to expand the experience of gentleness and non-aggression into all areas of life.
The Tucson Shambhala Meditation Center is part of an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and further developed by his son and lineage holder Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. At our center, located at 3250 North Tucson Boulevard, we offer basic meditation classes, free meditation instruction, a curriculum of Buddhist studies and Shambhala Training—a progressive series of weekend workshops that help students develop a personal meditation practice in order to engage more fully and compassionately in the world. TSMC also provides many opportunities for communal gatherings, celebrations, and events.
We invite you to explore our diverse programs designed to help people of all traditions discover their inherent sanity, gentleness and humor.
Open Calendar View of Programs
Learn To Meditate
January 15th - December 3rd
Meditation is a natural state of the human mind—at rest, open, alert. The basic meditation technique predates all religious traditions, though it is used in one way or another by each of them.more info
Wisdom In Everyday Life
May 1st - May 29th
No longer deterred or depressed by obstacles, we can include everything as part of the path. The challenges of daily life become opportunities for both contemplative practice andsocial action.more info
Wisdom In Everyday Life
May 1st - June 5th
A 5 week experiential course with recorded audio talks by Pema Chodron with contemplations, self-inquiries, & discussions.
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