Ongoing Offerings

Our center offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome.

Open Public Sitting Hours

Tuesdays — 5:30 pm-6:30 pm. sitting and walking meditation*
Thursdays — 12:00 noon-1:00 pm. sitting and walking meditation*

We alternate periods of meditation with shorter periods of walking meditation.
You are invited to join us for all or any portion of our practice time. All traditions are welcome. Donations of any size greatly appreciated.

*Free meditation instruction is available at these times and at other times by chance or appointment. We offer free meditation instruction on request, any day of the week. Email shambhala.whiteriver@gmail.com to make arrangements if you are interested in meditation instruction.

Find how to get to our Shambhala Center here.

Introductory

Taming the Mind and Walking the Bodhisattva Path

with Ken Ketchum

May 13th—June 17th

Sundays at 11 am after sitting. Inspired by the example of awakened ones of the past and present, taming our minds leads us to the vast activity of caring for others and the profound view of emptiness. Continue »

The Lost Art of Good Conversation Salons Continue

with Patti Morgan

May 15th—July 3rd

Drop in salon based on Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche's newest book entitled THE LOST ART OF GOOD CONVERSATION. Facilitated once again by Ms. Patti Morgan, we now return to investigate being mindful and being kind, to ourselves and to others, embracing our huma Continue »

LEARN TO MEDITATE - Two hour class

with Jeffrey Slayton

June 3rd

It's NOW! Time to begin a practice or begin again. Or come join in and support beginners. Meditation is a practice to calm and train our mind and bring out our inherent qualities of openness, warmth, peacefulness and courage. Continue »