Classes and Events

This page lists the upcoming programs and events of the West Chester Shambhala Meditation Center. At right, you can select a calendar view of events. Most of our classes are open to everyone, but some classes are in a series, and so they do require you to have taken the previous class. Each entry will list any prerequisites, if there are any.

The West Chester Shambhala center offers several programs on a regular/ ongoing basis. Click here to find out more about these programs.

Community Meditation
Tuesdays 7pm – 9pm (4th Tuesday Dharma Talk)

Second Sunday of the month 10am – 11am (followed by Shambhala Sadhana)

Fourth Sunday of the month 10am – 12pm (come and go when you wish)

Shambhala Family and Children's Program

January 6th—June 2nd

The Shambhala children’s group welcomes families from the Shambhala community and the general public interested in mindful living. Continue »

Community Shambhala Sadhana Practice

January 13th—February 10th

The Shambhala Sadhana is a powerful practice that deepens our understanding, feeling, and appreciation of the profound and pervasive qualities of basic goodness in ourselves, others, and in society. Continue »

What is Real: The Basic Goodness of Reality

with Jay Lippman

January 23rd—February 27th

The course What is Real: The Basic Goodness of Reality asks the question, “What is real?” and explores various approaches to this question. Continue »

Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos

February 2nd

We recite chants intended to pacify the turmoil of the Mamos each year to pacify the karmic causes of personal, social, and environmental chaos that accumulates at the year's end. By reciting the chant, we tune into the protector principle of awareness an Continue »

Victory Over War: An Introduction to the Dorje Kasung

February 3rd

The Dorje Kasung is an organizational pillar within Shambhala modeled on the ancient tradition of dharma protectors. The role of the Dorje Kasung is to serve, protect, and care for Shambhala. Continue »

Introduction to Shambhala Meditation

with Jay Lippman

February 5th—February 19th

Want to learn more about Shambhala? Sign up for our three-session class held on the first three Tuesday evenings of every month. In this class we introduce the principles of Shambhala Buddhism and the path towards a meaningful life. Continue »