Our community is diverse, capable, and heartfelt. Our members and friends include dedicated senior teachers who have walked the Shambhala Buddhist path for many years, and enthusiastic newcomers who are just discovering our teachings on realizing basic goodness and building enlightened society.


Art + Life Retreat: Shambhala Arts Training Parts 1 – 5

With Shastri Sandra Ladley and Artist to the Kalapa Court Marcia Wang Shibata

November 18 - 26, 2017
Casa Werma
This is a rare opportunity to engage with these teachings and teachers in the splendid retreat setting of Casa Werma, a place of creative inspiration for Chogyam Trungpa, Sakyong Mipham, and many others.

Spring Kado Retreat: The Way of Flowers

With Artist to the Kalapa Court Marcia Wang Shibata

April 12 - 17, 2018
Casa Werma
Kado, like ikebana, cultivates appreciation for each moment, to work with obstacles, & to develop respect for ourselves, others & all forms of life.