Community

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.

 

Shambhala Art, Part One: Coming to Your Senses / El arte de Shambhala, Parte uno: Llegando a tus sentidos

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

November 18 - 20, 2017
Casa Werma
Clear perception is the basis of genuine art. / La percepción clara es el base del arte auténtico.

Shambhala Art, Part Two: Seeing Things As They Are

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

November 20 - 21, 2017
Casa Werma
Art making can be an inquiry into what is true. Trungpa Rinpoche taught dharma art as a way of investigating relative truth and absolute truth.

Shambhala Art, Part Three: The Creative Process

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

November 21 - 23, 2017
Casa Werma
Facing a blank piece of paper, an empty stage, an idle instrument, or an unplanted garden, we welcome the open space of not knowing: the Heaven principle. Out of that space, inspiration arises and we take the leap, make the mark, and begin to create, joining Heaven and Earth. Bringing awareness and heart to the process is the Human principle.

Shambhala Art, Part Four: The Power of Display

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

November 23 - 24, 2017
Casa Werma
Things as they are appear in many shapes, patterns, colors, seasons, emotions, and wisdoms. In learning the nature of these elements, we learn about ourselves and our unique means of expression.

Shambhala Art, Part Five: Art in Everyday Life

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

November 24 - 25, 2017
Casa Werma
The gap between inspiration and manifestation can be huge and filled with obstacles, negativity, and self-consciousness. These challenges can be worked with through four actions: Pacifying, Enriching, Magnetizing, and Destroying.

Illuminating Basic Goodness 1: Who Am I? Exploring Identity and Belonging

con Acharya Holly Gayley

December 15 - 20, 2017
Casa Werma
lluminating Basic Goodness explores the connection between personal, social, and environmental transformation, based on Shambhala and Buddhist teachings.

Illuminating Basic Goodness 2: How Can I Help? Transforming Self and Society

con Acharya Holly Gayley

December 26 - 29, 2017
Casa Werma
lluminating Basic Goodness explores the connection between personal, social, and environmental transformation, based on Shambhala and Buddhist teachings.