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Shambhala Sun Events

The Shambhala Sun is not just a magazine. We are foremost about creating important and helpful conversations to serve the community of people who passionately hold a common aspiration: May the genuine Dharma flourish and bring benefit to sentient beings and our human society. More...

COMING SHAMBHALA SUN EVENTS FOR 2013:

Free livestream: Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche on "The Rain of Wisdom"

The Shambhala Sun is pleased to present a livestream of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche's teaching on Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche's foreword to The Rain of Wisdom, a collection of Tibetan Buddhist songs of realization. The teachings will take place on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1. Check the Shambhala Sun homepage on Friday for a link that will let you watch it all live—and for free.

Getting Off the Emotional Rollercoaster:
What the Buddhists Teach

This year’s annual “What the Buddhists Teach” Omega Institute program, co-presented by the Shambhala Sun Foundation, runs from July 19 to 21 and features Anyen Rinpoche, Polly Young-Eisendrath, and John Tarrant exploring emotions and how to work with them in everyday life.

CLICK HERE for more details and to register.

PAST SHAMBHALA SUN EVENTS:

Embracing Change In Your Life:
What the Buddhists Teach

With Tsokyni Rinpoche, Joan Sutherland, and Narayan Liebenson Grady

August 3 — 5, 2012.
Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, New York.

In this sixth annual collaboration between Omega and Shambhala Sun, three great Buddhist teachers representing the Tibetan, Zen, and Theravada Buddhist traditions, will guide you in embracing change through a combination of presentations, meditation, and discussion. More...

The Wisdom of Anger:
What the Buddhists Teach

With Zoketsu Norman Fischer, Narayan Liebenson Grady, and Judith Lief

April 1 — 3, 2011.
Omega New York City.

In this fifth annual collaboration between Omega and Shambhala Sun, accomplished Buddhist teachers representing the three prominent Buddhist traditions in the West—Zen, Theravadin, and Vajrayana—tap Buddhist wisdom to show us positive ways to understand and experience our own anger. We also see how to to handle the anger of others with safety, self-respect, and compassion. More...

Freeing Ourselves from Negative Patterns:
What the Buddhists Teach

With Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Sylvia Boorstein, Gaylon Ferguson, and Joan Sutherland

July 29 — 31, 2011.
Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, New York.

This program brings together four outstanding Buddhist teachers who show us how to use Buddhism’s powerful practices and teachings on the nature of mind to live joyfully, spontaneously, and free from negative patterns. Those new to Buddhism and longtime practitioners alike are invited to this transformative workshop addressing one of life’s most fundamental challenges. More...

The Wisdom of Anger:
What the Buddhists Teach

With Robert Thurman, Narayan Liebenson Grady, Zoketsu Norman Fischer, and Judith Lief

July 30 — August 1, 2010.
Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, New York.

In this fourth annual collaboration between Omega and Shambhala Sun, four accomplished Buddhist teachers representing the three prominent Buddhist traditions in the West—Zen, Theravadin, and Vajrayana—tap Buddhist wisdom to show us positive ways to understand and experience our own anger. We also see how to to handle the anger of others with safety, self-respect, and compassion. More...

The Gifts of Buddhist and Western Psychology

With Jack Kornfield, PhD, Tara Brach, PhD, and Mark Epstein, PhD 

April 16 — April 18, 2010.
Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, New York City.

Join three of the West's most prominent teachers for an exclusive weekend program. Tap into the healing wisdom for lasting happiness inherent within each of us through the ancient, life-changing power of Buddhist teachings and the latest research in contemporary Western psychology. The weekend is open to both new and seasoned practitioners. More...


Wisdom for Difficult Times:
What the Buddhists Teach

A Shambhala Sun Urban Retreat with Sylvia Boorstein, Tsoknyi Rinpoche, and Zoketsu Norman Fischer

Hotel Kabuki, San Francisco, CA
October 2
4, 2009

Whether you’re new to Buddhism or a long-time practitioner, join Sylvia Boorstein, Tsoknyi Rinpoche, and Zoketsu Norman Fischer — three great teachers from the three major Buddhist traditions — for a weekend of Buddhist wisdom and meditation specially aimed at all the challenges of life today. More...

Discovering Happiness:
What the Buddhists Teach

A special weekend with Polly Young-Eisendrath, Sharon Salzberg, Gaylon Ferguson, and Barry Magid, presented by the Shambhala Sun in conjunction with the Omega Institute

Rhinebeck, NY.
August 7
9, 2009.

Happiness is the very purpose of life. But how to achieve that purpose has always been a big question. Barry Magid, Gaylon Ferguson, Sharon Salzberg, Polly Young-Eisendrath lead individual presentations, meditation practice, and question-and-answer sessions - sharing teachings on genuine and lasting happiness. Read a report from the weekend here.

Cyndi Lee and David Nichtern

Halifax, NS.
May 8
10, 2009

A special weekend yoga workshop with OM Yoga Founders Cyndi Lee and David Nichtern. More...

Read a report on the event from the Shambhala Sun's Andrea Miller.

 

dalai.jpgThe Mind and Heart of the Dalai Lama:
A conversation with Pico Iyer and Paul Ekman

Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, CA.
April 7, 2009

What can we learn the Dalai Lama about the true nature of the heart and mind, and how to bring out the best qualities in ourselves and others? Pico Iyer and Paul Ekman share insights from their special knowledge of His Holiness. More...

Mindfulness, Love, and Relationships:
What the Buddhists Teach

A special weekend with Sylvia Boorstein, Tulku Thondup Rinpoche, John Tarrant, and Polly Young-Eisendrath, presented by the Shambhala Sun in conjunction with the Omega Institute 

New York City, NY.
April 3-5, 2009.

Buddhist teachers Sylvia Boorstein, Tulku Thondup Rinpoche, Polly Young-Eisendrath, and John Tarrant lead an exploration of relationships, from the personal to the professional. More...

dzongzar.jpgShambhala Sun Salon with
Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Halifax, NS.
November 29, 2008

An evening featured of intimate conversation with the dynamic teacher and filmmaker, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, hosted by Sun editor-in-chief, Melvin McLeod. More...


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