Community Events

The Lost Art of Good Conversation

September 13th—December 27th

Explore Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche's new book that offers simple, practical advice to help us become better listeners and appreciate the people around us and the lives we are living. Every 2nd & 4th Thursday through 2018. Drop ins welcome - no need to have r Continue »

Harvest of Peace - Lhasang and Shambhala Sadhana

September 19th

All are warmly welcomed to join us for the first of our two Harvest of Peace gatherings, during which we'll welcome new members, perform a cleansing lhasang ceremony, and practice the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

Harvest of Peace - Community Potluck

September 22nd

Open Sky members, family, and friends are warmly welcomed to join us for our annual Harvest of Peace community potluck and fundraiser, during which we will share good food, good conversation, and performance offerings in celebration of the richness of our Continue »

Meditation, Dharma, and Discussion

September 30th

Come sit with us, share tea, hear a talk on Shambhala Buddhist teachings and engage in dialogue. Meditation instruction is available from 1:00-1:30 pm - no registration required. Continue »

Meditation, Dharma, and Discussion

with Jennifer Coats

October 5th

Come sit with us, share tea, hear a talk on Shambhala Buddhist teachings and engage in dialogue. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Kersten Carr

October 13th

Join us for an introduction to mindfulness meditation practice. The session contains instruction and guidance suitable for both first-time and returning visitors. All are welcome. Continue »

Meditation, Dharma, and Discussion

October 14th

Come sit with us, share tea, hear a talk on Shambhala Buddhist teachings and engage in dialogue. Meditation instruction is available from 10:00-10:30 am - no registration required. Continue »

Community gathering/informal open house

October 14th - Date postponed or cancelled

Social Liberation Workshop

with Michaela McCormick & Anemone Fresh

October 20th

This workshop will be a brave and caring space for us to connect with what Shambhala calls our basic goodness. We will look honestly at the social conditioning and hierarchy that maintain fear and prejudice about those different from us. All are welcome. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Kersten Carr

November 15th

Join us for an introduction to mindfulness meditation practice. The session contains instruction and guidance suitable for both first-time and returning visitors. All are welcome. Continue »

Meditation, Dharma, and Discussion

November 24th

Come sit with us, share tea, hear a talk on Shambhala Buddhist teachings and engage in dialogue. Meditation instruction is available from 1:00-1:30 pm - no registration required. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Jackie Lucas

December 9th

Join us for an introduction to mindfulness meditation practice. The session contains instruction and guidance suitable for both first-time and returning visitors. All are welcome. Continue »

Winter Solstice

December 21st

Shambhala Day

February 5th (2019)