Shambhala Day 2018: Year of the Earth Dog

February 16th (2018)

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    Room: Main Shrine Room

    You are warmly invited to join us for Shambhala Day. Shambhala Day is a day of community practice and celebration to mark the new near according to the Tibetan lunar calendar.  On Shambhala Day, we express our appreciation, not only for our teachers and teachings, but also for our connection to each other and the basic goodness that binds our global community together.

    Year of the Earth Dog

    This coming year is the Earth Dog Year. In the animal zodiac, dog year individuals are the most humanitarian, are selfless givers, and strive for justice and equality. They are fiercely loyal, decent, and courageous and are also magnanimous and prosperous. With the added element of earth, the energy of the dog is efficient, grounded, and vigilant.

    We can all aspire to bring the generosity and stability of the Earth Dog Year into our lives and local communities this coming year and to further the critical work of Shambhala to transform fear and aggression into wisdom and compassion. The world has never needed it more.

    Schedule of Events

    7am Kalapa Dawn *(restricted)

    8:30am Sadhana of Mahamudra

    9:30am Community Brunch, Updates From Director Munro, Fundraising


    1:30pm Come settle for the Online address, Welcome from Director Munro

    2pm Shambhala Day Address given by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche live from Boulder


    6pm Shambhala Sadhana Feast


    * The day's celebrations are open to all to enjoy with the exception of Kalapa Dawn, which has prerequisites for attendance.