Open House – “Taste of Shambhala”

Every relationship contains the seeds of society.

~Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Taste of Shambhala

Open House and Community Gathering

Please join us each Wednesday from 6-8:30pm for conversation and meditation at the Shambhala Centre.

6:00–6:45pm    Soup & social time — Soup is always vegan and gluten-free
7:00–8:30pm    Introductory meditation instruction, meditation practice and discussion

The upcoming talks will be from:



2 Cecila Driscoll — Social Enterprise
9 Richard Vogler — Ordinary Compassion
16 Shastri Robert Gailey – Mindfulness, Uncertainty and Openness
23 Michelle Munro — Six Ways of Ruling
30 Cecilia Driscoll – TBD


6 – Liz Richardson – Caring and Not Caring: Progress On The Path
13 – David Sable  – Meditation and the sense of self
20 – Richard Vogler – The Myth of Freedom
27 – Gordon Shotwell – How to Stop Meditating

Everyone is welcome to come and you may leave at any point in the evening.

New visitors as well as members are all welcome to join together as we socialize, practice meditation, and receive teachings.

Starting at 7pm, a session of guided meditation practice, talk, and discussion, is led by a senior teacher of Shambhala.

Come and learn about the variety of programs and opportunities for practice offered here.

Everyone is welcome and you may leave at any point in the evening.

There is suggested donation of $5

Contact us for more information or find our location here.

Previous topics have been:

7 = no open house
14 David Sable — Mindfulness and Contentment
21 Bob Gailey — The Role of the Teacher
28 Gordon Shotwell — Egolessness

4  no open house
11 Robyn Traill — Working with Emotions
18 Acharya Noel McLellan — A Symphony of Feelings
25 Michelle Munro — Parenting As Path