2018 Festive dinner and open house

The end of the year is a time to celebrate your achievements, friendships and basically kick up your heels and have fun. So please join us at Sydney Shambhala’s combined 2018 festive dinner and open house on Tuesday December 11 at 6.30pm for 6.45pm start. The venue will be IWCS, 35 Dickson St, Newtown. Bring a … Continue 

Level 1- The Art of Being Human coming up in the first week of November.

Understanding current events in Shambhala

Our Shambhala community has been rocked by recent allegations of sexual misconduct by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Our hearts go out to people within our international community who have been harmed, and also to people for whom these allegations have brought up past trauma. Each of the Shambhala groups in Australia have held gatherings for sangha … Continue 

Don’t miss out in June and July 2018

There will be no open house on Tuesday 5 June. Commencing on Tuesday 12 June and finishing on Tuesday 10 July we will be running Contentment in Everyday Life at the Newtown venue. This course will replace open house for that period of time and will be open to the general public. No previous experience … Continue 

Welcome to 2018

We hope you are well and rested after the seasonal break and enjoying 2018, the year of the Earth Dog. This particular element represents loyalty, protection, and friendship, so it promises to be an interesting year. Open house will commence on Tuesday 13, 2018 from 6.30pm – 8.15pm. Once again we will be celebrating Shambhala … Continue 

Closing for the 2017 holiday season

What a great end of year celebration we had last Tuesday. Now it is time to wish you seasons greetings and have a happy and restful holiday season. Open house will commence again next year on Tuesday 13 February, 2018. Hope to see you all there!

End of year celebration

What a busy and successful year 2017 was. Highlights included running Level 1,2 and 3 as well as a six night program called Meditation in Every Day Life, and finishing off the Sunday afternoon series on the Paramitas. This was on top of our weekly open house. Anyhow, we have finally come to the ‘silly … Continue 

Media consumption and meditation

This Wednesday, 10 November, 2017 the Sydney Shambhala group will be holding a Community night featuring a discussion on mindful media consumption: How do we consume media? What does it mean to bring mindfulness to media and social media consumption? How can we create a healthy media diet? This is a very relevant issue for … Continue 

Community night this Wednesday

On Wednesday 4 October we will be featuring a talk by Daniel Hessey, a senior meditation teacher in the Shambhala tradition called Mindfulness – Kindness or Claustrophobia? We often have subtle habits – deeply ingrained – of anxiety and self-aggression, experienced as resistance and claustrophobia both on and off the cushion. Daniel Hessey discusses how … Continue 

Special Community night this Wednesday

On Wednesday 6 September we will be featuring a new documentary from Shambhala called “An Uncommon King”. This program follows the Sakyong’s life story from his father’s escape over the mountaintops of Tibet, to birth in a refugee camp in India, growing up in Colorado and finally taking up the mantle after his father’s death … Continue