Upcoming Events



ABC Home, New York, New York: No Mud, No Lotus

November 15th @ 7 pm

Live Podcast hosted by Duncan Trussell with Sharon Salzberg, Ethan Nichtern, and Raghu Markus at ABC Home.

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JCC Manhattan – EVERYDAY LOVE – Talk with Sharon Salzberg     November 20 @ 7:00 pm8:30 pm. Register here.

The discussion will be followed by a small reception and book sales and signing.




Weekly Dharma Gathering: Do I Need a Teacher?

December 5th at 7 pm at NYC Shambhala Center.

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This open house is a great introduction to the Shambhala Buddhist teachings and an opportunity to connect with other practitioners. It features meditation practice, a talk by one of our senior teachers, discussion, and a reception. Meditation instruction is also provided.



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Shambhala Training Weekend I: Feel Human Again

with Shastri Ethan Nichtern, David Nichtern, David Perrin at NYC Shambhala Center

January 19- January 21, 2018

Shambhala Training Weekend I: Feel Human Again is the first weekend retreat in Shambhala Training. This mindfulness meditation retreat weekend presents the view that human beings, at their core, are fundamentally awake.

More information and registration link here


Weekthün: A Week of Meditation at Karme Choling

with Rupa Acharya Suzann Duquette and Shastri Ethan Nichtern

March 9 – 17, 2018

A weekthün or “week session” is a powerful and in-depth retreat focused on the practice of mindfulness-awareness meditation. This technique of watching and being with the mind and body transforms how we relate to everyday life and ourselves. For more information or to register.



Teaching Mindfulness – A 200-Hour Certification Program

with Shastri Ethan Nichtern, David Perrin, Dr. Shanté Smalls

March 23- October 28, 2018

This 9-month curriculum includes eight training weekends, group meetings, a personal meeting with a faculty member, a one-year membership to Shambhala NYC for those who are not already members, and credential as a recipient of the Shambhala Teaching Mindfulness Certification. For more information, please click here.