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The Art of Being Human


  • Boston Shambhala Center 646 Brookline Avenue Brookline, MA, 02445 United States (map)

This is a beginner's level meditation weekend taught by my husband, Nick Kranz. Nick is a Shastri, or senior teacher, in the Shambhala community. 

Shambhala training is a secular meditation training that develops fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness towards ourselves and our world. These qualities arise out of meditation practice and study of Shambhala warriorship. Shambhala training welcomes people of all religious traditions as well as those who do not follow a particular spiritual path.

In Shambhala Training Level 1: The Art of Being Human, we will learn to experience the world as sacred and see basic goodness as our birthright. Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional basic goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings.

This first weekend retreat of the Way of Shambhala series introduces participants to the practice of sitting meditation and to the basic principles of the Shambhala path of warriorship. The program includes meditation instruction, talks by the Director, group discussions, guided contemplative practice, and individual interviews with instructors.

To register or learn more, please visit here.

Earlier Event: September 26
Gentle Beginner Yoga
Later Event: October 3
Gentle Beginner Yoga