In addition to open weekly practice sessions and gatherings, Pioneer Valley Shambhala Meditation Center offers courses on Buddhism, the Shambhala teachings and meditation trainings, as well as related topics.

Zoom addresses for registered virtual courses are emailed upon registration.

Elevator access is available, please email us ( [email protected] ) at least two days in advance to request.

Masking is currently discretionary, but masks are available and visitors are welcome to request that we mask at gatherings.

Please check our program listings below and on our home page.

Buddhist Studies

Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center

Contemplating Reality Part Two: The Mind Only and Middle Way / Hybrid

with Mark Seibold

January 16th—March 10th

We continue our exploration of mind and its relationship with the world, first through the lens of the Mind Only tradition and finally through that of the Middle Way tradition. It consists of five weeknight classes and a concluding half-day retreat. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston

The 6 Paramitas: Cultivating the Virtues of Awakening - Profound Treasury, Mahayana Study [ONLINE]

with Jim Wilton & Dylan Khanal

February 29th—April 13th

The six pāramitās are essential expressions of the bodhisattva, and form the basis for the entire bodhisattva path in the practice of Mahayana Buddhism. Continue »

St. Johnsbury Shambhala Center

Sadhana of Mahamudra

March 10th—February 28th (2025)

Join the St. Johnsbury meditation community each month at the new moon for the Sadhana of Mahamudra practice and teaching. Continue »

St. Johnsbury Shambhala Center

Shambhala Sadhana

March 25th—February 12th (2025)

Join the St. Johnsbury meditation community each month at the full moon for the Shambhala Sadhana teaching and practice Continue »

Burlington Shambhala Center

Karma and the 12 Nidanas

with Charlotte Brodie

April 29th—May 27th

Liberation from the Cycle of Suffering; Buddhist Teachings on Karma and the 12 Nidanas. This series of classes will explore these fundamental teachings of Buddhism and how to incorporate them in our lives. Continue »