Group Volunteering Opportunity – Providing & Sharing Meals at the Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless

Please join us in preparing, serving and sharing a meal with the guests at the Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless.  A heart-warming opportunity, this is a great way to get out and recognize the “basic goodness” of all, while bringing our vision into action in a very concrete way.     When? Once a month. … Continue 

Yoga at Shambhala Meditation Center of Albany with Chuck George

Shambhala Meditation Center is located in downtown Albany near Washington Park. The center offers a number of programs to, as they say, make “enlightened society a possibility.” Programs range from full weekend retreats to classes in meditation, philosophy, chanting, and even yoga. Seva Highlight: Chuck George and Yoga at Shambhala Meditation Center

What is the Heart of Recovery?

You may have noticed Heart of Recovery on the Center schedule Monday evening at 7:00 PM. What is the Heart of Recovery? Who is it for? The Heart of Recovery is a meditation and discussion group bringing together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with our individual paths of recovery from compulsive thoughts and behaviors. Meetings are … Continue 

A Place for You to Be: Shambhala Aspirations on Diversity, Accessibility and Compassionate Conduct

Every Center posts this aspiration in a prominent place — we have located it on the bulletin board outside the Main Meditation Hall. In case you haven’t had a chance to read it: The teachings held by the Shambhala mandala challenge us as individuals to recognize and dissolve barriers that separate us from others. As … Continue