Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche held a children’s blessing at the Boulder Shambhala Center on August 13th, and in this clip he answers a question from the audience about meditation.
For a short set of practical guidelines for mindful parents, check out the following entry, posted today on the blog of Karen Maezen Miller, author of Momma Zen: Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood: The monastery of Mom and Dad.
If there are any mindful parenting resources that you’ve found particularly helpful, feel free to tell others about them in the comments section below.
We’ve made a few changes to our regular public events schedule―notably, to our children’s programs. Have a look (and download a flyer/poster) on the Regular Public Events Schedule page.
We’ve just updated our regular public events schedule and are pleased to announce the resumption of both of our weekly children’s programs.
For children of parents participating in Sunday morning meditation practice, we have Children in Shambhala, set to resume on Sunday, September 13th at 9:00 AM. Our parents and infants meditation group―Calm Abiding Together―returns Thursday, September 17th at 10:30 AM.
You can access all of our regular schedules on our Programs page. A printable regular public events schedule is available below.
Download flyer/poster (PDF)
On June 29th our updated regular public events schedule takes effect. Here’s what’s new:
• Children in Shambhala suspended until September
• Parents & Infants Meditation Group suspended until September
As usual, you can view the current schedule on our Regular Public Events Schedule page. You can download the updated schedule as a printable poster below.
Printable poster (PDF)
Also notable is that we’re planning to run our weekly Monday night Open House program at full steam all summer long! See our Open House page for details.
We recently revised our regular public events schedule, adding three new weekly events⎯Children in Shambhala (Sundays, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM), Meditation Practice (Wednesdays, 12:00 – 1:00 PM), and Parents & Infants Meditation Group (Thursdays, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM).
As usual, you can view the schedule on our Regular Public Events Schedule page. And for the first time, we’ve made it available as a PDF file. Fridge decoration anyone?
Printable poster (PDF)
At the Kootenay Shambhala Centre this past January, we introduced a weekly parents and infants meditation group⎯Calm Abiding Together⎯to provide opportunities for parents with infants to receive shamatha (“calm abiding”) meditation instruction and practice with their infants present. The group is led by Lynn Dragone and Sohan Ko.
Lynn and Sohan spoke about the group in the February 23rd episode of the Kootenay Co-op Radio (KCR) show “Parenting Path.” To listen to the KCR podcast of this episode, click here.
On Thursday, January 22nd, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, we’re introducing a new weekly program⎯Calm Abiding Together, led by Lynn Dragone and Sohan Ko⎯to provide opportunities for parents with infants to receive shamatha (“calm abiding”) meditation instruction and practice with their infants present. Discussions will follow practice. Drop-ins will be welcome.
Learn more on our Calm Abiding Together page.