Troy Shambhala In September

Dear Troy Shambhala,
 
September is here to overturn our expectations as the orderly march of Summer breaks down and returns to the earth. A heat advisory after Labor Day! Troy is the tropics! Sitting each Thursday in September is from 6:30-7:30 PM, as usual. And do join us for the following extras after sitting:
 
Sept 6: Group dinner in downtown Troy.

* Sept 9: Special Program at the Shambhala Albany! For detail, go to:
https://albany.shambhala.org/program-details/?id=369017

Join the local sangha for a day of sitting lead by Acharya Eric Spiegel on Sunday, Sept. 9 from 9:30 to 5:00. This program is free and open to all. You can come for all or just part of the day. Hope to see you!

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Sept 13: Snack Salon – Feel free to bring something to share! Food, Conversation, and Meditation is the Sakyong’s prescription. We can do all of that in one shot!
 
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Sept 20: Just sitting this night (Maybe there will be surprise?)
 
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Sept 27: Group Book Reading – When Things Fall Apart, by Pema Chödrön
 
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Troy Shambhala in August

The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, Shambhala Mountain Center, CO.

Dear Troy Shambhala,

The activity of summer is starting to settle down and head back toward the earth. Gravity will take it from here. Come settle. Sitting each Thursday in August is from 6:30-7:30 PM, as usual. And do join us for the following extras after sitting:

Aug 2: Group dinner in downtown Troy – It has been wonderful to reignite this tradition.

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Aug 9: Snack Salon – Feel free to bring something to share! Food, Conversation, and Meditation is the Sakyong’s prescription. We can do all of that in one shot!

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Aug 16: Audio or Video teaching from the Shambhala Buddhist tradition

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Aug 23: Mindful Movie Night (with mindful popcorn) – The Tale of the Fox (1929) by stop-motion animation pioneer Ladislas Starevich. We’ll end sitting a bit early to start this magical and hilarious film. Approximately 1 hour; English subtitles; should wrap up by 8:30 PM.

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Aug 30: Group Book Reading – When Things Fall Apart, by Pema Chödrön

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See you!

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Troy Shambhala in July

Dear Troy Shambhala,

July is just so interesting—so many events to become fascinated with. Let’s sit and see through the endless dramas and feel what we feel. Sitting each Thursday in July is from 6:30-7:30 PM, as usual. And do join us for the following extras after sitting:

July 5: Group dinner in downtown Troy – For real!

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July 12: Snack Salon – Feel free to bring something to share! Food, Conversation, and Meditation, all in one shot.

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July 19: Pema Chödrön audio teaching: The Myth of Freedom

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July 26: Group Book Reading – When Things Fall Apart, by Pema Chödrön

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Troy Shambhala in June

Dear Troy Shambhala,

Everything about June invites us to wake up. Days are longer, colors brighter, birds louder—like really loud sometimes. Come sit and wake up. Sitting each Thursday in June is from 6:30-7:30 PM, as usual. And do join us for the following extras after sitting:

June 7: Group dinner in downtown Troy – For real!

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June 14: Snack Salon – Feel free to bring something to share! Food, Conversation, and Meditation is the Sakyong’s prescription. We can do all of that in one shot!

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June 21: Audio or Video teaching from the Shambhala Buddhist tradition

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June 28: Group Book Reading – The Lost Art of Good Conversation: A Mindful Way to Connect with Others and Enrich Everyday Life By Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.
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Also:
Change Your Mind Day
Saturday, June 9 1-6 PM at: First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany at 405 Washington Ave in Albany
Change Your Mind Day, hosted by UU, brings together many Buddhist, mindfulness, and contemplative groups presenting teachings and workshops.

Shastri Ellen Rook will present a workshop titled “Coming Home to Who We Are” from 3:30-4:15. In addition, Shastri Rook will offer an Ikebana demonstration from 4:30-5:00pm. Both the Shambhala Centers of Albany and Troy will be sharing a table at the event.
for details: http://organizingmindfulness.org/

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Running (or Walking) with the Mind of Meditation
Monday, June 11, at 6:30PM:
For details and registration: https://troy.shambhala.org/calendar-details/?id=361853

Please register! This event will be canceled without a minimum of registrations. Thank you.

Suggested donation: $5.00

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