Category Archives: Practice Schedule and Location

Troy Shambhala in January, 2018

Dear Troy Shambhala,

Happy New Year to you. This is a wonderful time of year to relate with our minds, take stock, and clarify our intentions. Besides, it’s so cold, what else is there to do? Sitting meditation each Thursday in January is from 6:30-7:30 PM, as usual. And do join us for the following extras after sitting:

Jan 4: 6:30 – 8:00 – This Thursday will be an Open House and Introduction (or reintroduction) to meditation. Please consider joining us even if you already have a regular practice. And tell a friend! For details and registration: http://troy.shambhala.org/calendar-details/?id=349447
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Jan 11: 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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Jan 18: Audio or Video teaching from the Shambhala Buddhist tradition
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Jan 25: Group Book Reading – The Lost Art of Good Conversation: A Mindful Way to Connect with Others and Enrich Everyday Life By Sakyong Mipham
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See you!

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Troy Shambhala in September

RickettsDear Troy Shambhala,

We are back to the original Ricketts Hall, Sage College location!

Sitting each Tuesday in September is from 6:30-7:30 PM, as usual. And do join us for the following extras after sitting:

September 1: Group dinner in downtown Troy
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September 8: Snack Salon – Food, Conversation, and Meditation is the Sakyong’s prescription. We can do all of that in one shot! Feel free to bring something to share!
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September 15: Audio teaching by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
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September 29: Group Book Reading – The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma, by Chögyam Trungpa.
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Also:
September 28, at 6:30PM:
Running (or Walking) with the Mind of Meditation
Our third meeting! (Cancelled. Will announce rescheduled date.)
http://troy.shambhala.org/calendar-details/?id=237226
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Happy sitting!

See you!

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Troy Shambhala Summer Location

Dear All:

Due to summer construction, the Shambhala Meditation Group of Troy will be meeting at The Spirituality Center of Sage Colleges. It is a 2 minute walk from our regular location at Ricketts Hall (click for map).Troy_summer_location1st Street between Congress and Division St, Troy New York 12180

The Spirituality Center can be located by going through the Roy Court Tunnel, opposite the Bush Memorial Hall on 1st Street, Troy, NY 12180. It is to the left of German House. There will be a sign in the door during sitting sessions. Walk through the passageway and head to the left when you get to the courtyard.

Call if you have trouble finding us:
Tel: (518) 308-8278

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Troy Shambhala in April

Dear Troy Shambhala,

Ah, finally the thaw. Now we can rake the leaves we neglected last November. But let’s not let that keep us from our practice. Sitting each Tuesday in April is from 6:30-7:30pm, as usual. And do join us after sitting for the following extras:

April 7: Optional group dinner in downtown Troy
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April 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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April 21: The Heart of Bravery audio teaching with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Pema Chödrön (second installment)– Two of the world’s most beloved spiritual teachers and leading figures in the Shambhala tradition of Buddhism discuss the core principles and practices of the tradition and how personal meditation practice can forge an enlightened society. We will listen to selections from this retreat and reserve time for discussion.

Registration: http://troy.shambhala.org/calendar-details/?id=223858
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April 28: Group Book Reading – The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma, by Chögyam Trungpa.

See you!

Facebook Shambhala Troy Group Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/377404408996671/

Shambhala Troy Meditation Group Practice Schedule and Location

mapSchedule:

All Tuesdays: 6:30-7:30 pm sitting.

1st Tuesday of the month: 6:30-7:30 pm sitting followed by optional dinner at a local restaurant.

Location:

Ricketts Hall on Russell Sage College (click on map)

Congress Street between 1st and 2nd Street. Troy, NY 12180

The entrance to the Ricketts Hall

The entrance to the Ricketts Hall

The door into Ricketts Hall: The door into Ricketts hall faces Congress Street. It is one of two doors and the door closer to ground level with a slight ramp up to the door level is the right door. There is a phone by the door which can be used to call (black button), then press 3115 for assistance if the door is locked.

Finding the meditation room: The room is located on the 2nd floor which can be accessed via. an elevator straight ahead or a staircase to the left as you walk in. Once on the 2nd floor, head down the hallway to the right through two doors and look for the room on the right just before a left hand turn in the hallway.


troy_viewContact info:

Email: Shambhala Meditation Group of Troy

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