A Path for Families and Children
Extensive resources for teachers and centers to offer programs, covering everything from starting a program, to specific curriculums, to volunteer training, to waiver and release form templates are located more.
The Shambhala teachings emphasize household as path.
Growing Brave Video Series
Video recordings of the following talks and conversations are available on Shambhala Online:
- The View – Kalapa Acharya Adam Lobel
- What is Offered Now – Tracy Suchocki
- Starting a Program – Laura Burnham
- Parenting as Path – Acharya David Schneider
- Education of a Warrior – Steve Sachs
There are many kinds of programs to look for, including
- Families and children programs at your local Shambhala Center
- Families and childrens programs at Land Centers
- Shambhala Arts programs
- Shambhala Levels for Teens
In addition to our blog, The Shambhala Times has had many articles about families and children, notably:
- Starting Up Families and Children in LA – Laura Burnham
- Rites of Passage – Leslie Gossett
- Rooted Family Community – Rachel Seeley
- Educating the Sky – Acharya Noel McLellan
- Parenting as Ceremony – Melinda Haselton
- Parenting as Path – Alice Beuhler
- Families, Parenting, and the Shambhala Path – Megan Parke
- The Real Power of Sun Camp – Leslie Gossett
- Two Family Camps, One View – Jeff Beuhler
- Teens Touch the Earth at Karme Choling – Dan Glenn
Shambhala is for all ages
There are currently several schools operating from the ground of Shambhala Vision. Read more about them on their websites.
Past and Future
Programs for children and families have a long history in Shambhala. You may need to create or start a program for families and children yourself.