During the time where due to the Covid-19 restrictions we are required to observe social distancing, we will be offering our regular sessions via zoom.  Full information can be found by clicking on the programmes below.  Please note that when you register for an event an automatic response email is sent out giving you zoom joining instructions.  Early registering is advised.  If you register and find you have not received joining instructions within 48 hours, please email: bristol.shambhala.info

You are invited to join an event 15 minutes before the start time, bring a cuppa and have a chat!  The gong will sound when its time to mute and begin sitting.  One on one meditation instruction is available for new and experienced meditators.  Please ask!


Date: Wednesday 23 September 2020 19:30 21:00
Teachers: Sue Blackwell & Irene Cleghorn & Colin Tracy

Ever felt like you are sleep walking through life and that life is passing you by? The 4 reminders are essential Buddhist teachings that wake us up to appreciate our lives. The talks will be followed by a discussion. All welcome


Date: Thursday 24 September 2020 19:45 00:00
Teacher: Colin Tracy

Zoom Online event: This is a regular Thursday evening of community meditation practice for people living in Dorchester or local to Dorchester.


Date: Wednesday 30 September 2020 19:30 20:30

This evening will include sitting meditation a reading and discussion. Individual meditation instruction is offered for people new to meditation.



Date: Monday 19 October 2020 19:00 - 16 November 21:00
Teachers: Colin Tracy & Christine Jeffcutt

Are you curious about meditation? This course provides introductory tools and teachings and simple instructions and support. Mindfulness meditation practice uncovers our innate stability strength and clarity and so becomes part of one's life.


Date: Saturday 24 October 2020 09:30 - 25 October 18:00
Teacher: James O'Neill

“…how has it come about that we are so bewitched by our self-hatred, so impressed and credulous in the face of our self-criticism, as unimaginative as it usually is? And why is it so akin to a judgement without a jury.” AGAINST SELF-CRITISCISM”, Adam Phil