Advanced Shambhala Buddhist Teacher Training

Tuesday 8 February 2011 (19:30 -22:00)
Wednesday 9 February 2011 (09:00 -19:00)
Thursday 10 February 2011 (09:00 -19:00)
Friday 11 February 2011 (09:00 -19:00)
Saturday 12 February 2011 (09:00 -19:00)
Sunday 13 February 2011 (09:00 -13:00)
Teachers : Barbara Märtens & Adam Lobel
Contact person : Saskia Bröker
Price : 240

This program is the second formal training program on the Shambhala Buddhist teacher training path and will authorized qualified teachers as directors for Shambhala Training levels IV and the Dignities, and as directors for the four  courses of the Way of Shambhala I program: Meditation in Everyday Life, Contentment in Everyday Life (formerly called Tiger), and Joy in Everyday Life (formerly called Lion), Fearlessness in Everyday Life.


Applicants must be mature practitioners, who have been authorised for Shambhala Training level 2 and 3, and have ample experience in directing these levels.

Each applicant must supply 2 supportive letters of recommendation, which must be from senior teachers/leaders in your local centre.

Application Procedure

Participants must first apply to the Shambhala Europe Office of Practice and Education and be accepted to attend the training. Please note that attendance at the training does not guarantee authorization as a teacher.

Applications will not be reviewed until we have received:

  • A completed application form
  • Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which isto come from people in your own centre:
    1. From your meditation instructor
    2. From a Shambhala Training Director with whom you worked during the levels or From the Director of Practice and Education, or Director of your centre. The person should also be a teacher at the centre.

When all of these have been received, the Office of Practice and Education will conduct a review and will notify you of your acceptance status by email.

Please send an e-mail to the the Shambhala Europe Office of Practice and Education if you would like to receive application material: [email protected]

Deadline for applications: 1st October 2010

The preparation for this programme needs ample time, therefore we keep this deadline, so you have enough time to prepare if you are accepted for this programme.