List of events shortcodes



To generate a listing of your events a bit like in the calendar page
use the following shortcode:
[ sdb_programs ]

By adding different parameters you can select what you want to display.


Here are the parameters you can add to your shortcode:

  • Id (one or more in the form 234-235-235 will display event id 234 and 235 and 236. If you don’t specify , no specific event id will be displayed.
  • cat = filter a specific category (use ID of category) If you don’t specify it will display all categories
  • limit = display only X number of event
  • location = display events not in your center ( put ID of center as location). if you don’t speficy it will display events from your website center
  • public=0 will display events that are not restricted. public=1 will display only restricted events .  If you don’t specify , it will show both
  • room : show only events happening in a specific room (you will need to get the room ID first in the SDB)
  • code : show only events based on the code(s) given (list of codes can be found here)



To display the next 3 events from category 2 (list of categories) in any center worldwide
use the following shortcode:

[ sdb_programs cat=2 limit=3 ]

Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Saturday 23 May 2020 09:00 - 24 May 17:00

Weekend 3 : Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness... Taught in French (translation availaible).


Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Monday 1 June 2020 17:00 - 6 June 09:00
Teacher: Jane Arthur

Meditation retreat for advanced students on the Shambhala Buddhist path. One full week in Dechen Chöling to fully taste the power of the four dignities in your life. Taught in English. Translation upon request.


Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Sunday 2 August 2020 16:00 - 30 August 09:00
Teacher: Acharya Barbara Märtens

Intensive Month of Meditation. A unique and transformative experience open to all. Dive into a month of intensive group meditation and discover your own wisdom. Taught in English. Translation upon request.




List of events with code L01 to L05 (Level one to five) happening in Cologne (ID 75) . The list of code can be found here 


use the following shortcode:

[ sdb_programs code=L01-L02-L03-L04-L05 location=75 ] (see result below )

Date: Friday 8 May 2020 19:15 - 10 May 18:00
Teacher: Marita Van Heukelom

"Der Krieger verzichtet auf die Aspekte seiner Erfahrung, die Barrieren zwischen ihm und anderen schaffen. Entsagung besteht...darin, sich selbst zugänglicher, empfänglicher und offener zu machen." (Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche)




If you want to show an event with a specific ID (ID is found in the SDB) do the following:


To display both event ID  24619 and event ID 18622
use the following shortcode:

[ sdb_programs id=24619-18622 ] (see result below )

       NO PHOTO
Centre: Nelson Main Shrine Room
Date: Tuesday 27 September 2016 08:00 10:00


       NO PHOTO
Centre: Cologne
Date: Thursday 16 August 2018





Show next 2 Shambhala Online (ID 5) events with [ sdb_programs  location=5 limit=2 ]

Date: Sunday 12 April 2020
Teacher: Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

Join Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown for a live practice session.


Date: Wednesday 15 April 2020
Teacher: Acharya Fleet Maull

In this course, we will explore strategies for increasing our reservoirs of resilience. NOTE: This course opened March 28. Registration will be available for several more weeks.




Show next 2 events happening in room 43 (Big shrine room in Amsterdam center ) with [ sdb_programs room=43 limit=2 ] (you can add more then one room like room=43-44 would display events in room 43 and 44)


Centre: Amsterdam Grote schrijnruimte
Date: Thursday 9 April 2020 06:00 18:00

Lente Stadsretraite, een week van zitmeditatie



Centre: Amsterdam Grote schrijnruimte
Date: Friday 10 April 2020 06:00 18:00

Lente Stadsretraite, een week van zitmeditatie



Show next 2 events in your center NOT happening in room 43 and 44 with [ sdb_programs location=366 not-room=43-44 limit=2 ]

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