Thursday Evening Dharma Talks

with Acharya Adam Lobel

December 7th (2017)

Date details +
  • $15.00 Patron Price
  • $10.00 Program Price
  • Or, pay what you can afford (enter amount when registering online, or pay on site)
Room: WPFC Carriage House
Program Registration is Closed.


Most Thursdays, Acharya Adam Lobel or guest speakers will present dharma talks on themes such as meditation, social-ecological engagement, Buddhist philosophy, and the Shambhala teachings. This is a good evening to learn more about Shambhala and receive teachings. All are welcome with no previous experience required.

Registration online is encouraged, as we sometimes reach capacity for these dharma talks. See further below for registration button.

Please join us!  Questions?  Contact Holly.

To hear some previous dharma talks, click here.

About the teacher:

Acharya Adam Lobel, Mdiv. Harvard Divinity School,  Doctoral Candidate, Harvard University, is an acharya or authorized lineage teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. He is responsible for curriculum development and teacher training for the international Shambhala community, with over 200 centers around the world.  As a scholar of philosophy and religion, Adam's research focusses on meditation practice and pedagogy in the Great Perfection (Dzogchen) tradition of Tibetan Buddhism and modern phenomenology. He is active in ecological and social justice movements, and last year represented Shambhala at the United Nations, the White House, and in the Standing Rock protests of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. A close student and representative of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, he travels globally leading meditation workshops, lecturing, and teaching on the social vision of Shambhala. Adam lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife and two sons.