Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.
Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.
March 2, 2014 All are invited to join us for: Shambhala Day: 2014 Year of the Wood Horse – SUNDAY March 2!
Tashi Delek! Please join us to celebrate Losar, Tibetan and Shambhala New Year this Sunday. March 2nd. We have a full and rich schedule for the day which will include practice of the Shambhala sadhana, an address by the Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, a video of our world wide community, a welcome ceremony for new members and a catered community lunch! Our menu includes eggplant stuffed tomatoes, glazed green bean salad, quinoa salad, roasted asparagus with balsamic drizzle, BBQ salmon. crusty bread and a cheese board. Plus, home made desserts and mimosas!
This is a time for us to express the wealth and richness of our spiritual and cultural heritage and the nurturing power of community, as humans have done for hundreds of years.
Invitation to participate: Enlightened Society Internship
The Enlightened Society Internship Program is a Shambhala Buddhist leadership training program emphasizing the path of profound service and community engagement. Interns sign up for four-month periods, offering eight to fifteen hours of service to the center a week. In return they receive monthly leadership training workshops, a bi-weekly study group, a Shambhala mentor and free programs at the center.
The next internship program begins with orientation on Thursday, February 6th, 2014.For more information: http://berkeley.shambhala.org/program-details/?id=166744
Our centre offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend. All are welcome.
Open Public Sitting Hours Monday 7-8 and Friday 6:30-7:30
Becoming a member of the Shambhala Meditation Center is a statement about your personal inspiration, curiosity, and commitment to the path of awakening. It means participating in a community of practitioners who aspire to relate to each other with honesty, warmth, and openness. We inspire one another to deepen our practice of mindfulness, awareness, and compassion. We also provide each other an opportunity to practice compassion and patience.
We invite anyone interested in our Shambhala Centre to consider becoming a member. Becoming a member of our Centre simultaneously brings membership in Shambhala, a global community committed to cultivating mindfulness, awareness and compassion―personally and in society.
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