Ashe Mahamudra 150

The Berkeley Shambhala Center is meeting online and hosting online programs during this COVID-19 outbreak. 

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.

Join us for a free Shambhala Open House to meditate, connect with community, and develop mindful-awareness & compassion.

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level One with Jesse Miller

March 6th—March 7th (2021)

This intimate weekend retreat provides instruction for sitting and walking meditation as a means to develop mindfulness in daily life.

Human beings, at the core, are fundamentally awake. By training in meditation, we learn to remember our natural confidence and relax to the freshness of the present moment. The weekend includes guided meditation practice, mindfulness meditation talks, and one-on-one meditation instruction.

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This course offers a unique teaching on the four karmas—or enlightened activities—and how they can either conquer or be perverted by the four maras, our habitual patterns of ego-fixation.

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DIY Meditators

Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

DIY (do it yourself) meditators is a member-led group that meets once a week for sitting practice and discussion. We welcome anyone who is interested in practicing meditation in a safe and inclusive space.

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