Ashe Mahamudra 150

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.

Open Heart, Open Mind:
The Path of the Bodhisattva
A Summer Meditation Retreat

with Acharya Melissa Moore
June 8th – 14th

This retreat is for everyone, just as you are, and wherever you find yourself on your spiritual path. In this 7-day urban meditation retreat, we will engage the practice of mindfulness-awareness meditation.
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Elemental Sip: The Simple and Spiritual Practice of Daoist Tea Appreciation

with Michael Busby
July 6th from 9 AM – 5 PM

We will live this day-long session in accordance with daoist lifestyle, following the rise and fall of energy, and seeing how tea helps us tune into and harmonize with this flux. In addition to the practice of tea appreciation, we will engage in qi gong, contemplation of Daoist text, self-reflection, formal talks, and meditation.

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The Five Wisdoms Energies – A Yogic Practice

with Irini Rockwell
June 29th—June 30th

Please join us for a day of discovering the Five Wisdoms within ourselves, each other and in our lives together.

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A Year of Deepening in Compassion: Live Online Talks hosted by Acharyas

Berkeley Shambhala is pleased to join with Shambhala Online to offer a series of Buddhist Mahayana teachings taught by the Shambhala Acharyas.

We will connect online, along with the global community, to participate in these live-streamed events.

Upcoming Dates
The Joyful Snow Lion: Discipline
with Acharya Susan Chapman
Sunday, May 19th from 9:30 AM to 12 Noon

The Joyful Snow Lion: Patience
with Acharya Suzann Duquette
Sunday, June 2 from 9:30 AM to 12 Noon

The Joyful Snow Lion: Exertion
with Acharya Moh Hardin
Sunday, June 16th from 9:30 AM to 12 Noon

The Joyful Snow Lion: Live Group Discussion
led by the Acharyas
Sunday, June 30th from 9:30 AM to 12 Noon

The Joyful Snow Lion: Samadhi and Course Conclusion
led by Acharya John Rockwell
Sunday, July 14th from 9:30 AM to 12 Noon

Pema Chödron

Pema Chödron Study Group

First Wednesday of Every Month | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

We invite you to join us for Pema Chödron Study Group! Let’s delve into the richness of Pema Chodron’s teachings together–her insights, humor and deep knowing, and how they can apply to our lives.

We have been meeting for over 10 years, once a month, on the first Wednesday of every month.  The group is ongoing and you can attend as often as you wish. Learn More >>