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.

Song of Experience—Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in Tibet

with Acharya Richard John
November 8th – 10th

These newly translated teachings on meditation were given by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in Tibet, before he was 19. These meditation teachings are very personal words of advice, given directly by the teacher to the student, known as pith instructions. This tried and true method of transmission is to wake up the student to their own experience—as it is, on the spot.

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Eco-Anxiety, Radical Compassion and Self-Care

with Shastri Sandra Ladley
Friday November 1st from
7 – 9 PM

On Friday, Sandra will draw on the Shambhala Buddhist teachings and offer us a sneak peak of Karuna that will include guided meditation, talk and Q&A, and experiential interaction.

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DIY Meditators

Thursdays from 6 – 9 PM

All who care to connect with the Dharma in openness, kindness, & genuiness are welcome to come & engage with meditation, listening & some collaborative decision making.

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The Myth of Freedom Book Study

with Jesse Miller
Eight Tuesday evenings
October 15th – December 3rd

Please join us for a mutual exploration of the teachings of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. All are welcome.

As this is a book study, it is important to have a copy of The Myth of Freedom. They are available for purchase from Shambhala Publications, as well as at our bookstore.

Please read the first section,
pp. 1-15 for the first class

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A Year of Deepening in Compassion: 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.

Upcoming Dates

Prajna & Compassion: From Empathy to Compassion
with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown
October 20th from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Pema Chödron

Pema Chödrön Study Group

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

We invite you to join us for Pema Chödrön Study Group! Let’s delve into the richness of Pema Chödrön’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.

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