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.

Back to Basics: Community Shambhala Training Weekend Level 1

October 19th – 21st

With the guidance of teachers Arelly Sanchez-Shackett & Lyle Larson, along with a group of experienced meditation instructors, you will discover that awakening is not about escaping from the world we live in, but instead is about bringing a mindset of wakefulness to every aspect of our lives: work, play, relationships, and more.

The Friday night talk is open to everyone! Learn More >>

A Touch of Tao in Your Work and Home &
Being Strategically Kind
with Eva Wong

November 10th – 11th

Come for either or both days in this weekend series with Taoist & fengshui practitioner Eva Wong. A Touch of Tao in Your Work and Home will offer guidance on bringing the spirit of nature into your living space, creating balance through simplicity.
During Being Strategically Kind, we will learn how to work with challenging environments to craft cooperative and wise outcomes.
This weekend is sure to be excellent!

Oakland First Sit

Oakland Shambhala Weekly Meditation

1st, 3rd (5th) Tuesdays | 8 to 9:30 PM | Temescal Arts Center

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Awakened Heart:
Shambhala Training
Level IV

October 27th – 28th

With trust in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. We can extend ourselves to others fully and with kindness.

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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 >>