All Berkeley Shambhala program and practice sessions are currently online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Community Events

Miksang Photography 1 Class B

with Miriam Hall & Nicole Lionnet

April 9th—June 18th

Looking and Seeing: an introduction to contemplative photography. Continue »

The Pure Mind of Sad Joy: Tonglen and the Four Immeasurables—A Week of Retreat

with John Rockwell & Charlotte Linde

July 10th—July 16th

Our annual summer mediation retreat meets for a full week. You can attend the full retreat or any 3-hour session. The retreat will take place online. Continue »

Exploring the Power and Practice of Ritual—invoking Drala

with Susan Arnesen & Irv Kirschbaum

July 24th

Join us for an exploration in how to relate to ritual as a practice in our homes and centers. The day will include recorded talks with senior Shambhala teachers, contemplative exercises, and discussion, as well as some introductory ritual instructions and Continue »

Secret Beyond Thought: The Fourth of a Four Part Series on the Four Karmas

with Gaylon Ferguson

August 7th

The fourth talk in a four-part series on the four Karmas taken from a transcript of a public seminar taught by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in February 1971. Continue »