Community Events

A Year of Deepening in Compassion

April 7th—October 20th

The path of the Bodhisattva Warrior begins with developing affection for ourselves and expands this to others, dissolving the barriers that divide us. To support this practice, the Shambhala Acharyas have offered to lead the community in a year-long serie Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice

June 23rd—December 22nd

Open to all, including children. The Shambhala Sadhana is a meditation on one's basic goodness and the basic goodness of others and society. Once each month, we gather as a community to contemplate these themes together. Continue »

Help Build Tiny Homes with Youth Spirit Artworks!

September 21st—October 5th

The Berkeley Shambhala Center has been invited to join a team of interfaith volunteers who will be helping to build fourteen homes over the course of three weekends in August and September. Continue »

Harvest of Peace Celebration

September 29th

Community celebration event, honouring the turning of the seasons with the sharing of practice, food, and conversation. Continue »

Song of Experience—Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in Tibet

with Acharya Richard John

November 8th—November 10th

This song of realization, called "Don't Wander!" is profound and pithy guide to the Buddhist path in only five lines. This weekend program is open to all practitioners, new and senior, who wishes to deepen their understanding and practice of meditation on Continue »