Programs for Northern California USA Region

Tamalpais Shambhala Meditation Group

Basic Goodness 2 - How Can I Help?

with Acharya Arawana Hayashi

February 6th—March 12th

Basic Goodness 2 - Basic Goodness of Society: How Can I Help? Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Day Celebration

March 1st

Join us to celebrate Shambhala Day together in Community! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

March Community Meeting

March 1st

Please join us for our March community meeting that takes place this coming Sunday from 1 to 3 PM. All are welcome! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

The Truth of Suffering and the Path of Liberation—A Book Study Class

with Bruce Dal Santo & Valentin Ghiur

March 2nd—April 4th

Join us for this book study class based upon this text by inspiring teaching by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Members Community Meeting 2020

March 8th

Come participate in the Members Community Meeting 2020. Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Welcoming the Unwelcome: Wholehearted Living in a Brokenhearted World

March 12th—May 14th

Join us in exploring Ani Pema's first new book of spiritual teachings in over seven years. Ani Pema offers fresh wisdom, heartfelt reflections, and the signature humor and insight that have made her a beloved guide during turbulent times. Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Way of Shambhala Weekend IV: Awakened Heart

with Charity Martin

March 13th—March 15th

In Level IV, we will learn to allow our heart and intuition to open so that we can communicate fully with the world. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Qi Gong Level 1-2

with Michael Busby

March 14th—March 15th

Everyone is invited to this foundational class on the path of Qi Gong. This weekend is designed to cultivate strength of body and calmness and clarity of mind through Taoist practices that integrate movement, breath, and qi (internal energy) Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

What Does It Mean To Be White?

with Denise Blanc & Janet Ryvlin

March 15th—April 19th

Join us in exploring the effects of white privilege on our lives and the lives of people without this privilege. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Sadhana of Kindness: Day of Transmission and Practice

with Irvin Kirschbaum & Susie Cook

March 28th

The Sadhana of Kindness is a short liturgy invoking the moon of kindness in our heart as the basis for establishing enlightened society. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

Nyinthun—A Full Day of Meditation Practice

March 28th

Join the SF Shambhala community for a full day of meditation practice. Drop-ins are welcome. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Kathryn Rile & Susan Arnesen

April 7th—May 5th

In Contentment in Everyday Life, meditation experience is deepened through the cultivation of contentment and simplicity. This class is open to all. Continue »

Tamalpais Shambhala Meditation Group

Foundations of the Shambhala Path: Contemplating Basic Goodness

with Jesse Miller

April 11th

Please join us for a day of practice, contemplation, and discussion. Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Way of Shambhala Weekend V - Open Sky

with Shastri Sandra Ladley

April 17th—April 19th

Way of Shambhala Weekend V (Level V) - Open Sky, introduces a meditation practice that builds upon the mindfulness-awareness technique of Way of Shambhala Weekend IV. This cumulative program guides students to a place beyond the gaze, where every moment i Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

An Evening with Dungse Jampal Norbu

May 7th

Save the date! Join us for an evening of meditation and teaching from Dungse Jampal Norbu. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Save the Date! Miksang Contemplative Photography Level 1

with Susan Stoddard

May 16th—May 17th

Miksang, or “good eye” in Tibetan, is a process of learning to synchronize mind and body by allowing one to open to the world around us without labeling or evaluating. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

Nyinthun—A Full Day of Meditation Practice

May 23rd

Join the SF Shambhala community for a full day of meditation practice. Drop-ins are welcome. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Radical Responsibility: A Summer Meditation Retreat

with Acharya Fleet Maull

June 13th—June 19th

Whether you are a newcomer to meditation or a long-time practitioner, this retreat is the perfect opportunity to settle into a week of deep meditation and reflection. During this retreat we will explore simple yet powerful tools for connecting with our in Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

Nyinthun—A Full Day of Meditation Practice

July 18th

Join the SF Shambhala community for a full day of meditation practice. Drop-ins are welcome. Continue »