Programs for Northern California USA Region

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

ONLINE Weekday Mornings plus Saturday Meditation

with Shastri Joanne Martin Braun

March 16th—June 30th

Join us for weekday morning virtual online meditation during this time of center closure due to the COVID 19 virus. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

ONLINE Wednesday Morning Meditation

with Susie Cook

March 18th—June 24th

Join us ONLINE via Zoom for meditation and a few minutes of open discussion in this time of the Sonoma center closure. Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Welcoming the Unwelcome: Wholehearted Living in a Brokenhearted World - An Online Book Class

March 26th—May 28th

In an increasingly polarized world, Pema offers us tools to find common ground, even when we disagree, so we can build a stronger and broader sense of community.  Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

ONLINE Sunday Morning Meditation

with Chris Bacon

April 5th—June 28th

Join us for ONLINE Sunday Morning Meditation. Everyone is welcome! Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

ONLINE Sadhana of Kindness Practice - Third Saturday of the Month

with Irv Kirschbaum & Susie Cook

April 18th—June 20th

Community Sadhana Practice is a time to come together in community to celebrate and strengthen our understanding of basic goodness and enlightened society. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

ONLINE White Tara

with Shastri Joanne Martin Braun

April 25th—June 13th

Join us for White Tara practice. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

ONLINE What Does It Mean To Be White?

with Denise Blanc & Janet Ryvlin

April 26th—May 31st

Join us ONLINE as we explore what it means to be white. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Smile at Fear Part One: The Way of the Warrior—Online Book Study Group

with Jesse Miller & Cynthia Morin

May 5th—June 23rd

Please join us for a mutual contemplation and discussion of Chogyam Trungpa's profound teachings on working with fear and fearlessness. We will be reading from Smile at Fear: Awakening the True Heart of Bravery. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

From the Ground Up

May 14th—June 11th

From the Ground Up, a monthly gathering spot to share your art, music, writing, stamp collection and creative energy with others. It will also be an opportunity to come together in support of the creative spirit in all of us during this difficult time. Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

The Healing Journey: A Community Conversation

May 18th—June 15th

Healing from harm and trauma is a difficult journey. It challenges us to fully acknowledge how we’ve been harmed and harmed others, and to understand how trauma manifests. All communities can benefit from creating supportive healing environments. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction—An Eight-Week Online Program

with Cynthia Morin

May 23rd—July 18th

New Dates! Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction is a mindfulness training to assist people with stress, anxiety, depression and pain. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Practicing in the Dark Age—An ONLINE Conversation

with Acharya Richard John

May 30th

Join us online for a conversation with Acharya Richard John. This is an excellent opportunity to connect with sangha and the teachings as well as one of Northern California's favorite teachers. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

ONLINE Deepening In Compassion Series III / Fearless Garuda: Emptiness and Absolute Bodhichitta

June 7th—July 5th

Join us online for Deepening in Compassion Series Part III: Video Teachings from the Acharyas Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

June Community Meeting

June 7th

Please join us for our June community meeting that takes place Sunday June 7th from 1 to 2:30 PM on Zoom. All are welcome! Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Radical Responsibility: An Online Weekend Meditation Retreat

with Acharya Fleet Maull

July 18th—July 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. Learn simple yet powerful tools for connecting with our innate goodness and wisdom. Continue »