Creating Enlightened Society in the Sierra Foothills

One Breath at a Time

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.

 

Ongoing Offerings

Our group offers weekly public sitting free to the public. No prior meditation experience is required to attend.  Meditation instruction is generally available upon request or can be scheduled for an alternate time.  All are welcome. More →

heart sutra

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

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Welcome to Sonora Meditation Group’s website. We are excited to make the teachings and practices of Shambhala a living reality in the Sierra Foothills. Here you will find the founding principles and essential elements of this Buddhist path of awakening, with a vast resource of related materials and references. You will also learn about the full range of opportunities to participate in developing your relationship to Shambhala – locally, regionally and internationally. You may discover an affinity with these teachings and practices and want to connect directly with the Group. If so, contact us by email or phone, or start coming to our weekly meditation evenings. Whatever you choose, know there is a place to answer your heart’s prompting for a sane and enlightened society, and it starts here and now.