Introductory

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Pema Chodron Study Group

January 2nd—December 4th

"When you open yourself to the continually changing, impermanent, dynamic nature of your own being and of reality, you increase your capacity to love and care about other people and your capacity to not be afraid. You're able to keep your eyes open, your Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Community Shambhala Sadhana

January 6th—December 1st

The Shambhala Sadhana is a chanting and visualization practice that deepens our personal and social connection with basic goodness. Written in English, it powerfully and simply communicates the essence of basic goodness and enlightened society. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Sadhana of Mahamudra

January 20th—December 15th

This powerful practice, written by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche early in his career in the West, contains many dharma teachings and much vivid imagery. It is open to all. Join us on third Sundays at 10 AM. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

True Perception Dharma Study Group

January 20th—June 16th

A study group for the teachings of True Perception by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Drop-ins welcome Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

A Year of Deepening in Compassion

February 17th—April 21st

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 »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Diversity & Inclusivity

with Janet Ryvlin

February 24th—March 24th

Please join us for this day of exploring together the experience and habits of mind that permeate diversity & inclusivity in our culture. Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Being with Aging: An Exploration

with Elvia Garcia & Patti Larson

March 11th—April 15th

In this series of conversations, we will explore the challenges and opportunities of aging in a society of imbalances. Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Kindness of Body, Speech and Mind

with Jan Beange, Elvia Garcia, Lyle Larson

March 14th—March 28th

How to apply the path of Shambhala to the challenges of our hyper-polarized and frenetic world Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Jakusho Kwong Roshi and Nyoze Demian Kwong in Conversation about the Buddhist Student-Teacher Relationship

March 29th

Kwong-roshi and Byoze Demian Kwong, of Sonoma Mountain Zen Center, speak to us about the student/teacher relationship in Buddhism. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

Discovering Our True Wealth: An 8-Week Somatic / Embodiment Group

with Charity Martin

April 1st—May 20th

An Eight Week Somatic Group To Cultivate Our Capacity For Embodiment and Self-Connection Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Parinirvana Day

April 4th

Please join us for a celebration of the life and teachings of Chogyam Trungpa Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

The Five Wisdoms Energies - A Yogic Practice

with Irini Rockwell

April 27th—April 28th

Please join us for a day of discovering the Five Wisdoms within ourselves, eachother and in our lives together. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Resonance and Reverberation: A Sonic Meditation Workshop with Robert Fox

with Robert Fox

April 27th

Please join us for a mutual exploration of the practices and exercises of sonic meditation. As a group we will work with sonic meditation and the power of listening to discover the wavelengths that go beyond hope and fear. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Orderly Chaos: The Mandala of Human Experience

with Ira Rechtshaffer

May 4th—May 5th

This weekend workshop will be based on the mandala teachings of Chogyam Trungpa and will explore them as they relate to everyday experience. It will help us deepen our appreciation for who and what we are, where all of our parts are honored and brought in Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Orderly Chaos: The Mandala of Human Experience

with Ira Rechtshaffer

May 18th—May 19th

This weekend workshop will be based on the teachings of the mandala principle as taught by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and will explain as well as describe those teachings in relation to everyday experience. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Summer Meditation Retreat: Aspiring and Entering the Bodhisattva Path

with Acharya Melissa Moore

June 8th—June 14th

Gather in community, reflect on our lives, and set aspirations for the year to come.The week will include sitting meditation, walking meditation, talks by the teachers, individual meditation meetings with an i Continue »