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SF Shambala Meditation — Primordial Ridgen

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New to Meditation or Shambhala?
Join us for a free Open House. Learn to meditate, connect with community, develop mindful-awareness, and compassion. And, meditation instruction is always available. We’re located at 1231 Stevenson Street in SF.

•   Wednesday Dharma Night
•   Sunday Morning Sit
•   Tuesday & Thursday Lunchtime Meditation
•   Sunday Family Meditation
•   Young Meditators Night

Great Eastern Sun

The Shambhala Center of San Francisco is pleased to announce our search for a new Center Director. Our current director, Alex Van Gils will be stepping down in May.

We are seeking individuals who possess leadership and interpersonal communication skills, as well as a demonstrated commitment to practice, retreat, and study.

Visit this link for the full job description and qualifications.

We are a Welcoming Community



Shambhala Day Videos
Year of the Fire Bird

Shambhala Day Videos.

If you were unable to join the community for our New Year’s Celebration, here is a link to the Shambhala Day videos — including Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s International Address. Here, you can also read a transcript of the talk.

Cheerful Year of the Firebird!



Shambhala Online

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    Starts 01 May 2017
    Une introduction la voie du mahayana et un cours prparatoire
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    Starts 01 May 2017
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  • Unconditional Healing: Finding Well-Being Through Adversity - May 2
    Starts 01 May 2017
    This course includes video presentations weekly readings and