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SF Shambala Meditation — Primordial Ridgen

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New to Meditation or Shambhala?
Join us for a free drop-in program. 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.

•   Sunday Morning Sit
•   Tuesday Lunchtime Meditation
•   Young Meditators Night



Contentment in Everyday Life: A 5-Week Course

Contentment in Everyday Life

With Kathryn Rile & Susan Arnesen

Five Tuesday Evenings
From 7 to 9 PM
April 17th through May 15th

In Contentment in Everyday Life, meditation experience is deepened through the cultivation of contentment and simplicity.
Contentment in Everyday Life provides an exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist teachings, and meditation in action for daily life. With meditation practice, we can learn to appreciate ourselves and simple human experiences, free from self-aggression. Difficult emotions and the challenges of life can be met with gentleness, steadiness, and humor.

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Shambhala Day 2018:
Year of the Earth Dog

Friday, February 16th

Here is the link to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s address to the worldwide Shambhala community as well as some of the supporting videos that where shown on Shambhala Day.

Cheerful Shambhala Day! Ki Ki So So!

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Shambhala Online

  • The Five Keys to Mindful Communication - April 2018
    Starts 22 Apr 2018
    Learn how to use deep listening and mindful speech to strengthe
  • Mindful Eating: Joining Heaven and Earth at the Meal Table - April
    Starts 22 Apr 2018
    If you think of mindful eating as chewing on a single raisin fo
  • Unconditional Healing: Finding Well-Being Through Adversity - May 2
    Starts 01 May 2018
    This course includes video presentations weekly readings and
  • Joy in Everyday Life - May 2018
    Starts 15 May 2018
    As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic go