Community

The San Francisco Shambhala Meditation Center is home to a wonderfully diverse community who share a genuine connection to contemplative practice and the aspiration to realize a more wakeful, sane society. Friends and members of the Shambhala Center are welcome to attend celebrations, practice events, meetings and gatherings of special interest groups.

 

Community Events

Meditation in Everyday Life: A Five-Week Course

with Kathryn Rile & Robert Fox

January 16th—February 13th

Give yourself the gift of meditation and infuse your life and the lives of those around you with compassion, caring, and kindness. Continue »

Mamo Chants: Clear Out Our Karma for a Fresh Start

January 25th—February 3rd

The mamo chant is an elaborate protector offering traditionally recited from the twentieth through the twenty-ninthdays of the last lunar month of the Tibetan year. By reciting the chant, we tune into the protector principle. Continue »

Neutral Day: Clean the Center for a Fresh Start

February 4th

Neutral Day is the day before Shambhala Day. We will gather at the Shambhala Center for a thorough cleaning to start the new year fresh. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

February 4th

Our community gathers for this precious opportunity to practice the Sadhana of Mahamudra on the evenings of the new moon. All levels of students are warmly invited to participate. Continue »

Shambhala Day Year of the Earth Boar

February 5th

Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the New Year, and represents one of the most important traditions of Shambhala Buddhism. Please join us for this community celebration. Continue »

 

Children/Families

Shambhala Day Year of the Earth Boar

February 5th

Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the New Year, and represents one of the most important traditions of Shambhala Buddhism. Please join us for this community celebration. Continue »