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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

Shambhala Happy Hour

December 4th

Join us for an end of the work week Happy Hour. No schedule, no program, no staff. Just BYO cocktail/mocktail and snacks to enjoy each other's company. Continue »

Everything Flows Gathering 2—The Path

with Lodro Sangpo

December 12th

In this second gathering, we will focus on key-instructions which work with both "obstacles" and kleshas (difficult emotions) and also work with manifesting our inherent wisdom qualities. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

December 14th

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, which is what makes this so special. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

December 29th

A time for our community to come together to practice the Shambhala Sadhana. All are welcome—and encouraged—to join, no matter what your level of experience. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life: A Five-Week Course

with Kathryn Rile & Susan Arnesen

January 12th—February 9th (2021)

Give yourself the gift of meditation and infuse your life and the lives of those around you with compassion, caring, and kindness. A great start for the new year! Continue »