Practice Events

The Mandala of Elements: Opening to the Wisdom of the Five Buddha Families

with Kathryn Rile

October 16th—November 20th

The Five Buddha Families are a remarkable tool for understanding and working with your own emotional energies and that of the people you interact with in your life.  Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

November 26th

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. Sadhanas are usually reserved for Vajr Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana

December 11th

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 »

Nyinthun—A Full Day of Meditation Practice

December 14th

Join the SF Shambhala community for a full day of meditation practice. Drop-ins are welcome. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

December 27th

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. Sadhanas are usually reserved for Vajr Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life: A Five-Week Course

with Kathryn Rile

January 14th—February 11th (2020)

Give yourself the gift of meditation and infuse your life and the lives of those around you with compassion, caring, and kindness. This course is great for both new and experienced meditators. Continue »