Programs for Northern California USA Region

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Medicine Buddha Teachings Recording

with Jay Lippman

June 1st—July 15th

In times of sickness and suffering, the Medicine Buddha is an ancient and renowned spiritual antidote. It is the perfect meditation practice during the coronavirus pandemic. This recording is open to all. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

ONLINE Deepening In Compassion Series III / Fearless Garuda: Emptiness and Absolute Bodhichitta

June 7th—July 5th

Join us online for Deepening in Compassion Series Part III: Video Teachings from the Acharyas Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana Course 1 The First Noble Truth

with Megan Murphy & Jean Kerins

June 18th—July 16th

In Buddhism, the hinayana is known as a profound method for coming to understand the dynamics of suffering and forging a path (yana) that leads to the development of peace. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

July Community Meeting

July 5th

Please join us for our July community meeting that takes place Sunday July 5th from 1 to 2:30 PM on Zoom. All are welcome! Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Smile at Fear Part Two: The Path Of Fearlessness—Online Book Study Group

with Jesse Miller & Cynthia Morin

July 7th—August 11th

Please join us for a mutual contemplation and discussion of Chogyam Trungpa's profound teachings on working with fear and fearlessness. We will be reading from Smile at Fear: Awakening the True Heart of Bravery. Continue »

Tamalpais Shambhala Meditation Group

Mindful Aging: Making Peace with Impermanence

with Ira Rechtshaffer

July 7th

Explore the unfinished business that needs our attention, what needs reconciliation, forgiveness and healing, and what within us wants to be cherished and cultivated. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

White Fragility: A Book Study Class

with Janet Ryvlin, Denise Blanc, Susan Arnesen

July 9th—August 27th

With directness and compassion, DiAngelo allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to ‘bad people'. White Fragility provides important antiracist understanding and essential strategies for white people who truly endeavor to be a part of Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

ONLINE What Does It Mean To Be White?

with Denise Blanc & Janet Ryvlin

July 11th—August 15th

Join us for this series of classes on "what it means to be white". Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Radical Responsibility: An Online Weekend Social Action Training

with Acharya Fleet Maull

July 18th—July 19th

Whether you are a newcomer to meditation or a long-time practitioner, this retreat is the perfect opportunity to settle into a week of deep meditation and reflection. Learn simple yet powerful tools for connecting with our innate goodness and wisdom. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Integrating our Masculine and Feminine Aspects

with Ira Rechtshaffer

July 25th

Join us as we uncover the masculine and feminine energies already embedded within ourselves and learn how to elicit their complementary powers, not only to further our own psycho-spiritual development, but also to be part of the necessary movement of inte Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Overcoming Fear in the Dark Age

with Jay Lippman

August 1st

In this workshop we will review the Buddhist remedies for fear and the other strong emotions found in the mindfulness and compassion traditions, and introduce the powerful Shambhala meditation for overcoming fear as taught by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Continue »

Tamalpais Shambhala Meditation Group

The Heart of the Buddha Book Study Class

with Jesse Miller

August 6th—October 8th

The Heart of the Buddha book study class. Continue »