Programs for Northern California USA Region

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Pema Chödrön's 'Giving Our Best' Series

January 5th—January 26th

Join us for this intriguing Ani Pema Chödrön video retreat. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

Meditation in Everyday Life: A Five-Week Course

with Kathryn Rile & Susan Arnesen

January 14th—February 11th

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 »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Warrior in the World: Shambhala Training III

with Charity Martin

January 25th—January 26th

Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we begin to open and engage the world directly, extending this attitude of fearlessness to our everyday activities. Continue »

Tamalpais Shambhala Meditation Group

Basic Goodness 2 - How Can I Help?

with Acharya Arawana Hayashi

February 6th—March 12th

Basic Goodness 2 - Basic Goodness of Society: How Can I Help? Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Power of Peacemaking

with Greg Heffron

February 8th—February 9th

Join us for a weekend of exploring communication patterns within the context of Mindful Communication and Mudra Space Awareness. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Pacifying The Turmoil of the Mamos

February 13th—February 22nd

Please join us in pacifying the turmoil of the mamos. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Five Wisdoms: Understanding the Feminine and Masculine of Who We Are

with Irini Rockwell

February 21st—February 23rd

This program engages us in the immediate experience of our embodied energy and the dynamic energies of our world. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Neutral Day

February 23rd

Please join us in uplifting the center in preparation for Shambhala Day's fresh start to the new year. Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Day

February 24th

Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the New Year, and represents one of the most important traditions of Shambhala Buddhism. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Day Celebration

March 1st

Join us to celebrate Shambhala Day together in Community! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

The Truth of Suffering and the Path of Liberation

with Bruce Dal Santo, Peter Dobbin, Valentin Ghiur

March 2nd—April 4th

Join us for this book study class based upon this text by inspiring teaching by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Welcoming the Unwelcome: Wholehearted Living in a Brokenhearted World

March 12th—May 14th

Join us in exploring Ani Pema's first new book of spiritual teachings in over seven years. Ani Pema offers fresh wisdom, heartfelt reflections, and the signature humor and insight that have made her a beloved guide during turbulent times. Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Way of Shambhala Weekend IV: Awakened Heart

with Charity Martin

March 13th—March 15th

In Level IV, we will learn to allow our heart and intuition to open so that we can communicate fully with the world. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Qi Gong Level 1-2

with Michael Busby

March 14th—March 15th

Everyone is invited to this foundational class on the path of Qi Gong. This weekend is designed to cultivate strength of body and calmness and clarity of mind through Taoist practices that integrate movement, breath, and qi (internal energy) Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

Nyinthun—A Full Day of Meditation Practice

March 28th

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

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Way of Shambhala Weekend V - Open Sky

with Shastri Sandra Ladley

April 17th—April 19th

Way of Shambhala Weekend V (Level V) - Open Sky, introduces a meditation practice that builds upon the mindfulness-awareness technique of Way of Shambhala Weekend IV. This cumulative program guides students to a place beyond the gaze, where every moment i Continue »