All Northern California Shambhala program and practice sessions are currently online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Way of Shambhala

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Pandemic Practices

with Chris Bacon

June 14th—April 25th

Please join us for Pandemic Practices that are recommended by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Four Dignities Study Group

February 22nd—March 29th

The foundation teachings on the dignities (Tiger, Lion, Garuda and Dragon) are integral to the Shambhala path at all levels. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level One

with Jesse Miller

March 6th—March 7th

New meditators, or those looking to reconnect with meditation practice, learn the basic foundations of the Shambhala teachings on universal human wisdom. Continue »

Santa Rosa Shambhala Meditation Center

Contentment in Everyday Life—A Five-Week Online Course

with Robert Fox & Susan Gluck

March 16th—April 13th

In Contentment in Everyday Life, meditation experience is deepened through the cultivation of contentment and simplicity. This class is open to all. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Resilience in the Time of Chaos: Awakening Heart

with Irv Kirschbaum

March 20th

Join us in this time when meditation and teachings on resiliance just may be more helpful than ever! Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Birth of the Warrior: Shambhala Training Level II

with Lyle Larson & Kathryn Rile

April 24th—April 25th

Cultivate the willingness to observe your cocoon of habitual fear and defense mechanisms through meditation practice. Continue »

Silicon Valley Shambhala Meditation Center

Joy in Everyday Life

with Kathryn Rile

May 11th—June 8th

Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings on intelligent compassion towards others, we begin to discover the joy of discipline, health and bravery. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Warrior In The World: Shambhala Training Level III

with Shastri Joanne Martin Braun

June 19th—June 26th

Trusting further in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world. We find that we can extend ourselves to others fully and with kindness. Continue »

Tamalpais Shambhala Meditation Group

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

July 22nd—August 19th

Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings of mind and the nature of reality, we learn to see clearly. We dare to face life and death as they are. The meditator, open to uncertainty, goes beyond the emotions of hope and fear to experience equanimity Continue »