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 & Irv Kirschbaum

June 14th—January 31st (2021)

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

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Resilience in the Time of Chaos: Fear and Fearlessness

with Shastri Joanne Martin Braun

December 5th

Join us online over the next 5 months as teachers from Northern California offer foundational Shambhala Teachings that uncover heart, strength and sanity in the midst of chaotic times. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Meeting Shambhala—An Introduction to the Shambhala Lineage

with Walker Blaine & Kerry Schwartz

December 19th

Join us for the exploration and history of the Shambhala Buddhist Lineage through talks from Shambhala's Master of Liturgies Walker Blaine followed by group discussion. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Resilience in the Time of Chaos: Engaging In Our World

with Barbara Hirschfeld

January 9th (2021)

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

Shambhala Meditation Center of San Francisco

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 »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Meeting Shambhala—An Introduction to the Shambhala Lineage

with Walker Blaine & Kerry Schwartz

January 30th (2021)

Join us for the exploration and history of the Shambhala Buddhist Lineage through talks from Shambhala's Master of Liturgies Walker Blaine followed by group discussion. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Birth of the Warrior: Shambhala Training Level One

with Jesse Miller

March 6th—March 7th (2021)

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