Many Northern California Shambhala program and practice sessions are currently online. Others are in-person or a hybrid of both online and in-person. 

Online Programs

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Weekday Morning Meditation

with Joanne Martin Braun

March 2nd—January 31st (2024)

Join us for morning meditation via Zoom. We start with a short dharma reading and sit until 8:00. For those who can stay, we have a discussion about the reading. We usually end by 8:15. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice

March 27th—January 28th (2024)

Come join us each Sunday at 9:30 for sitting practice. Sitting practice is now in-person only. Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Community Meditation Intensive

December 2nd

We will practice together with alternating periods of meditation, walking, contemplative readings, and tea—all before lunch on a Saturday. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Winter Weekend Meditation Retreat (In-Person)

with Jesse Miller

December 30th—December 31st

Please join us for a practice oriented retreat to mark the transition to a new year. The retreat will focus on the practice of sitting meditation and will include training in the three main shrine room supporting positions. Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Forgiveness: A Journey to Healing and Wholeness

with Elvia Garcia & Cynthia Morin & Marquita Campbell

January 18th—March 7th (2024)

Forgiveness is an extraordinarily powerful healing force that is available to us at any time and regardless of whether the person or situation that harmed us is involved. The journey of forgiveness is a way to reconnect with basic goodness. Continue »