Upcoming and Ongoing Programs

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

Weekday Mornings plus Saturday Meditation

with Shastri Joanne Martin Braun

March 16th—November 7th

Join us for weekday morning virtual online meditation during this time of center closure due to the COVID 19 virus. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation

with Chris Bacon

April 5th—November 8th

Join us for ONLINE Sunday Morning Meditation. Everyone is welcome! Continue »

Sadhana of Kindness Practice—Third Saturday of the Month

with Irv Kirschbaum & Susie Cook

April 18th—December 19th

Community Sadhana Practice is a time to come together in community to celebrate and strengthen our understanding of basic goodness and enlightened society. Continue »

Pandemic Practices

with Chris Bacon

June 14th—November 8th

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

Meeting Shambhala: An Introduction to the Shambhala Lineage

with Walker Blaine & Kerry Schwartz

October 18th—October 25th

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 »

Resilience in the Time of Chaos: Touching our Humanity

with Jesse Miller

October 24th

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 »

Waking Up In The Dark Age: May My Mind Become One with the Dharma

with Acharya Richard John

November 7th

The Four Dharmas of Gampopa is one of the most elegant pith instructions describing the dynamic process of the buddhist path. Each of the Four Dharmas contains practice advice that is accessible and free of intellectual speculation, and yet relevant. Continue »