Programs for US: Northern California Region

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Forgiveness: A Journey to Healing and Wholeness

with Elvia Garcia & Cynthia Morin & Marquita Campbell

January 18th—March 7th

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 »

Tamalpais Shambhala Meditation Group

Exploring Tonglen with Basha Hirschfeld

February 1st—February 29th

A closer look into Tonglen and how we can work with it. Continue »

Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

Igniting the Heart: Awakening Compassion to Transform Your World

with Pema Chödron

February 11th—April 28th

Are you tired of being hooked by your emotions? Join us for this online course with Pema Chödrön and Tim Olmsted to explore how emotions manifest in our lives and how to move fluidly through them without getting caught. Continue »

Davis Shambhala Meditation Center

Earth, Water, Fire and All the Elements: Reading the Sadhana of Mahamudra as if for the First Time

March 14th—April 11th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra was received by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1968 when he was in retreat seeking inspiration for how to present the dharma in the West. The sadhana brings together the highest and most profound teachings of mahamudra and ati. With Continue »

Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center

Transforming Suffering & Happiness into Enlightenment with Sogan Rinpoche

April 7th

Join us for a day-long program with visiting teacher Sogan Rinpoche who will present lojong (mind training) teachings from the famous text Transforming Suffering and Happiness into Enlightenment by the Third Dodrupchen Tenpe Nyima. Continue »

Tamalpais Shambhala Meditation Group

The Paramitas in Everyday Life with Basha Hirschfeld and Elizabeth Sheppard

April 18th—June 6th

In this class we will be viewing and discussing Pema Chodron’s teachings on the Six Paramitas. Continue »

Northern California Shambhala

The Power of Presence with Others

with Eve Rosenthal

May 18th

In this troubled world, how can we connect with our heart and not be overwhelmed? It takes bravery and a strong intention to cultivate compassion for others rather than meeting difficulty with aggression or turning away. Continue »