Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.
After the 7pm meditation practice, we will be reading and discussing a chapter in the book The Shambhala Principle by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. All are welcome. Meditation instruction available at 7pm. More →
Sleeping and dreaming provide a precious opportunity for psychological growth and spiritual awakening. Coming January 14-15 2017! We’re very pleased to once again host Buddhist teacher and author, Andrew Holecek who will teach this weekend workshop based on his latest book, Dream Yoga. More →
We continue utilizing Pema Chödrön’s book How to Meditate as a springboard to explore and deepen our practice and to work with our own minds. All are welcome to join us in this exploration. More →
Our center offers several weekly offerings free to the public, including public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend. All are welcome. More →
We invite your support of this year’s Harvest of Peace Campaign. We are raising money to support Shambhala, in Santa Rosa and all over the world. All funds raised in this campaign go toward our Center Relocation Fund and to our annual commitment to global Shambhala. More →
December 27 to January 2 (2017). A Wintertime weekthun with Acharya Alan Schwartz, Shastri Sandra Ladley and Jesse Miller at Berkeley Shambhala Center. Open to all. Shamatha (sitting meditation) and Vajrayana tracks will be available. More →
A monthly gathering for this chanting and visualization practice written by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. The Shambhala Sadhana powerfully and simply communicates the essence of basic goodness and enlightened society. More →
2016-2017 Way of Shambhala Trainings
Shambhala offers an extensive structured path of training in authentic meditation practices and teachings for people who are interested in pursuing such a path. The name of this path is The Way of Shambhala. For a simple introduction, consider a day-long workshop, a course or a weekend program. Check out the many offerings throughout the Northern California Shambhala mandala.