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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.

First Sundays: Ongoing study of Pema Chödrön’s meditation instructions

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 →

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Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice

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 →

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Featured Programs

Sadhana of Mahamudra Community Practice 2018

January 21st—December 9th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is a meditation practice and liturgy chanted by the Shambhala community on the new or full moon days of the lunar calendar, open to all. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Full Moon Community Practice 2018

January 28th—December 30th

The Shambhala Sadhana is simple and quite powerful in its direct approach to basic goodness and is open to all Shambhala community members and friends. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend I: Feel Human Again

with Jesse Miller

June 2nd—June 3rd

In Level I, students are introduced to basic goodness and the practice of meditation in a supportive, social environment. The weekend includes meditation practice, discussion, and individual meetings with meditation instructors. Continue »

Northern California MidSummer Regional Picnic at McNear's Beach

June 24th

Please join us for the Annual Northern California Regional Midsummer Potluck Picnic at beautiful McNear’s Beach Park in San Rafael, on the shores of the San Pablo Bay. Continue »