Ongoing Offerings

We are located at:

The Masonic Lodge located at 855 7th Street (corner of Beaver and 7th Street) in Santa Rosa. More →


Santa Rosa Shambhala provides these weekly offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience is required to attend. These programs offer (free) meditation instruction upon request, and offer a great entry point for newcomers and are also suitable for meditation students at all levels of experience. Our weekly offerings provide a friendly introduction to meditation practice, Shambhala Buddhist teachings and our community.

Weekly Offerings — all are welcome

Sunday Sitting Practice: Sunday mornings   9:30–11am
Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation. Meditation instruction is available upon request. More →

First Sundays: Ongoing Study of Pema Chödrön’s Meditation Instructions:  The first Sunday of each month   9:30am–noon
The morning consists of short guided meditations, explorations, contemplations, silent tea and closes with a lively discussion with guidance from senior teacher Deborah Hoskins. More →


There is no charge but donations are always appreciated and help us provide a meditation space and Buddhist programs to the community.

Introductory

Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human

with Acharya Adam Lobel

January 17th—February 21st

In this first course of the Basic Goodness Series, we will look at our assumptions about who we are as human beings while fully recognizing the influences that shape our identity. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Deborah Hoskins & Steve Hoskins

March 7th—March 25th

Contentment can be hard to find. Much of the time we search for contentment in things, achievements or relationships. With meditation and contemplation practice, we learn we can relax with ourselves as we are and appreciate simple human experience. 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 »