Celebrate the inherent goodness and potential of society. Participants will explore ways to bring out basic goodness in our lives and within our societies, while gaining inspiration to creatively engage with the challenges and opportunities of modern life.
Special Address, Saturday, May 11th at 7:30 PM Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will discuss the pressing questions of our time along with the vision of Shambhala.
For more information and to register, visit the Creating Enlightened Society website.
Welcome to Shambhala.
You've found a place to rest your mind
and make friends with being human.
We offer a wide range of programs, classes, and opportunities for ongoing practice. Here you'll find free meditation instruction, open meditation practice on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights, and an open house every Sunday morning.
The Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center is part of an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and currently headed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.
Located at 2288 Fulton Street, Berkeley is one of the oldest Shambhala centers in the mandala. For over thirty years we have offered the ground of Shambhala Dharma to the Bay Area.
Practice and study go hand in hand. We hope that this website and our Center are useful in both deepening your practice and your understanding of the path.
For information on programs at other Shambhala Centers in the Northern California Region, click here.
Enlightened Society Explores Diversity
In this series, we will explore a spectrum of human diversity: race, sexual orientation, class, ability/disability. We offer an environment where people of all backgrounds can explore their personal experience of diversity with others. Through meditation,more info
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