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Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center

 
Location: Sonoma

Work Sex Money Real Life on the Path of Mindfulness Book Study
June 1 - August 31, 2014
Join us for as we read and study together Chögyam Trungpa's book. We'll explore together how work, sex, and money are just as much a part of our spiritual life as they are a part of our everyday existence. Attend all classes, or just drop in when you ca

 
Location: Sonoma

Aging with Humor and Dignity Affinity Group
with Janet Ryvlin & Irv Kirschbaum
June 28 - August 23, 2014
This is an affinity group for exploring the challenges of aging. Through open discussion as well as videos and reading we will view this time of life through the wisdom of Shambhala Buddhist teachings.

 
Location: Sonoma

Full Day of Meditation - Nyinthun
July 6 - December 7, 2014
The Sonoma Shambhala Meditation is re-instituting a Shambhala tradition: the Nyinthün. A full day of practice. Meditators at all levels are invited to attend. You may come for all or any part of the day.

 
Location: Sonoma

Family Day Children's Program
July 27 - August 17, 2014
Sunday Family Day is a monthly practice opportunity where we welcome children as part of our sangha as well as give them the space to be themselves.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
July 29, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Meditation Group for Mothers
with Susie Cook
July 30, 2014
Meditation Group for Mothers is for mothers who are interested in learning to meditate as well as mothering mindfully. The group meets every Wed

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
July 31, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
August 3, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
August 5, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
August 10, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
August 12, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
August 14, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
August 17, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
August 19, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Meditation Group for Mothers
with Susie Cook
August 20, 2014
Meditation Group for Mothers is for mothers who are interested in learning to meditate as well as mothering mindfully. The group meets every Wed

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
August 21, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
August 24, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
August 26, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Meditation Group for Mothers
with Susie Cook
August 27, 2014
Meditation Group for Mothers is for mothers who are interested in learning to meditate as well as mothering mindfully. The group meets every Wed

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
August 28, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
August 31, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
September 2, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Meditation Group for Mothers
with Susie Cook
September 3, 2014
Meditation Group for Mothers is for mothers who are interested in learning to meditate as well as mothering mindfully. The group meets every Wed

 
Location: Sonoma

First Thursday Open House & Dharma Night
September 4, 2014
PLEASE NOTE: There will be no Open House in August. We'll continue in September. The public is warmly invited to these informal events that are an introduction to our Center, Shambhala Buddhism and the practice of peaceful abiding meditation.

 
Location: Sonoma

Enlightened Society Leadership Training Program
September 6, 2014
The Enlightened Society Leadership Training is a Shambhala Buddhist leadership training program emphasizing the path of profound service and community engagement. Presented by Northern California Shambhala in concert with SF Bay Area Shambhala Centers, th

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
September 7, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
September 9, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
September 11, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart
September 12 - 14, 2014
In Shambhala Training Level IV, we learn how to awaken and open our hearts so that we can communicate fully with the world.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
September 14, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
September 16, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
September 18, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Third Friday Movie and a Meal
September 19, 2014
PLEASE NOTE: There will be no Movie Night in August. We'll continue in September. Please join us on the third Friday of each month for a yummy meal and a great movie!

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
September 21, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Basic Goodness Series I: Who Am I?
September 21 - October 26, 2014
Who Am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human is the first of three courses that comprise the new Basic Goodness Series.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
September 23, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
September 25, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
September 28, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
September 30, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
October 5, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
October 7, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
October 9, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
October 12, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
October 14, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
October 16, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
October 19, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
October 21, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
October 23, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
October 26, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
October 28, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
October 30, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
November 2, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
November 4, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human
with Jesse Miller
November 8 - 9, 2014
Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
November 9, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
November 11, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
November 13, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
November 16, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
November 18, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
November 20, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
November 23, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
November 25, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
November 27, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
November 30, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
December 2, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
December 7, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
December 9, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
December 11, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
December 14, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
December 16, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
December 18, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
December 21, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
December 23, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Thursday Evening Sitting Practice
December 25, 2014
The public is warmly invited to join us for an hour of sitting meditation every Thursday evening (except for the first Thursday of each month). Free meditation instruction is usually provided.

 
Location: Sonoma

Sunday Morning Sitting Practice
December 28, 2014
Practice with us every Sunday morning. All are welcome.

 
Location: Sonoma

Tuesday Evening Sitting Practice
December 30, 2014
You are warmly invited to practice meditation with us every Tuesday evening.

 
Location: Sonoma

Basic Goodness Series II: How Can I Help?
with Alan Schwartz
January 11 - 25, 2015
This course explores our relationships with others, an aspiration to help our world, and specific aspects of social transformation. The class is open to everyone - there are no prerequisites.

 
Location: Sonoma

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior
February 6 - 8, 2015
In Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior, we examine our habitual tendencies, fears, and defense mechanisms; building on the foundation of the meditation practice introduced in Shambhala Training Level I.

 
Location: Sonoma

Basic Goodness III: What is Real? (Weekend Format)
with Melissa Moore
March 20 - 22, 2015
This course explores our experience of the world. How do we know what is real? How do we experience the living, ordinary magic of our world and the natural environment?

 
Location: Sonoma

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World
April 24 - 26, 2015
Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we are willing to experience our life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness to our activities.