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Santa Rosa Shambhala Meditation Center

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Open House Shambhala Dharma Night
September 3, 2014
These evenings will be an opportunity to practice meditation and for deepening the understanding and practice of our Shambhala culture with talks, live or online.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

First Sunday Extended Sitting, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
September 7, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Silent tea at 10:30 AM, followed by sitting until 11:30 am. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sadhana of Mahamudra Practice: Open to All
September 7, 2014
This Vajrayana practice is open to everyone and is a means of overcoming obstacles in one's practice and life. The Sadhana consists of brief silent meditation, chanting, and mantra recitation.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Fearlessness in Everyday Life
with Jesse Miller
September 8 - October 6, 2014
Overcoming our fear, we leap with daring into our lives. This is the 4th in the series of the Way of Shambhala, Everyday life courses. Special Repeaters price: $40!

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
September 10, 2014
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Learn to Meditate
with Deborah Hoskins & Steve Hoskins
September 13, 2014
Many of us are slaves to our minds. We try to focus, and our mind wanders off. We try to keep stress at bay, but anxiety keeps us awake at night. We try to be good to the people we love, but then we forget them and put ourselves first. Join us

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
September 14, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Sitting ends at 10:30 AM and is followed by tea and snacks. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Enlightened Society Leadership & Service Program: A Santa Rosa Shambhala Internship Program
September 17 - December 17, 2014
The Enlightened Society Leadership and Service Program is a Shambhala Buddhist training program emphasizing the path of profound service and community engagement. Next training session begins September 2014.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Open House Shambhala Dharma Night
September 17, 2014
These evenings will be an opportunity to practice meditation and for deepening the understanding and practice of our Shambhala culture with talks, live or online.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
September 21, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Sitting ends at 10:30 AM and is followed by tea and snacks. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Harvest of Peace Community Gathering
September 21, 2014
Our annual celebration of the autumn season will include an address by the Sakyong to the international sangha, updates on upcoming regional events and a bountiful potluck meal.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Open House Shambhala Dharma Night
September 24, 2014
These evenings will be an opportunity to practice meditation and for deepening the understanding and practice of our Shambhala culture with talks, live or online.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
September 28, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Sitting ends at 10:30 AM and is followed by tea and snacks. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Open House Shambhala Dharma Night
October 1, 2014
These evenings will be an opportunity to practice meditation and for deepening the understanding and practice of our Shambhala culture with talks, live or online.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human
with Alan Schwartz
October 3 - 5, 2014
The Art of Being Human is the first of a series of five weekend workshops. Friday night talk is free and open to the public. Please join us!

 
Location: Santa Rosa

First Sunday Extended Sitting, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
October 5, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Silent tea at 10:30 AM, followed by sitting until 11:30 am. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sadhana of Mahamudra Practice: Open to All
October 7, 2014
This Vajrayana practice is open to everyone and is a means of overcoming obstacles in one's practice and life. The Sadhana consists of brief silent meditation, chanting, and mantra recitation.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
October 8, 2014
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
October 12, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Sitting ends at 10:30 AM and is followed by tea and snacks. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Open House Shambhala Dharma Night
October 15, 2014
These evenings will be an opportunity to practice meditation and for deepening the understanding and practice of our Shambhala culture with talks, live or online.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Preparing To Die: Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom Weekend Program
with Andrew Holecek
October 17 - 19, 2014
During this weekend program held at The Finley Community Center nearby in Santa Rosa, we will explore the principles of what to do for yourself and others to take full advantage of the rich but challenging time presented at the end of life.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Family Sunday Sitting: Third Sundays
October 19, 2014
Sunday Family Meditation is a time where children and adults can come together, and also engage in their own separate practices. We begin and end the morning with adults and children together in the shrine room.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
October 19, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Sitting ends at 10:30 AM and is followed by tea and snacks. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Wisdom in Everyday Life
October 21 - November 18, 2014
Meditation uncovers our wisdom. This wisdom is always present and can be applied to transform confused situations and emotions into effective actions. No longer deterred or depressed by obstacles, we can include everything as part of the path. The chall

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Open House Shambhala Dharma Night
October 22, 2014
These evenings will be an opportunity to practice meditation and for deepening the understanding and practice of our Shambhala culture with talks, live or online.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
October 26, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Sitting ends at 10:30 AM and is followed by tea and snacks. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Meditation in Everyday Life
October 27 - November 24, 2014
Repeaters $30

Want to explore the path of meditation and get to know your own mind? Meditation in Everyday Life is an introductory class in meditation for beginners as well as more seasoned practitioners interested in revisiting and deepening their rel

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Open House Shambhala Dharma Night
October 29, 2014
These evenings will be an opportunity to practice meditation and for deepening the understanding and practice of our Shambhala culture with talks, live or online.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
November 2, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Silent tea at10:30 AM followed by sitting until 11:30 am. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sadhana of Mahamudra Practice: Open to All
November 4, 2014
This Vajrayana practice is open to everyone and is a means of overcoming obstacles in one's practice and life. The Sadhana consists of brief silent meditation, chanting, and mantra recitation.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Open House Shambhala Dharma Night
November 5, 2014
These evenings will be an opportunity to practice meditation and for deepening the understanding and practice of our Shambhala culture with talks, live or online.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
November 9, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Sitting ends at 10:30 AM and is followed by tea and snacks. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
November 12, 2014
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Family Sunday Sitting: Third Sundays
November 16, 2014
Sunday Family Meditation is a time where children and adults can come together, and also engage in their own separate practices. We begin and end the morning with adults and children together in the shrine room.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
November 16, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Sitting ends at 10:30 AM and is followed by tea and snacks. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Open House Shambhala Dharma Night
November 19, 2014
These evenings will be an opportunity to practice meditation and for deepening the understanding and practice of our Shambhala culture with talks, live or online.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
November 23, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Sitting ends at 10:30 AM and is followed by tea and snacks. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Open House Shambhala Dharma Night
November 26, 2014
These evenings will be an opportunity to practice meditation and for deepening the understanding and practice of our Shambhala culture with talks, live or online.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
November 30, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Sitting ends at 10:30 AM and is followed by tea and snacks. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Open House Shambhala Dharma Night
December 3, 2014
These evenings will be an opportunity to practice meditation and for deepening the understanding and practice of our Shambhala culture with talks, live or online.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sadhana of Mahamudra Practice: Open to All
December 6, 2014
This Vajrayana practice is open to everyone and is a means of overcoming obstacles in one's practice and life. The Sadhana consists of brief silent meditation, chanting, and mantra recitation.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

First Sunday Extended Sitting, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
December 7, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Silent tea at 10:30 AM followed by sitting until 11:30 am. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
December 10, 2014
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
December 14, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Sitting ends at 10:30 AM and is followed by tea and snacks. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Open House Shambhala Dharma Night
December 17, 2014
These evenings will be an opportunity to practice meditation and for deepening the understanding and practice of our Shambhala culture with talks, live or online.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
December 21, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Sitting ends at 10:30 AM and is followed by tea and snacks. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Family Sunday Sitting: Third Sundays
December 21, 2014
Sunday Family Meditation is a time where children and adults can come together, and also engage in their own separate practices. We begin and end the morning with adults and children together in the shrine room.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Sunday Sitting Practice, Meditation Instruction Available Free of Charge
December 28, 2014
Sitting begins at 9 AM. Opening Chants, Sitting and Walking Meditation, instruction available free of charge. Sitting ends at 10:30 AM and is followed by tea and snacks. All are welcome.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
January 14, 2015
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Family Sunday Sitting: Third Sundays
January 18, 2015
Sunday Family Meditation is a time where children and adults can come together, and also engage in their own separate practices. We begin and end the morning with adults and children together in the shrine room.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
February 11, 2015
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Family Sunday Sitting: Third Sundays
February 15, 2015
Sunday Family Meditation is a time where children and adults can come together, and also engage in their own separate practices. We begin and end the morning with adults and children together in the shrine room.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
March 11, 2015
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Family Sunday Sitting: Third Sundays
March 15, 2015
Sunday Family Meditation is a time where children and adults can come together, and also engage in their own separate practices. We begin and end the morning with adults and children together in the shrine room.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
April 8, 2015
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Family Sunday Sitting: Third Sundays
April 19, 2015
Sunday Family Meditation is a time where children and adults can come together, and also engage in their own separate practices. We begin and end the morning with adults and children together in the shrine room.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
May 13, 2015
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
June 10, 2015
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
July 8, 2015
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
August 12, 2015
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
September 9, 2015
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
October 14, 2015
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
November 11, 2015
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.

 
Location: Santa Rosa

Living Dharma Wednesdays
December 9, 2015
Debuting Aug. 13. 2nd Wednesday of each month. In addition to a period of meditation practice, senior students will speak about how they personally engage the dharma in a living way in their everyday lives. Open group discussion will follow.