Shambhala is your place to make friends with being human.

Weekly Community Meditation Sessions
Everyone is invited to participate in these group sessions of
meditation, community, conversation, and food!

Meditation in Redwood City
2nd and 4th Sundays of the Month
Meditation 10 AM to 12 Noon
BYO Lunch 12 Noon to 1 PM

Meditation in Mountain View
Meets every Monday Evening
Meditation at 6:30 PM
Social tea and Book Discussion 7:30 to 8:30 PM

Fearless Open Heart is a Meditation Group of people of various meditation and mindfulness practice backgrounds. We meet every Monday night in Mountain View at 6:30 pm for meditation, reading, and discussion. Everyone is invited. Please request meditation instruction and orientation (415-819-3065) before coming to your first meeting.

The host is Fern LaRocca, a Soto Zen and Shambhala Buddhist practitioner and teacher since 1981. Contact Fern at fernalixlarocca [at] gmail [dot] com to be put on our complimentary newsletter list. You can unsubscribe at any time.

For more information about our meditation sessions (including meeting locations)
please contact shambhalasv [at] gmail [dot] com.

Silicon Valley Shambhala Group is part of an international community of meditation centers and groups founded by Tibetan Buddhist meditation master, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and led by his son and lineage holder, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.

We offer a friendly, uplifted environment in which to explore meditation and the qualities it can bring to your life. Our community offers free meditation instruction and a well-defined path of practice and study. Our offerings are meant to help people of every description awaken their innate wisdom, compassion and sense of humor.

Our community includes people of all ages and walks of life. We invite you to join us in this journey of discovery. To contact us, please email at [email protected].


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Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →