Orange Country programs

Powerful Practices for Challenging Times: An Intro to Karuna Training (OC)

with Shastri Sandra Ladley

September 30th—October 1st

In Karuna Training, we prepare people for staying open in the face of difficulty: emotional, psychological, behavioral, and ultimately social and cultural. Karuna is the Sanskrit word meaning compassion. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice (Orange County)

October 5th

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness in ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

Shambhala Training HEART OF WARRIORSHIP Level III: Warrior in the World (Orange County)

with Shastri Marilyn Moore & Sharon Owyang

October 7th—October 8th

Open to graduates of Shambhala Training Level II. Continue »

(Orange County) Healing Circle

October 15th

Unconditional Healing is the practice of using illness (or other type of significant adversity) as a means to discover who we truly are. Continue »

”Am I a Buddhist?”: A Discussion of the Refuge Vow (Orange County)

with Shastri Marilyn Moore

October 15th

This half-day program is an exploration of what it means to be a Buddhist. It is open to everyone but may be of particular interest to those who are considering taking the Refuge Vow. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice (Orange County)

November 4th

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness in ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

Happier at Work: A Public Talk and Book Signing (Orange County)

with Shastri Gayle Van Gils

November 7th

Join us as we explore with Shastri Gayle Van Gils how the practices of mindfulness and love can help transform the workplace from a place of unhappiness and fear to a source of fulfillment and success. Continue »

The Lost Art of Good Conversation: Enriching Our Relationships (Orange County)

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

November 11th

Watch Sakyong Mipham as he teaches from his book from the New York City book tour with Ethan Nichtern, Lodro Rinzler, Seth Godin, and Jocelyn Cooper. Continue »

(Orange County) Healing Circle

November 19th

Unconditional Healing is the practice of using illness (or other type of significant adversity) as a means to discover who we truly are. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice (Orange County)

December 3rd

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness in ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

(Orange County) Healing Circle

December 17th

Unconditional Healing is the practice of using illness (or other type of significant adversity) as a means to discover who we truly are. Continue »

Silence & Celebration: A New Year’s Eve Retreat and Party (Orange County)

December 31st

If you have been meaning to meditate more this year--or to learn to meditate--it's not too late! Everyone is welcome to join in this mini-retreat as we transition from the old year to the new. Come for the entire evening -- or for any part of it. Continue »