Program Details

Resilience in the Time of Chaos: Fear and Fearlessness

with Joanne Martin Braun
December 5 / 10:30 AM - December 5 / 5:00 PM

Resilience in the Time of Chaos:

Fear and Fearlessness


Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche created the Shambhala teachings and practices, knowing we were entering challenging times in the world. Over the next 5 months, teachers from Northern California will be presenting the foundational Shambhala teachings as we uncover our hearts, strength, and sanity in the midst of these chaotic times.



10:30 - 12:30 Opening talk and practice

12:30 - 1:30 Lunch break

1:30 - 3:30 Practice and discussion

3:30- 4:00 Tea - bring your own to enjoy together

4:00 - 5:00 Closing talk


About Shastri Joanne Martin Braun:

Joanne became a student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1978, and has been a student of both Sakyongs since that time. She has a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, and has been teaching meditation in business and healthcare settings for twenty years. Most recently she served five years as Regional Director for Northern California, where she produced a number of public events and conferences on the applicability of Shambhala teachings to our work and personal lives. Joanne and her husband Lou have a daughter and currently live in Sonoma CA.

Program Price:
Patron Price: *
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Please register and pay at least 24-hours in advance in order to receive the Zoom link. Note that all registrations must be manually processed and there will be a lag time before receiving the zoom link. 

Contact Questions? Susie Cook:
sonoma [dot] shambhala [at] gmail [dot] com


About Zoom
This program is through the Zoom platform. It is available for computers, smart phones, and tablets. You will need to download the free app on your device before joining the session. Once it is loaded, all you need to do is click the link and follow the prompts to join the session.

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Please join us for this day of practice, reflection, and community. 

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