Learn to meditate and naturally grow your confidence, mindful awareness, and compassion. We invite you to explore our programs designed to help people of all traditions discover their inherent sanity, gentleness and humor.
At the Shambhala Meditation Center of Providence we offer a wide variety of classes and retreats in introductory meditation, Shambhala Buddhism, and Contemplative Arts. We hope to see you at one of our weekly programs!
Ultimately, both the mind and the body are something we should cherish. The body is the magical horse, and the mind is the magical jewel. ~ Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
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Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community.
Learn to Meditate
Free Meditation instruction is offered during our weekly group meditation sessions: Sundays 10am to noon and Wednesdays 5:30pm to 6:45pm. Everyone is welcome!
Join us every Thursday evening from 6-7pm for Awake! Providence. These drop-in programs are a medley of tasty refreshments, interesting conversation and a short meditation. Everyone is invited from first-time visitors to frequent guests. In any given month, there are presentations and discussions on many aspects of Art, Basic Goodness and Meditation. The first Thursday of each month is an Open House. See The View, the Providence Center’s weekly newsletter, for the complete schedule. You can sign up for the newsletter just to the right.