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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. The community magazine, Shambhala Times, website is full of great articles.

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Finishing One Year, Starting Anew

Practices for the two weeks leading up to Shambhala Day, reflecting on the passage of time and laying a good foundation for the coming year

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See our Monthly Calendar, above, for schedule of our End of Year Ritual – Mamo Chants.

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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! The second Sunday of each month is Heart Sunday.

AWAKE! Providence

AWAKE! Providence is a weekly gathering to experience the joy and goodness of community.
Each Thursday evening at 6pm, noted community leaders, performance artists and Shambhala Buddhist teachers present interesting, inspiring, and even provocative presentations  Discussion and dialog then flow into a festive reception. We heartily welcome contributions of favorite party foods.
Specific listings of Awake! programs and events appear in the weekly newsletter, The View. Sign up for this weekly communication to the right and below.

View our Monthly Calendar of Classes and Retreats

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