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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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Exploring Decorum

The word decorum, particularly within the context of Shambhala culture, has to do with dignity and trust. Early on in one’s engagement with Shambhala there is an encouragement to act and carry oneself, to present oneself, with dignity and integrity. See article

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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!

Awake! Providence

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. Each month, there are presentations and discussions on aspects of Art, Basic Goodness and Meditation. The first Thursday of each month is an introductory Welcome to Shambhala. See The View, the Center’s weekly newsletter, for the complete schedule. You can sign up for the newsletter just to the right.

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