“Meditation practice begins by sitting down and assuming your seat cross-legged on the ground.  You begin to feel that by simply being on the spot, your life can become workable and even wonderful.”  

– Chögyam Trungpa, Founder of the Shambhala Tradition


 

Community Update on COVID-19

Due to continuing uncertainty around COVID, all Shambhala NYC gatherings will remain on Zoom for now. Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for weekly updates on upcoming programs

We look forward to finding new ways to connect with all of you outside of the formal meditation hall. Please stay safe and healthy, and feel free to reach out to us at [email protected]. And be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for weekly updates on upcoming virtual meditation sessions.


 

Featured Programs

Dharma Gathering: Welcome a Fresh Start with the Chinese New Year

with Anjie Cho

January 25th

This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting and to learn how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life (Online)

with Shastri Elizabeth Reid & Naoko Kojima

February 3rd—March 3rd

This introductory course combines technique and teaching in a supportive, communal setting to provide you with everything you need to build a healthy, strong meditation practice. Continue »

Dharma Gathering: How Does Meditation Influence Restorative Practices?

with Tune Faulkner

February 8th

This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting and to learn how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life. Continue »

Community Half-Nyinthun Meditation Retreat (online)

with L Kathy Herre

February 12th

A nyinthun is a day-long meditation session: nyin is Tibetan for “day”, and thun means “session” of formal meditation. For meditators of all experience levels, this community half-nyinthun is an opportunity to take a half day to relax with ourselves. Continue »

SMCNY Park Walk — Central Park North Woods

February 12th

Join us Saturday, February 12th at 11AM for a Park Walk in Central Park North Woods, led by Bryan Wade. Continue »