“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


Welcome to the New York City Shambhala Center

Shambhala Meditation Center of NY offers programs and community events both online and in-person. Please check our calendar or listings for upcoming program information, and subscribe to our newsletter for weekly updates on upcoming programs.
The location for in-person programs is provided on each event page. See our Contact Us page for more information about locations and contact information.

 

Featured Programs

Training for Meditation Instructors: Weekend One (Online)

with Dale Asrael & Gaylon Ferguson

April 13th—April 14th

This is a part of a series of three weekend trainings on giving meditation instruction. You do not need to attend all three weekends. Weekend one is open to all, no prerequisites required. Continue »

First Thought, Best Thought: A Poetry Workshop + Community Meditation (In-Person)

with Rachel Faro

April 14th

Open to meditators of all experience levels, community meditations offer us a chance to practice and study together, meet and connect with other members of our community and refresh our sense of well-being, goodness, and sanity. Continue »

Contentment In Everyday Life (In Person)

with Rachel Faro & Robert Stevens

April 20th—May 18th

This course is a training in mindfulness and appreciation. By opening to our natural state of being, we begin to feel a simple worthiness that makes life less forced and more enjoyable. Continue »

Training for Meditation Instructors: Weekend Two (Online)

with Erika Berland

May 4th—May 5th

This is part of a series of three weekend trainings on giving meditation instruction. You do not need to attend all three weekends. Weekend two is open to all, no prerequisites required. Continue »

Drala: The Sacred Path Series (Hybrid)

May 25th—May 26th

Through exploring the depth of perception, one engages the elemental and magical strength inherent in the world. The principle of drala refers to the sacred energy and power that exists when we step beyond aggression. Continue »