“In meditation we are constantly discovering who and what we are.”  – Chögyam Trungpa, Founder of the Shambhala Tradition

For over 40 years, the Shambhala Meditation Center has offered New Yorkers the opportunity to work with their minds and hearts through meditation. Our mission is to inspire an awake and compassionate society through personal and collective transformation. 

We offer public meditation classes, mindfulness training workshops, and a wide range of teachings from the Shambhala tradition. Come sit with us.

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Key Dates and Deadlines for those planning their 2018 Retreat Schedule:

Teaching Mindfulness: A 200-Hour Certification
Application Deadline Extended: Friday, February 23rd

Enlightened Society Assembly:

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 25th

Featured Programs

Shambhala Training: The Complete Path

with Shastri Ethan Nichtern, Acharya Eric Spiegel, David Perrin, Dr. Shante Smalls

March 1st—December 16th

Shambhala Training is a structured path of mindfulness meditation and emotional intelligence education. Experience this comprehensive curriculum with all six retreat weekends and all five evening courses. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend I: Feel Human Again

with Dr. Shante Smalls

March 2nd—March 4th

This urban retreat will introduce and deepen instruction on basic mindfulness meditation practice, and help new and experienced meditators alike incorporate practice into their daily lives. Continue »

Teaching Mindfulness - A 200-Hour Certification Program

with Shastri Ethan Nichtern, David Perrin, Dr. Shante Smalls

March 23rd—October 28th

Through this 200-Hour Teaching Mindfulness certification program, learn to become a mindfulness instructor in your own life. Continue »

The Shambhala NYC Podcast