“In meditation we are constantly discovering who and what we are.”  – Chögyam Trungpa

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 Buddhist tradition. Come and sit with us.

Featured Programs

Shambhala Meditation with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

with Joseph Mauricio

July 29th—July 30th

Join in an immersive exploration of basic goodness through recordings of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Acharya Noel McClellan and Acharya Eve Rosenthal's weekend, Proclaiming Basic Goodness. Continue »

Urban Retreat: Seven Days of Mindfulness Meditation

with Acharya Daniel Hessey

August 18th—August 25th

Acharya Daniel Hessey leads our renowned week-long meditation retreat designed to give people of all backgrounds a break from our habitual speed and routine and open us to the depth and richness of the present moment. Continue »

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