“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 the COVID-19 pandemic, all Shambhala NYC gatherings will be via Zoom until further notice.

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.

Job Opening for Operations Coordinator

We are in need of an Operations Coordinator here in New York. A job description and instructions for applying for the position are here.


Featured Programs

Dharma Gathering: We Are All Characters (Online)

with Lanny Harrison

June 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 »

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World (Online)

with Vegan Aharonian & Filomena Leonardi

June 11th—June 13th

Having learned not to turn away from fear, we can extend this insight into everyday life situations. We learn that we can apply our practice to whatever arises, developing more confidence in all aspects of our life. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life (Online)

with Shastri Elizabeth Reid

July 8th—August 5th

In this course, we discover how the teachings on compassion can become inspiration for helping others and being of benefit in our everyday life. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart (Online)

August 20th—August 22nd

Explore a meditation practice that teaches us to apply the mind of meditation to the challenges of everyday life. In this pivotal program, we'll allow ourselves to be vulnerable without closing down. Continue »

Fearlessness In Everyday Life (Online)

September 9th—October 7th

This course presents practical tools for understanding and transforming fear, and shares the view that fear can serve as an opportunity to develop unconditional confidence. Continue »