“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


 

Shambhala New York is currently in transition without a permanent center, but meditation programs and events are being offered regularly. Visit our Monthly Calendar to view our upcoming programs. Learn more about our transitional home, the Integral Yoga Institute, and the wonderful offerings they provide here.

If you’re a current member of Shambhala New York and wish to meet with an individual meditation instructor, please contact Dan Schriebman, Operations Manager.


 

Featured Programs

Race, Racism & Racial Inequality Group

November 18th

The purpose of these meetings is to create a safe and brave space for honest conversations about race. Held monthly, this gathering is an open forum facilitated by the organizers with prompts for reflection, sharing, and discussion on the issues of race Continue »

Learn to Meditate

November 19th

Led by an experienced instructor, this half-hour basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

Community Sitting

with Dr. David Greenan

November 19th

Community sitting is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting as a way to help deepen our practice as individuals and as a community. For meditators of all experience levels, this community sitting is an opportunity to unplug, relax with o Continue »

Community Gathering with the Interim Governing Council

November 26th

As part of our ongoing goal of fostering connection, we invite you to a community gathering with the Interim Governing Council. Please come and share with us. Continue »

Awakening Mind, Clearing Away the Clouds

with Cynthia Spencer

December 3rd

Join Cynthia Spencer for a one-night class exploring bodhicitta, or awakened mind, the essence of the Mahayana tradition. As we open to greater vision, compassion arising from wisdom becomes the basis for perceiving and engaging with our world. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

December 10th

Led by an experienced instructor, this half-hour basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of the technique. Continue »

 


Meditation in the City: The Dharma Podcast

Recorded between 2011-2018 at our Weekly Dharma Gathering, the Shambhala New York podcast contains hundreds of hours of rich teachings from the Shambhala tradition. Take your seat and immerse yourself in ancient wisdom made accessible and relevant for modern living.

Listen below or click here to access the entire Meditation in the City archives.