“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

Harvest Benefête

September 23rd

Join us for our Harvest Benefête! Featuring a jazz trio, DJ & dancing, & the live finale of our harvest auction. Small bites & cash bar all night. All proceeds benefit Shambhala New York. Continue »

Real Love

with Sharon Salzberg & Shastri Ethan Nichtern

September 29th—October 1st

In this weekend retreat, Sharon and Ethan will guide us through the process of seeing through layers of habit - whether rooted in fear, self-condemnation or other mental conditioning - to find a truer meaning of love. Continue »

Members' Practice Event with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

November 5th

Join us for a special day of practice with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Open to members of Shambhala New York. Continue »

Shambhala Teacher Training

with Acharya Daniel Hessey, Shastri Ethan Nichtern, Shastri Elizabeth Reid, Shastri Sheila Bascetta

November 16th—November 19th

The Shambhala Meditation Center of New York hosts Shambhala Teacher Training, a 3-day retreat that includes three separate learning tracks as well as shared teachings among all levels of participants. Continue »

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