Turn Your Thinking Upside Down

Pema Chödrön shows us how, through meditation, the best thing we can do for ourselves—and for the planet—is to turn our whole way of thinking upside down.

This Week at the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York

Here are some ways to nurture your meditation practice at the Shambhala Center of New York this week.

Meditation In the City Podcast New York

Ethan Nichtern: Becoming The Grown-Up in the Room – Podcast 121


Shastri Ethan Nichtern discusses the greater awareness and emotional maturity that results from having a regular meditation practice.

Meditation In the City

David Perrin: Hearing Enlightenment – Podcast 120


Enlightenment is often an esoteric, elusive concept. But in the Shambhala meditation tradition, enlightenment can be a direct, visceral experience. What is the relationship between enlightenment and the senses?

Sakyong Mipham Shambhala NYC

Words of Wisdom from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Happy Birthday to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche! Read the latest message from the leader of the Shambhala global community.

Meditation In the City

Eric Spiegel: Explorations of the Shambhala Teachings – Podcast Episode No. 119


In these uncertain times, the podcast presents this foundational talk by our resident Acharya (senior teacher and community leader) Eric Spiegel about the essential teachings of the Shambhala tradition.

The 2017 Sacred Path Program Schedule

The Shambhala Meditation Center of New York is pleased to present the 2017 calendar for the Sacred Path programs! Register now at the early bird discount.

Uncovering Your Personal Energy Style

The Five Wisdom Energies make up a unique system for understanding personality. Discovering how our energy manifests can reveal enormous insight into our patterns and tendencies. Read on to learn about your energy style.

Meditation In Everyday Life Podcast

Joseph Mauricio: Daring to be Real – Podcast 118


Modern life is so complex. We become easily disconnected from our basic truth, dignity and strength. Reconnecting takes great courage. But daring to be real allows a clean access to life, and the ability to trust the accuracy of our experience.

Meditation In the City Podcast New York

Ethan Nichtern & Eric Schneiderman: Season of Insanity – Showing Up in Chaos – Podcast 117


Shastri Ethan Nichtern and special guest, NY State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, lead a discussion about the intersection of meditation, politics, and activism. How can the compassion cultivated on the meditation cushion help us to transform ourselves, our relationships, and our world?