Guided Meditation Library: Checking In

In this week’s guided meditation, David Perrin leads us in the practice of checking in with yourself.

Guided Meditation Library: Compassion Practice

In this week’s guided meditation, Joseph Mauricio leads us in the practice of compassion meditation.

True Listening

The receptive state of listening is a kind of auditory meditation, says Sakyong Mipham. It is an important way to gain wisdom and insight. But it’s not always easy.

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 the week of October 17th, 2016.

How Meditation Creates Real Change

Meditation practice softens the walls around your heart and allows your compassion to flow. Like the many past participants of Contentment in Everyday life have found, it can inspire you to do great things that will positively effect society.

Meditation: Finding Contentment in Everyday Life

While discernment and gentleness are important, the heart of meditation practice is learning to be content with what is going on right now.

Pema Chodrom Shambhala NYC

Is Contentment the Secret to Happiness?

In a recent interview, Pema Chödrön was asked, “What is happiness?” Her response is the inspiration we need to return to the moment.

Meditation In the City Podcast

Establishing a Sustainable Meditation Practice – Podcast Episode No. 64

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Susan Piver, bestselling author and Shambhala meditation teacher, offers suggestions and leads a discussion around making meditation practice more sustainable. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. Or listen to us on Stitcher. Establish sustainable friendships by telling them all about the podcast! Susan Piver is … Continue 

Meditation In the City

Crying To The Sky – Podcast Episode No. 36

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Joe Mauricio turns the tables again. Can avoiding unhappiness actually cause our unhappiness? What would it mean to open up our heart and our mind to the entirety of our lives? To cry out to a greater world? Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes … Continue 

Meditation In Everyday Life Podcast

Engaged Buddhism – Podcast Episode No. 35

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Lodro Rinzler discusses “Engaged Buddhism”. What does it mean to be truly engaged? To join meditation practice with the aspiration for a better world? Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. Or listen to us on Stitcher Engage your friends by telling them about the podcast! Lodro … Continue