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New to Meditation or Shambhala?
Join us for a free Open House—Learn to meditate, connect with community, develop mindful-awareness, & compassion. Meditation instruction is available.  We offer tools to help discover greater compassion, confidence, wisdom and joy in our day-to-day life.  You can click here for information on how to Get Started.

The Shambhala teachings offer a path to explore the depth of our being and for transforming our world.

We are family friendly and offer free child care for children 4-12 years old every Sunday morning, 10:00-12:00, so parents can attend our Open House.


Featured Programs

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)- Saturday Mornings

with Dr. Norma Harris

July 2nd—August 27th

MBSR is a program designed by Jon Kabat-Zinn of U Mass upon which much research has been conducted. Mindfulness practices reduce stress and enhance quality of life. For new students and those who want to reestablish a regular practice. Continue »

Bearing Witness - a Talk on Compassion Practice

with Julie Hliboki

July 8th

The author/artist will talk about her work and have books for sale to benefit the Shambhala Center. Continue »

Learn To Meditate

with Donna Kingsman

July 9th

This 3-hour class, will help you start and establish a mindfulness-awareness meditation practice. Continue »

Recent News

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    Jampa Pawo: Final Letters and A Journal Entry

    From the Journal of Jampa Pawo This is an excerpt from a journal entry Jampa Pawo wrote in 2005, long before he had found Buddhism. To me it speaks of the kind of person he already was when he began to study the dharma. This passage was read at Jampa’s Shing Kam ceremony by his … Continue 

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    Bull’s Eye- Jampa Pawo

    Attached (above) is a calligraphy by Chogyam Trumpa Rinpoche and Kanjuro Shibata XX, it says in Tibetan and Japanese: Kamikaze or “Spirit Wind”, from Grace DiNapoli, SEIKO KYUDOJO   Bull’s Eye: An Arrow Piercing the Heart of Yama (lord of death) Listen, brave warrior of Shambhala. In your battle against the delusions, Raise the longbow … Continue 

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    Annual Member’s Meeting- Sunday, April 24th

    We Invite Your Participation. We have been sending weekly emails to let everyone know what is happening at our center (more than you may think), and to invite you to become involved. These emails are leading up to our Annual Members Meeting which will take place on Sunday, April 24th at 11:30am. Shambhala: A Mandala … Continue