The Philadelphia Shambhala Meditation Center is part of an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Our center offers daily public meditation, a core curriculum of Buddhist and Shambhala teachings, as well as training in advanced contemplative practices.
We invite you to explore our diverse programs designed to help people of all traditions discover their inherent sanity, gentleness and humor.
Public meditation is offered daily Sunday and Tuesday through Thursday.
Be sure to check our "Programs" page for classes and offerings which may have become available since newsletter publication.
THIRD COMMUNITY VOICE MEETING
Sun March 17th: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
It is my pleasure as Center Director to warmly invite every community member and all friends interested and inspired around the need and process for acquiring new space, to come join us for this full discussion and presentation by our wonderful New Space Committee.
This meeting will include:
1. A look at potential properties (slide show).
2. A report on the community’s aspirations and comments from the recent New Space Survey.
3. How we will get from here to there – the events and fundraising opportunities being considered.
4. Introduction to the “Artful Circle” discussions.
A light and lovely reception will follow.
In the vision of the Great Eastern Sun,
Your voice, inspiration, and ideas will be key to this significant future planning for Philadelphia Shambhala Center. Please come be part of this most important conversation.
January 6th - June 2nd
We are so excited to announce our New DRAGONS Group for 6th grade and up at the Shambhala Center! DRAGONS will meet during Bodhi School on the first Sundays of the month, January through June, 10 am-12 pm.more info
Bodhi School 2013
January 6th - June 2nd
Children and teens explore meditative principles as a way to work with the heart and mind. We explore the idea of basic goodness as a way to instill confidence, bravery and kindness and compassion for ourselves and others.more info
Nyinthun - Extended Meditation Practice
January 20th - October 20th
Please join us for an extended period of practice with your fellow community members. This is a great way to reconnect with old friends, make new ones, and practice with your fellow Shambhalians. One-on-one meditation instruction will be available.more info
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