Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.  Read more …



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Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

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    Sunday 12/21 Winter Solstice & Children’s Day

    10:15 am – 4:00 pm — Come celebrate the Winter Solstice with the Pittsburgh Shambhala Community!  Begin with our usual Sunday meditation.  Stop in for all or just part of the day as your schedule allows. A schedule of planned activities is included below.  Everyone is welcome – especially families and children. To bring a … Continue 

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    Pittsburgh Shambhala – New Year’s Eve

    Meditation, Fire Ceremony, Potluck, Celebration!  Set your intention for 2015, let go of the old and welcome the new. Join us when you can to be with friends both old and new!  Please register online under Classes and Retreats.  Let us know if you’re bringing children, and/or a dish to share.

Katie Baingbridge

Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →