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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    Thursday 12/3 – We-PEACE for Educators

    The holiday season is often a time when we wish for more peace in our world. What does it mean to promote peace as educators?  This month we’ll explore peace-making in all areas of our lives.  7:00-8:30 p.m., more information at http://pittsburgh.shambhala.org/program-details/?id=235683

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    Saturday 12/5 – Nyinthun, Day of Mindfulness

    There’s nothing like spending a few hours sitting and walking to experience one’s mind and “make friends with yourself.” Meditation practice deepens by doing it.  You are welcome to come for the whole day or part of the day.  More information at http://pittsburgh.shambhala.org/program-details/?id=247788

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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 →