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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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    ***Vesak Day in Pittsburgh Welcomes All, Including Families & Children

    On APRIL 30th – 3-5 pm. Vesak is a celebration of the birth, enlightenment and parinirvana of Buddha. The entire Buddhist community in Pittsburgh will celebrate at the Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church, with prayers, chants, Dharma teachings and practices from many of the local Buddhist sanghas, and a special children’s activity at the Children’s Museum from … Continue 

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    Bonsai Workshop and Demonstration with Felipe Palomo

    May 6th – 10am-1pm – Please join us for a special step-by-step demonstration and hands-on Bonsai teaching with Felipe Palomo, a Bonsai practitioner and member of the Pittsburgh Bonsai Society. Suggested donation $50. For more information and to register: https://pittsburgh.shambhala.org/program-details/?id=309694

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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 →