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Letter from the Transition Team

Like many of us through recent months of winter and this extended pandemic, Pittsburgh Shambhala Meditation Center has been in a bit of a hibernation. But like all hibernating creatures, our vital signs and systems are still present, if only more subdued. Read more …


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  • A Fresh Lunar New Year

    Greetings in this Tibetan New Year (Losar), 2021! February 12th marked the beginning of the lunar new year: The Year of the Iron Ox. The Ox symbolizes honesty, responsibility, tenacity and quiet strength — as well as gentleness. The element of Iron is characterized by integrity, justice and clarity.  As we rest in the stillness … Continue 

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 →