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  • Bearing the Unbearable – Sunday 6/25, 6:00-8:00 pm

    Dr. Joanne Cacciatore will visit the Pittsburgh Shambhala Meditation Center as part of a tour promoting her new book: Bearing the Unbearable: Love, Loss, and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief.  Dr. Cacciatore will talk about grieving, weaving in experiences from her life and passages from her book. More info and to register: https://pittsburgh.shambhala.org/program-details/?id=311493

  • Announcing Our New Home and Capital Campaign!

    We are delighted to announce the location of what will be our new home – 4805 Penn Avenue, in the Garfield/Bloomfield area of Pittsburgh!  We are also very excited to announce our Capital Campaign to support the move.  Please support Pittsburgh Shambhala Meditation Center as we prepare to move to our new home.  More information … 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 →