Special Announcement: Due to the winter storm warning last weekend, the community meeting scheduled for January 7, 2017 has been rescheduled for Sunday, January 15 at 12:45 PM. We hope to see you there. Thank you.
The Shambhala Meditation Center in New Haven is part of an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Our center offers ongoing training in meditation and study of Buddhist and Shambhala teachings, as well as training in advanced contemplative practices. We invite you to explore our diverse programs designed to help people of all traditions discover their inherent sanity, gentleness and humor.
As part of Shambhala International, the Shambhala Meditation Center in New Haven offers practice and study in the lineage of Shambhala Buddhism, unique in the world of Western Buddhism. This lineage combines the teachings of the Kagyü and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism and the Shambhala view of living an uplifted life, fully engaged with the world.
Our center offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome. Visit our monthly calendar for a full listing of programs.