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SMCNH Shrine Room

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.

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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 →

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 →

Featured Programs

What Mindfulness Is and Is Not

with Michael Kern

November 20th

Mindfulness means the ability to keep something in mind. It is not a self-improvement project. Continue »

Finding Our Path Always Beginning

with Patrick McGlamery

November 27th

Finding Our Path Always Beginning with Patrick McGlamery Continue »

The Explanation of the Aspiration of Shambhala Chant

with Tai Pimputkar

December 4th

“In this unbound space of nowness, the six realms are but a refraction of the infinite conceivable dimensions….” What does it mean? How does it relate to one's practice? Continue »

No Holidays

with Frank Ryan

December 11th

No Holidays Continue »

Meek & Perky Weekend

with Susan Ryan & Frank Ryan

December 13th—December 15th

The Four Dignities are a path through which warriors develop insight and strength. This weekend will focus on the dignities of Tiger and Lion (Meek and Perky). Continue »