Open Public Meditation Hours

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.

Open Public Sitting Hours

Monday Evenings

First time instruction: 7:00 pm (in smaller Shrine Room-Zijiling )

Meditation: 7-7:45 pm (in Main Shrine Room)

Tea: 7:45-8 pm

Open house talk and/or discussion (if listed): 8-9pm

Tuesday and Thursday Mornings

Meditation: 7-8 am

 Thursday Evenings

Meditation: 6-7 pm

Classes (when offered): 7-9 pm

Find how to get to our Shambhala Center:

We’re located directly across from Haggens grocery story on Meridian St., on the 2nd floor.



Monday Night Talk/Conversation ~ BETTER ANGELS with Zen Priest Edie Norton

January 21st

Zen priest Edie Norton will give a presentation on the new community trainings offered by Better Angels, the bipartisan citizen's movement to unify our divided nation. Continue »

Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos ~ End of the Lunar Year Chanting Practice

January 25th—February 3rd

A traditional Tibetan Buddhist practice, done on the last ten evenings of the end of the Lunar year. Continue »

~ Neutral Day

February 4th

Cleaning and Uplifting the Center for the New Year! Continue »

~ CELEBRATION OF SHAMBHALA DAY 2019 ~ Year of the Earth Boar-Pig

February 10th

We will celebrate Shambhala Day (first day of the Lunar New Year) on Sunday, February 10th. Save the date and stay tuned for details! Continue »

~ MILAREPA DAY ~ Vajra Songs of the Kagyu Gurus ~ All-day Chanting Practice

February 18th

From humble beginnings in Tibet, Milarepa set out to purify his bad karma. This full day of practice includes reading these songs of realization of the Kagyu lineage teachers. In chanting them, we attune our minds to theirs, invoking the inspiration of th Continue »