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.



Mind the Gap: Embracing the Edginess of Our Moment-to-Moment Experience

with Rick Merrill

June 2nd

A day-long workshop focused on Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche's unique teachings on the bardo, highlighting the ever-present gap of open space in our ongoing experience. Continue »

~ Monday Night Open House Talk ~ Rick Merrill

with Rick Merrill

June 4th

Rick will be in Bellingham and giving a Monday Night Open House Talk. Stay tuned for details. Continue »