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

Friday and Saturday Evenings

Meditation: 7-8 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.



Shambhala Sadhana ~ A monthly chanting practice ~ Open to al

February 9th—February 28th

The Shambhala Sadhana is recited regularly – on the Sunday nearest the full moon – as a potent means to foster experiences of basic goodness, personally and societally. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra ~ A monthly chanting practice ~ Open to all

February 23rd—February 7th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is recited regularly – on the Sunday nearest the new moon – as a potent means of overcoming obstacles in one's life and practice. Continue »

An Introduction to the Shambhala Lineage, Part 2

with Walker Blaine

December 3rd—February 18th

Part 2 of Introduction to the Shambhala Lineage with Walker Blaine. A regional online offering through the Vancouver Shambhala Center. Continue »

Special Guided Meditations for the New Year ~ ONLINE

with Tonya Pepper

January 7th—January 28th

Special opportunity to jump start your meditation practice for the New Year! Join us on Zoom for the four Thursdays in January from 6:30pm-7:00pm followed by Robin's Thursday evening open sitting practice. Continue »

Virtual Evening Meditation ~ ONLINE ~ Thursday, Friday & Saturday Nights

January 21st—April 17th

ONLINE Sitting Meditation on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights while we are closed during Covid social distancing advisories. Robin Rieck will host via Zoom from the Center shrine room. Click for connection information. Continue »