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 (2021)

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 (2021)

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 »

Virtual Monday Night Open House ~ ONLINE

August 3rd—November 30th

Join us ONLINE from your home for sitting practice while we navigate new territory in staying connected through elctronic technology! IMPORTANT: Zoom has enhanced security and now requires a password. Click into the Program Description. Continue »

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

September 3rd—November 28th

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 »

ONLINE - Karmê Chöling's 50th Anniversary Celebration!

September 17th—September 22nd

From September 17th through the 22nd, Karmê Chöling will feature a variety of online events for the whole community. Continue »