At the Shambhala Center of Minneapolis, we offer a variety of programs and meditation instruction as well as teachings on Buddhism and the Contemplative Arts in our Northeast Minneapolis location.

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Shambhala vision is rooted in the contemplative teachings of Buddhism, yet is a fresh expression of the spiritual journey for our time.The Shambhala Center of Minneapolis is part of an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and further developed by his son and lineage holder Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.

Visit Shambhala International for more information on these teachings and lineage.

The Main Shrine Room at the Minneapolis Shambhala Center.


New to Shambhala?

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 →

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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

Be Grateful To Everyone: An In Depth Guide to the Practice of Lojong

with Scott Kamilar

September 28th—November 9th

Awakened Wednesdays returns with a new format September 28! Continue »

What Is Your Buddha Family?

with Carl Willard

October 25th—November 1st - Date postponed or cancelled

A short introduction to the wisdom energies - learn more about your type and others Continue »

Introduction to Meditation

November 5th

Free introductory course, open to all. Offered the first Saturday of every month. Continue »

Mudra Space Awareness - Embodied Confidence

with Shastri David Stone

November 11th—November 13th

A powerful mind/body awareness and transformation practice. Offered for the first time in Minneapolis. Continue »

The Road Home - book group

with Steven Anderson

November 16th—December 7th

Group exploration of this extraordinary new book. Continue »