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.

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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

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Viki Adducci

August 28th—August 29th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Beginners are welcome to this introduction to the Shambhala path. Continue »

Introduction to Meditation

September 5th

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

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky

with Acharya Jeremy Hayward

September 18th—September 20th

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open, clear sky of mind. Continue »

Introduction to Meditation

October 3rd

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

What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality

with Acharya Emily Bower

October 9th—October 11th

The highlight of our fall schedule; a special program open to all. Continue »