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. We are located in Northeast Minneapolis.

COVID-19 outbreak:  We offer some small group gatherings, including Sunday sitting with meditation instruction, at our Center under social distancing guidelines and safety protocols. Registration is requested for Sunday sitting at this time. We continue to offer other classes and discussion groups via Zoom.

To see program details and to register, see Programs and Ongoing Offerings and our monthly calendar.

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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.

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

The Main Shrine Room at the Minneapolis Shambhala Center.

 

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Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community.

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

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April 19th

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April 20th

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April 21st

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April 22nd

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April 23rd

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Recent News

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    In this post, facilitator Tom McCann gives some personal insight into Renunciation, Discipline and Letting Go in Chapters 8, 9 and 10 of Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior by Chögyam Trunpa Rinpoche.  The Dharma Study Group weekly one-hour discussions of the book will resume in October of 2021. —————————————-   In Chapter 8, … Continue