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.

COVID-19 outbreak:  We are now offering some small group gatherings at the center under social distancing guidelines and safety protocols.  We continue to offer classes and discussion groups via zoom.   See a description of these at  Programs and Ongoing Offerings.

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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

Hinayana:The Fourth Noble Truth *via Zoom*

with Ann Tyndall

February 24th—March 31st

This is the 5th in a series of five courses exploring the profundity of the Hinayana teachings of the Buddha. All are welcome. Continue »

Introduction to Meditation

with Paul Libersher

March 6th

Introductory course, open to all. Continue »

Small Group Sitting at the Center

March 14th

“You are sitting on the earth and you realize that this earth deserves you and you deserve this earth. You are there – fully, personally, genuinely.” Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Continue »

Small Group Sitting at the Center

March 21st

“You are sitting on the earth and you realize that this earth deserves you and you deserve this earth. You are there – fully, personally, genuinely.” Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Continue »

Small Group Sitting at the Center

March 28th

“You are sitting on the earth and you realize that this earth deserves you and you deserve this earth. You are there – fully, personally, genuinely.” Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Continue »

Recent News

  • Three Ways of Great Eastern Sun

    The Dharma Study Group discussed Chapter 7 of the Shambhala The Sacred Path of the Warrior on 2/15/2021.   In this post, facilitator Tom McCann gives some personal insight on the text. ———————————————————————— Chapter 7 is most notable for descriptions of the Cocoon. It also includes further information about applications of the Great Eastern Sun (GES).  … Continue