Open Enrollment

Shambhala Center of Madison

Sadhana of Mahamudra - In Person Only - Friday, June 21 at 6:00 PM

with Lora Wiggins

April 24th—July 21st

Next practice session is Friday, June 21 at 6:00 PM at the Madison Shambhala Center. This Session will include a feast. Continue »

Shambhala Chicago

In-person Tuesday Lunchtime Meditation

June 4th—August 6th

Join us on your lunch break in the West Loop to meditate on Tuesdays Continue »

Shambhala Chicago

Tuesday Evening Meditation ONLINE

with Barbara Wolkowitz & Ann Shillinglaw

June 4th—August 6th

Looking for a virtual meditation group where you can drop in when you like or attend regularly and get to know other meditators? Instruction in meditation and mindfulness skills. Continue »

Shambhala Chicago

Sunday Morning Meditation and Discussion In Person

June 9th—August 4th

We welcome all to join us for Sunday meditation practice and dharma discussion! Come when you can, stay for the whole morning, or leave when you need to. Doors open at 9:30 am. Continue »

Shambhala Chicago

Sunday Morning Meditation and Discussion ONLINE

with Alice Dan

June 9th—August 4th

Weekly group meditation (sitting and walking) with guided instruction; Dharma reading and discussion. Continue »

Shambhala Chicago

Heart of Recovery®

June 9th—August 4th

The Heart of Recovery® is a group meeting at the Shambhala Center focused on sharing support while bringing together contemplative practice and a commitment to sobriety. Continue »

Shambhala Chicago

Queer Dharma

June 9th—August 4th

Queer Dharma is a weekly meditation group where LGBTQIA+ people can form a non-judgmental community while deepening our meditation practices based on openness, curiosity, and gentleness. Continue »

Shambhala Chicago

In Person Tuesday Evening Meditation in West Loop

with Stephen Burns & Barbara Wolkowitz & Peter McLaughlin & Ted Ballou

June 11th—August 6th

Join us for meditation in person at the Chicago Shambhala Center. Newcomers welcome and instruction given. Continue »

Shambhala Chicago

CONFIDENCE: Holding Your Seat Through Life’s Eight Worldly Winds (Hybrid)

with Ethan Nichtern

June 27th

At this inspiring event based on his new book, author Ethan Nichtern will use the Buddhist concept of the Eight Worldly Winds to share how to find the confidence to navigate life’s challenges within our culture of polarization and constant change. Continue »

Shambhala Chicago

Collective Liberation Online Discussion Group

July 6th—September 7th

It's time for a genuine quest for Collective Liberation. This is not a class but a participatory exploration of our own identities and how we veer away from what really is - our own and others' Basic Goodness. Continue »

Shambhala Chicago

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Barbara Wolkowitz

August 24th—August 25th

This program captures the heart of Shambhala—the view that human beings are fundamentally good and awake and that this capacity can be cultivated and strengthened through meditation, reflection and personal conduct. Continue »