Welcome to the Baltimore Shambhala Center

The Baltimore Shambhala Meditation Center is part of an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Our center offers daily public meditation, a curriculum of Shambhala Buddhist teachings, as well as training in contemplative arts. We invite you to explore our diverse programs designed to help Baltimoreans of all traditions discover their inherent clarity, gentleness and humor.



Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Chris Kreeger

June 24th—June 26th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. This weekend introduce Continue »

Qigong Review

June 26th

9-10 AM Qigong review for levels 1 & 2 10-11 AM Qigong review for level 3 Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Dr. Paul Benson

June 28th

An opportunity to begin a practice or refresh your practice. ALL WELCOME. Bring curious friends and relatives! Chairs and cushions provided. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Edward Hargadon

July 5th

Learn to Meditate

with Shastri Linda Catling

July 12th