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.

Upcoming Programs

Shambhala Meditation Weekthün

with Chris Kreeger & Jennifer Yarbro

December 26th—January 1st (2019)

Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group

January 5th (2019)

All women are welcome to join the Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group for our monthly gathering! Light breakfast & socializing starts at 9am; participant-led program is 10-11:30 am. Continue »

Family Day and Bodhi School

January 6th (2019)

Our theme for 2018-2019 is "Kindness, Community, and the Wisdom of the Elements." Join us for FAMILY DAY AND BODHI SCHOOL each month for children from Age 2 years to High School, "Parenting as a Path" discussion group, and potluck lunch. Continue »

Traditional Chinese Qigong: Levels 1 & 2

with Acharya Suzann Duquette

January 12th—January 13th (2019)

Qigong is an ancient Chinese art of health and healing that increases flexibility, stimulates the circulation of energy in our body, and enhances mental clarity. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend I: Feel Human Again

with Dr. Shante Smalls

January 18th—January 20th (2019)

Shambhala Training is a sequence of programs suitable for anyone interested in exploring meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and our world. Continue »