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

Making Friends with Yourself: An Online Course with Pema Chödrön

July 17th—August 21st

Please join in community for this online course with Pema Chödrön, "Making Friends with Yourself." This course is offered free of charge. Continue »

The Basic Goodness of Conflict: A Mindful Exploration of Conflict Transformation

with Geoff Cox

August 3rd—August 5th

To say that human beings are fundamentally good at their core as an abstract idea is a powerful proclamation, but to experience the depth of that truth even in the midst of seemingly intractable conflict is another thing entirely. Continue »