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. 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

Monday Open House (Online)

with Jennifer Parde

May 10th

Please join us for Open House, a time and space to come together as a community and share each other's wisdom and companionship. This week, Jennifer Parde will be speaking on "Drawing from the Well: Tapping Into Your Inner Source of Wisdom and Creativity" Continue »

Monday Open House (Online)

with Alex Welna

May 17th

Please join us for Open House, a time and space to come together as a community and share each other's wisdom and companionship. This week, Alex Welna will be speaking on "A Human Pace." Continue »

Monday Open House (Online)

with Edward Hargadon

May 24th

Please join us for Open House, a time and space to come together as a community and share each other's wisdom and companionship. Our speaker this week will be Ed Hargadon. Continue »

Deepening in Compassion: Maitri and The Four Immeasurables (Online)

June 8th—July 13th

The first in a four-course series exploring the Shambhala Mahayana teachings, this course offers an in-depth exploration of The Four Limitless Ones, as well as instruction in the practice of tonglen. This class is free of charge & is open to everyone. Continue »