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

All Ages Game Night and Ice Cream Social

July 20th

Join us on Saturday, July 20th from 4pm to 7pm for games and fun at the center. Please bring your favorite ice cream or topping to share and a side dish or beverage to go along with the pizza provided by the Center. And don't forget your favorite games! Continue »

Black Power Meditation Group

with Justin Miles

July 24th—December 11th

The nature of Blackness is emptiness, humanity, love, wisdom, nurturing and generosity. Continue »

Baltimore Shambhala Movie Night: The Pursuit of Happyness

July 27th

Please join Baltimore Shambhala on Saturday, July 27th at 7:00 pm for a showing of "The Pursuit of Happyness," starring Will Smith. All are welcome and admission is free. Please feel free to bring snacks or non-alcoholic beverages to share. Continue »

Baltimore Shambhala Women's Group

August 3rd

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 »

Changling Rinpoche 2019: The Teachings of Khenpo Gangshar

August 9th—August 11th

Changling Rinpoche & Lama Tamang Numdul will present Teachings on Khenpo Gangshar to Vajrayana students from all communities. Continue »