Did You Know: New Year is not until February 27?

Shambhala Day 2017: A Cheerful Year of the Firebird:

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Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the New Year according to the Tibetan lunar calendar and is a major observance in Shambhala Buddhism. The day includes many activities, including an address to Shambhala Centers worldwide by the Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Click here to learn more. All are welcome.


Is Building Renovation in the Center’s Future?

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A committee has been formed. Meetings are happening. Learn more here.


Just What Does a Governing Council Do?

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Learn what’s happening behind the scenes at the Shambhala Center by clicking here to read the notes of the past year’s council meetings.



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To Help us Through the Obstacles of Don Season:

Mamo Chants:
Eves., Thurs. Feb. 16-Fri. Feb. 24 at 6:30pm.
(No chants Sat.or Sun. 2/18-19)  Sat. Feb. 25 at noon.

mamo-image-from-tucson-shambhalaYou are invited to the special year-end practice known as
MAMO CHANTS. The 10 days preceding Shambhala Day (February 27) are known as the Dön Season.

Mamo Chants is a special practice we do as a community at this time to re-awaken our personal and communal connection with wakefulness and sacredness. Please join us!


Who Are You? … Really?!

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Who am I? The Basic Goodness of Being Human – with Shastri Debbie Zarate

6 Wednesday evenings, Mar. 8-Apr. 12; 7-9pm.

There are no pre-requisites for this 6-week examination of our conventional view of self  compared to the Buddha’s discovery of no-self, the function of ego and the trap of our habitual patterns. Click here to learn more and to register.



Windhorse Retreat Center

What’s happening at Windhorse:

Windhorse is the only Shambhala retreat center in the Midwest and is just 50 minutes north of Milwaukee. Located in a beautiful glacial area adjacent to the 15,000-acre Kettle Moraine State Forest, it offers an array of programs, solo and group retreats and rental opportunities for outside groups.