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The vision of Shambhala begins with the understanding that all humans, at the very ground of their being have basic goodness and wisdom...more

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Chogyam TrungpaSakyong Mipham


This public weekly event introduces beginning meditators to a diverse meditation topics in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. Taught by experienced meditation instructors. Come early to meditate and join us for tea before class begins. Free.

Weekly Meditation
Tuesday 7-7:45pm
Wednesday 7-8pm
Saturday Cafe 9-10:30am
Sunday 9-11am

Meditation Instruction
Tuesday 7pm
Saturday 9am
Sunday 9am

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Shambhala Milwaukee Meditation Hall

The Shambhala Meditation Center of Milwaukee is part of an international community of over 200 meditation centers worldwide. Shambhala has been teaching meditation in the West for over 40 years.

2344 N. Oakland Avenue
Milwaukee 53211
(414) 277-8020

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shambhalamke@gmail.com

Those of us who want to be of benefit and make the most of our lives are faced with a difficult choice: Should we pursue an inner path of deep realization, or should we act outwardly to bring about change in a world desperately in need? The answer, according to the teachings Sakyong Mipham received from his famous father, Chogyam Trungpa, is very simple: We have to do both. Read more & register.

Extraordinary Perception with Acharya Richard John, Shambhala Milwaukee

This weekend practice intensive will introduce a powerful new text by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. This text will be given at Sacred World Assembly from now on, and it will be the main text for the Shambhala Ritual Academy. This program will include talks by Acharya John, a lung and presentation of the text, and formless meditation practice using pith instructions drawn from mahamudra texts and Shambhala Dzokchen by the Sakyong. . Register & details here.

Milwaukee Shambhala Leadership Transition   A transition of leadership for the Shambhala Meditation Center of Milwaukee is currently underway in response to the upcoming retirements of our Center Director and Director of Practice and Education. A Leadership Transition page has been established to provide information about the ongoing search for new directors as well as about what leadership and governance in Shambhala are. To view the search announcements and governance updates, click here.

 

Weekly meditation instruction.
At the Shambhala Center, we welcome everyone to learn to meditate. People from all walks of life and religious background join us to meditate weekly. Our qualified meditation instructors are available every Tuesday at 7pm, Saturday and Sunday at 9am. These public meditation is free of charge but your donation is greatly appreciated. Learn more about meditation.

     

 

 

 

 
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Upcoming Programs:

THE SHAMBHALA PRINCIPLE
April 30th
Those of us who want to be of benefit and make the most of our lives are faced with a difficult choice: Should we pursue an inner path of deep realization, or should we act outwardly to bring about change in a world desperately in need?
more info

Leadership & Warriorship: An Evening with Acharya Richard John
May 1st
Gather with your community and Acharya Richard John, to contemplate and celebrate leadership and warriorship.
more info

Extraordinary Perception: The Practice of Sacred World
May 2nd - May 4th
This weekend practice intensive will introduce a powerful new text by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. This text will be given at Sacred World Assembly from now on, and it will be the main text for the Shambhala Ritual Academy
more info

Buddhist Refuge & Bodhisattva Vows
May 5th
Taking a Buddhist Refuge and Bodhisattva vow is a formal acknowledgement of one's commitment to the path of self liberation and societal liberation.
more info

Joy in Everyday Life
May 7th - June 4th
Pre-requisite: Contentment in Everyday Life Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings on intelligent compassion towards others, we begin to discover the joy of discipline, health and bravery.
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