“True happiness is always available to us, but first we have to create the environment for it to flourish.”
— Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche 

The Shambhala Meditation Center of Milwaukee provides opportunities to learn how to meditate and live more mindfully. We also offer classes and programs for those who want to deepen their practice and study on the Shambhala Buddhist path. Finally, we’re here as a gathering place for all who aspire to a good human society; so that together we can make the vision of a sane and kind world … Enlightened Society, a reality in Milwaukee and beyond.


Come to Shambhala Day — for a fresh start; Tuesday, February 9; ringing in at 7:30am

yrFireMonkeyShambhala Day is the celebration of the new year according to the Tibetan lunar calendar. It is a day full of ritual, pot luck dining, practice and celebration. It also includes a live international address by the Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn more here and plan to join the Shambhala community in welcoming in the new Year of the Fire Monkey.

Shambhala Day Party – on Saturday, February 13, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Shambhala Day party with potluck food, drink and festivity. Put on your finest and join the celebration.




Shambhala Training Level I – The Art of Being Human

level1_altWith Shastri Debbie Zarate

Friday, Feb. 19, 7-9pm – Saturday, Feb. 20, 9am-6pm

Program price $110/patron $130 (Generosity policy applicable)

This course is the weekend companion to Meditation in Everyday Life. It is the first of the five weekend workshops in Shambhala Training called The Heart of Warriorship, that include meditation training and practice, talks by senior instructors, personal interviews and group discussions.

Shambhala Training Levels I-V provide a strong foundation in mindfulness-awareness meditation practice, emphasizing the development of genuineness, confidence, humor, and dignity within the complexity of daily life. Completion of Levels I-V can be viewed as a complete path or can serve as the foundation for deeper practice and study of the Shambhala dharma. Click here for more information or to register.