Shambhala MKE New Tuesday Open House — WEEKLY once again!

Every Tuesday night we offer:

  • 7:00pm:  Free meditation instruction and sitting practice.
  • 7:45pm:   A brief tea social.
  • 8:00pm:  A talk or video/audio presentation and discussion.

Topics are wide ranging and include Buddhist and non-Buddhist presentations. Click here to learn all about it on our new Shambhala MKE website. All are welcome and warmly invited to join us. Donations are always appreciated.

Announcing: The Profound Treasury Book Club, with Alice Gormley

2nd Sunday of each month, Next meeting: July 14 at 11:15am.

Join us in exploring the complete path of Tibetan Buddhism through the published seminary talks of Chögyam Trungpa. We’ll start at the beginning of the Hinayana volume: The Path of Individual Liberation and work through all three volumes month-by-month, a chapter at a time. Join us for study, discussion and refreshments. You can purchase volume 1 on Amazon. Learn more.


Featured Programs

Walk Like a Buddha! - The Eightfold Path

with Dr. Rebecca McAllister

July 11th—August 8th

2600 years ago, the Buddha gave a map on how to walk the talk of a mindful, compassionate, ethical person. What does the journey on that path look like for you? What makes these teachings unique to Buddhism? Universal to all religions? Not a religion Continue »

Cultivating Embodied Living

with Shastri Marita McLaughlin

July 20th

Wisdom traditions of guided exercises, contemplations, movement, trauma-informed neuroscience and Shambhala Buddhist teachings will support our journey toward experiencing the body-mind as whole rather than separate. By exploring the natural intelligence Continue »

Tuesday Open House: A video talk by his Holiness the 17th Karmapa

July 23rd

His Holiness the Karmapa talks about how he was discovered to be the reincarnation of a revered figure in Tibetan Buddhism. In telling his story, he urges us to work on not just technology and design, but the technology and design of the heart. Continue »

Yoga for Kids

with Ann Wegner LeFort

July 28th

For the kids: mindful body movement, strength-building, and emotional regulation techniques. For the grown-ups: connection with other parents interested in practicing mindfulness in their daily family life. Continue »

Contentment In Everyday Life: I'm Good Just as I am!

with Jessica Bizub & Shastri Deborah Zarate

August 7th—September 4th

All are welcome as we focus on the fundamentals of meditation, mindfulness and Buddhist teachings and their application to bring contentment into our everyday lives.  Cultivating contentment means that difficult emotions and the life's challenges can be m Continue »

Learn to Meditate: Overcoming the Obstacle of Shame

with Dr. Rebecca McAllister

August 10th

Is shame an obstacle in your life? We will look at the role the obstacle of shame has in our lives and spiritual journey. Join us in exploring this emotion and our personal journey to transcend shame and reach joy. Continue »

Staff Training

August 24th

Those who are brand new to staffing are welcome. This training will prepare you to staff an open position or help with programming, if you're interested, plus you'll get to learn all about the shrine and other things you might be wondering about. Those al Continue »

Milwaukee Shambhala: 40 Years of Teaching and Practicing Meditation.

The Milwaukee Shambhala Center, founded in 1979, is part of an international community of meditation centers founded by the Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Learn about Shambhala.