The Milwaukee Shambhala Center is part of a global community which aspires to awaken kindness, goodness and wisdom within society. This vision is rooted in the principle that every human being is innately worthy and complete.

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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.  All are welcome and warmly invited to join us. Donations are always appreciated.
Click here to learn all about it on our new Shambhala MKE website.

Featured Programs

When I Don't Wanna Move - An Open House Talk with Tavita Martinez

September 17th

Join us as we discuss and explore reasons why our body seems to betray us when we don’t wanna deal with exercise or working out. What’s an alternative? Using somatic techniques to restore mindfulness to our body. Continue »

Harvest of Peace 2019

September 21st

Our fall community celebration! All are welcome to attend! Continue »

Stepping Into Radical Responsibility

with Alan Anderson

October 5th—November 16th

View Acharya and author Fleet Maull videos and discuss his new book on turning your meditation practice into a life-changing force. Continue »

Community Meeting

October 6th

The Governance Council invites you to attend this community meeting. All community members are welcome to attend. Continue »

Nagarjuna's Letter to a Friend

with Grace Jessen

October 10th—November 7th

In this class we will be studying Nagarjuna's Letter to a Friend. Nagarjuna's Letter to a Friend is a fundamental Mahayana text. Nagarjuna answers a king who wanted to know how to live a dharmic life with all his responsibilities, but it is also addressed Continue »

Shambhala Guide Training

with Shastri Marita McLaughlin & Shastri Deborah Zarate

November 7th—November 11th

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.