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Inaugural Meeting: LGBTQI and Ally Group

November 29th

Inaugural meeting of the LGBTQI and Ally Group will be held Thursday, November 29, from 6:30-7:30pm. The group plans to meditate together and discuss how the dharma has impacted their lives. Please join us for this first meeting, where we’ll explore peopl Continue »

Learn to Eat Mindfully

with Shastri Deborah Zarate

December 1st

Most everyone has had the experience of roaming the kitchen, opening the refrigerator and cupboards, looking for something to eat, something to satisfy... and then just standing in front of the counter wolfing it down. This rarely brings a sense of satisf Continue »

Exploring the Sadhana of Mahamudra

with Shastri Deborah Zarate

December 7th—December 9th

In this Buddhist program we will delve into teachings of The Sadhana of Mahamudra. We will get a feeling for the structure of the sadhana and work with themes within it. This program is recommended for those who have completed Level 3 Shambhala training Continue »

Windhorse Retreat Center, Plymouth WI



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.


Milwaukee Shambhala: Teaching and Practicing Meditation for nearly 40 years.

The Milwaukee Shambhala Center, founded in 1979, is part of an international community of meditation centers founded by the Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by his son Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about Shambhala.