Shambhala MKE New Tuesday Open House — WEEKLY once again!

Beginning May 14, each Tuesday night will 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.

Featured Programs

Roadmap to Awakenment

with Shastri Deborah Zarate

April 16th—May 15th

Do you experience confusion regarding how your life and practice fit into the big picture of the Buddhist path? Join us in Roadmap to Awakenment, the first in a series of Buddhist classes where we will dig into the details of the three vehicles while mai Continue »

Meditation and Performance: A Collaboration with Next Act Theater.

April 17th—April 27th

Please join Center member and MSO musician Kirk Ferguson for a conversation and Q&A session with Next Act Theater Director David Cecsarini. Program package includes a ticket to the April 27 afternoon performance of How to Write a New Book for the Bible at Continue »

Movie Night: Happy

April 26th

HAPPY takes us on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy. Combining real life stories and powerful interviews with leading scientists in happiness research, HAPPY explores the secrets beh Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Steven Shippee

April 27th—April 28th

Having experienced a taste of basic goodness in the first meditation training (Level I), we want to go forward. The next level of meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. Continue »

Book Talk: Gesar of Ling: A Bardic Tale

with Dr. David Shapiro & Dr. Jane Hawes

April 29th

Drs. David Shapiro and Jane Hawes began a study group in their living room 40 years ago, which today is the Milwaukee Shambhala Center. Join us in welcoming them as they return to introduce their new collaboration: Gesar of Ling: A Bardic Tale. Continue »

Cultivating Embodied Living

with Shastri Marita McLaughlin

May 11th

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 »

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.