Featured Programs

How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society (Still time to join; cost prorated)

with Shastri Deborah Zarate

March 7th—April 11th

"How Can I Help" explores our aspirations to help our world: what could it mean to be of benefit to our world? And what are we up against? Continue »

Learn to Work with Difficult People

with Shastri Deborah Zarate

April 7th

We don’t have to like everyone we encounter. But that doesn’t mean we can’t be compassionate, and aware of other’s pain. Continue »

Joy In Everyday Life

April 25th—May 23rd

Join us in exploring Buddhist Mahayana practices which can help us discover the true joy of life that we can find in our own life is actually about others. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

May 5th

This is a half day, interactive workshop and introduction to the basics of meditation, including practical ways to integrate it into your life Continue »

Learn to Develop Confidence

June 2nd

Confidence comes from self respect. It starts with contentment and ends with a humble curiosity about life. 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.