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Shambhala Meditation is based on the premise that the natural state of the mind is calm and clear. It’s a practice that anyone can do. Learn to meditate and develop mindfulness awareness by attending any of our open houses or introductory classes.

Featured Programs

AWAKEN CHICAGO: The Power of All People. Together.

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche & Acharya Pema Chödron

April 29th—May 1st

Learn how inner peace and social action work together to create community. Drawing on ancient traditions and the latest research, we will hear from various keynote speakers, unlock the power of mindfulness, and participate in small group discussions. Continue »

AWAKEN CHICAGO (Online Access)

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche & Acharya Pema Chödron

April 29th

Open to All. Online access to Awaken Chicago via Shambhala Online is available for those that cannot attend. Continue »

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    The rumors started floating nearly a year ago.   “Pema Chödrön might come next year with the Sakyong!”  Then there was a long wait and no confirmation.  Finally, in the middle of the summer, we heard: Pema is coming for sure.  She’s coming because she likes the way we are reaching beyond the center. Ani Pema … Continue