West Loop Location Closed to public on Friday, June 24, 2016


Join us for a FREE Mindfulness Meditation Open House
and let us help you get started!

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

The Heart of the Matter: A Pema Chodron Video Course

June 19th—August 7th

Open to all. Join us in sharing Pema Chodron's generous heart and deep wisdom in a very special online course. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice and Feast

June 26th

The Shambhala Sadhana is a practice that aims to uncover basic goodness, our innate longing for enlightened society and the possibility of collective awakening. On this occasion, we will celebrate with a potluck feast. Please bring something to share! Continue »

Recent News

  • AC_3

    Awaken Chicago Is For You!

    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