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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

Meridian Touch Japanese Qigong

with Jennifer O'Hara

December 2nd

We will be offering an on-going Qi Gong series at the Center, on Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm to 6:45pm. The fee for this is $17 for a single class, or $85 for a package of six classes (any six - these don't necessarily have to be six in a row). Continue »

Open Sky (Level 5)

with Shastri Marita McLaughlin

December 4th—December 6th

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind—a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. We learn to trust our nature enough to let go into the present moment. Continue »

Recent News

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    Speaking Up and Speaking Out by Sai Wei

    On the third Friday evening of every month, the Chicago Shambhala center transforms from a peaceful meditation center to a throbbing hub of music and expression. Gone are the smartly dressed middle class adults, and in come teenagers in sweatpants, Nikes, and baseball caps. Gone are the white majority. There are mainly African Americans, Puerto … Continue