Awaken Chicago Conference Tickets: April 29-May 1, 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

Mamo Chants

January 29th—February 7th

Traditional lunar year-end protector chants practice to dispel obstacles in daily life. January 29 - February 7. All are welcome. Continue »

Sacred Path: Outrageous and Inscrutable

with Shastri David Stone & Alice Dan

February 5th—February 7th

This is the 5th class in the Sacred Path series. Prerequisites apply. The third and fourth dignities, Outrageous and Inscrutable, emphasize fruition and refer to the extraordinary skill of a practiced warrior. Continue »

Recent News

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    Speaking Up and Speaking Out

    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