The Asheville Shambhala Center is a community that offers a variety of activities including meditation, meditation instruction, talks and discussions every week, weekend programs, special events, and ongoing classes related to the Shambhala Vision.



The Center’s location

We are located in Reynolds Village, 60 N. Merrimon Ave, Suite #113. Please explore our website and call 828.200.5120 if you have any questions.



Directions: Google Maps












Ongoing Offerings in Asheville

Our weekly offerings do not require prior experience and everyone is always welcome.

Sunday morning basic mindfulness meditation from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon.

Tuesday evening Refuge Recovery meetings from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday night basic mindfulness meditation from 10:00 p.m. to 11:45 p.m.

Thursday evening basic mindfulness meditation from 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.
From 7:45 to 8:30 pm. enjoy tea, a dharma reading and conversation More →

Center News —–>

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    Imagining Peace

      You may click the post title or the picture to watch the video. As a contributing participant in a Chicago conference on meditation and the reduction of violence, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche touches on discussion points from his latest book, THE SHAMBHALA PRINCIPLE.

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    Be a Greeter at the Center

    Would you like to help make our environment feel comfortable and relaxing to others? Do you want to volunteer at the center? We have openings for Greeters. Please contact Crystal at to set up a time to train.