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.
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Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Browse “About Shambhala” to learn more about the Shambhala vision, lineage & community.
The Asheville Center offers weekly Thursday evening meditation from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. followed by tea, a dharma reading and discussion from 7:15 to 8:00 p.m. And weekly Sunday morning meditation from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Meditation instruction is available. No prior experience is needed and everyone is welcome. More →