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.



We have a new location!

We are now located in Reynolds Village, 60 N. Merrimon Ave, suite #113. Our new location is open even though we will be remodeling. We continue to offer public mindfulness meditation practice on Sunday mornings and Thursday evenings. Please join us or call 8280200.5120 if you have any questions.


Ongoing Offerings in Asheville

The Asheville Center offers weekly Thursday evening public mindfulness meditation from 7:00 to 7:45 p.m. followed by tea, a dharma reading and conversation from 7:45 to 8:30 pm;

Weekly Sunday morning public mindfulness meditation from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon. On Sunday we begin and end with chants.

No prior experience is needed. Everyone is welcome. Meditation instruction is always available at no charge; please arrive 5 minutes early if you’re interested in instruction or have any questions. More →

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    Recent news

    Our Reynolds Village spaces will be remodeled during the month of October. During renovations, the Center will continue to offer Thursday and Sunday meditation practice, and a limited number of other programs/events. Please check our monthly calendar. We are getting closer to priming the walls in the areas that will not be renovated. We will … Continue 

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    Our new location is in Reynolds Village

    We are at our new location in Reynolds Village! The address is 60 North Merrimon Ave, #113. Note: the address is North Merrimon Ave, not Merrimon Ave.  The 60 stands for the building number and #113 is the Suite number. This location was previously occupied so there are already interior walls and flooring. We begin … Continue