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 at our new location in Reynolds Village, 60 N. Merrimon Ave, #113. The new space will be reconfigured and painted, but we are continuing mindfulness meditation practice on Sundays and Thursdays during renovations. Please join in as we establish our new environment.

Updates will be posted here.


Ongoing Offerings in Asheville

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

Weekly Sunday morning group sitting and walking mindfulness meditation from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon. On Sunday we begin with opening chants and end with closing chants. Meditation instruction is available.

No prior experience is needed. Everyone is welcome. More →

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    Recent news

    Our new Reynolds Village space will be remodeled during the month of September. 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’re currently finalizing the floor plans. We could begin painting the our small meditation room anytime. If … 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