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 is No LONGER at 19 Westwood Place

Sunday July 19 was the last public group meditation practice at 19 Westwood Place.

Starting Sunday, July 26 through Thursday, August 13, the Shambhala Center will offer regular Thursday and Sunday public sitting practice at Nourishing Life,  207 Weaverville Road.  We hope to see you there on Thursdays and Sundays until we are ready to move to our new location.

Updates will be posted to this website and you may call 828.200.5120 if you have any questions.


Ongoing offerings July 26 to Aug 13

For our regular Thursday evening and Sunday morning meditation sessions at Nourishing Life, 207 Weaverville Road, Asheville 28804, take Exit 23 off I-26 and turn left at the light.  Nourishing Life stands out as a very bright blue/green building on the right side of the road.

Here is the Shambhala Meditation Center practice schedule at Nourishing Life (NL):
Thursday evenings
July 30      7 to 8:30 pm
August 6    7 to 8:30 pm (regular sitting – not Open House)
August 13  7 to 8:30 pm
Sunday mornings
July 26     10 am to Noon
August 2  10 am to 11 am. At 11:30, NL has a special gathering open to everyone.
August 9  10 am to Noon

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    Public meditation is still being offered

    The Center will continue to offer mindfulness meditation practices at Nourishing Life on Thursday evenings and Sunday morning through August 13 . We hope to have our own location ready by mid August! Please check back for updates which will be posted as soon as we know anything new. Please feel free to call 828.200.5120 … Continue