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The Asheville Shambhala Center offers a variety of community activities that include food, conversation, and meditation. We offer meditation instruction before all public practice sessions on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday; tea, dharma readings and discussions every Thursday evening; the Way of Shambhala weekend training programs, and special events and classes. The Center space is available for rentals.

 

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Asheville Sit-A-Thon 2016

Our Sit-a-thon 2016 fundraiser has ended! The event raised $4,378! Many thanks to all who supported the Center by coming to sit and/or donating on behalf of those that did.  And much appreciation for everyone who visits, participates, and enjoys the Asheville Shambhala Center!

 

 

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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 midnight.

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 →

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  • Capture Sakyong

    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.