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’s location

We are located in Reynolds Village, 60 N. Merrimon Ave, suite #113. Please explore our website and call 828.200.5120 if you have any questions.

Directions: Google Maps


Ongoing Offerings in Asheville

Our weekly offerings do not require prior experience and everyone is always welcome.

Sunday morning public mindfulness meditation from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon.

Tuesday evening Refuge Recovery meetings from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday evening public mindfulness meditation from 7:00 to 7:45 p.m.
From 7:45 to 8:30 pm. enjoy tea, conversation and a short dharma reading with discussion;

Saturday afternoon Wu Style Taiji from 2:00 to 3:15 p.m. More →

Center News —–>

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    Welcome Ixora

    We are happy to announce our newest little addition to the world! Congratulations to Sean McCann and Jan (Trang) Duong on the birth of their new little baby girl, Ixora Xem McCann, on November 12 at 2:26 pm. Sean said all is going well here. Just getting into the swing of things and enjoying spending … Continue 

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    The first phase of the renovations are completed.  Please stop in and check out what’s going on. If you’re inspired, please consider specifically funding some of the things you would like to see at the center – perhaps some comfortable chairs, a sofa, or serving table. Go to the “Donate” tab, and let us know … Continue