Recent news

Several groups are now using the Shambhala Center for their weekly gatherings – on Tuesday evenings the Refuge Recovery group meets. On Saturday afternoons, Sean McCann is teaching TaiChi. The Center offers the use of its beautiful facilities for rental. For more information please call 828.200.5120

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 

The Center move is underway!!

The Center is in transition! We had to move out of our space at 19 Westwood Place because the house in which we rented our space was sold.  As of July 20, the Center’s things are in the storage pod onsite. They will remain in storage offsite until we move in to our permanent location.

Recorded talk from the Sakyong

July 5 marked the 20th anniversary of the Kongma Sakyong’s enthronement. The event was held in Boulder and the Sakyong’s remarks are available for listening by following this link:  

Monthly Shambhala Sadhana practice

It is with great pleasure that we announce the beginning of monthly Shambhala Sadhana practice as a time to gather as a community throughout Shambhala. The Kongma Sakyong has requested that all Shambhala centers host a monthly Shambhala Sadhana practice for all Shambhala community members.  These will be opportunities for us to meet, practice together, … Continue 

Meditation, Mindfulness & Spirituality on CBS

This is a link to a program that aired recently on CBS featuring meditation with clips of the Sakyong and the Chicago Shambhala Center.

Welcome to the Asheville Shambhala Center

Please explore the website, discover what Shambhala in Asheville has to offer, and stop by the Center. We look forward to seeing you!