Ongoing Offerings

Ongoing Public Offerings

The Asheville Center offers group sitting and walking mindfulness meditation several times each week. No affiliation with Shambhala or meditation experience is necessary. Everyone is welcome. By donation. Meditation instruction is offered and available.

Weekly Mindfulness Meditation Practice Times



Work, Sex and Money, New Book Study

June 24th—September 16th

Join us in this Book Study where we will start to read this useful and inspriring book on "Real Life on the Path of Mindfulness". Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Norman Bray

September 7th—May 2nd (2020)

This class highlights the Shambhala community core practice of mindfulness-awareness meditation and includes a gift of the book ''Turning the Mind Into An Ally'' Continue »

Harvest of Peace

September 22nd

The Harvest of Peace, held around the time of the autumn equinox, is an opportunity for our community to gather and celebrate the riches of our local culture and heritage. Continue »

Basic Goodness II- How can I help?

October 21st—November 25th

This course asks the question, “How can I help?” and explores our relationship with others as well as our aspiration to help the world. We look at the Shambhala teachings involved in creating an enlightened society. Continue »