Welcome

The Cleveland Shambhala Meditation Center is a place to practice meditation and study Buddhism, as introduced to the West by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. We are pleased to offer a wide range of support for people interested in meditation, such as teaching meditation to beginners, assisting in establishing a meaningful practice, and helping experienced practitioners maintain plus expand their practices.

At the Center everyone is welcome. Check out our hours to plan your visit. Additionally, check out the Frequently Asked Questions, if it will be your first time.

 

Plan your visit…

Check out our
center hours
. Also, get your questions answered with our FAQ

Study Buddhism

Learn more about Shambhala Buddhism.

Start Meditating

Looking to start meditating? Check out our meditation starting guide.

Learn about Membership

Looking for a community of mediators? Becoming a member has benefits.

We commit to:

  • Practice and study of the Shambhala Buddhist tradition of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche.
  • Offer training in the many aspects of this tradition, including:
    • Mindfulness/Awareness Meditation Practice
    • Hinayana, Mahayana, Vajrayana Buddhism
    • Shambhala Teachings
    • Nalanda Arts and Education
    • Kasungship
  • Provide an uplifting, friendly atmosphere where everyone is welcome.
  • Nurture individual and family participation in community, practice, and study.
  • Be a supportive community that is responsive to members’ health and well-being.
  • Maintain warmth, flexibility and a sense of humor in carrying out this vision.

Featured Programs

The Foundation of Buddhism: The Four Noble Truths

with Harrison Miller

January 19th—January 28th (2020)

Examine the existence and nature of our dissatisfaction, where it comes from, and how we can work to free ourselves from it. Continue »

Deepening Compassion Part 1: The Four Limitless Ones

January 19th—February 16th (2020)

If you are interested in deepening your sense of compassion, both for yourself as well as for others, this course is for you. Continue »