Sunday Morning Meditation instruction for new meditators

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Sunday Morning Meditation

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Monday Evening Heart of Recovery

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Tuesday Evening Meditation

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Wednesday Morning Meditation

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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 and 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…

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. 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 meditators? 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

Outdoor Open Sitting Meditation

September 27th

Outdoor meditation with beautiful views of Lincoln Park (Tremont)... Continue »

Harvest of Peace

September 27th

Online Foundations for Freedom -The Hinayana - Part 2

October 4th—November 1st

Course two in the series will provide an in-depth exploration of the fundamental teaching of the Five Skandhas. Continue »