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

Shambhala Day!

February 24th—March 1st

Join us for our annual new year celebrations! Continue »

Family Meditation

March 8th

Families join together to engage in some gentle mindfulness practice and other activities Continue »

Great Eastern Sun : Part 1 in Sacred Path Series

with Shastri Trinley Busby & Fred Schwieg

March 20th—March 22nd

The first of the Sacred Path series of retreats Continue »

Family Meditation

April 12th

Families join together to engage in some gentle mindfulness practice and other activities Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I

with Fred Schwieg

April 18th—April 19th

This introductory level of the Path of Warriorship is open to beginners and those new to meditation! Discovering basic goodness in the world and ourselves is the seed of developing confidence, gentleness, and healing from difficult situations. Continue »