Community

Our community is diverse, capable, and heartfelt. Our members and friends include dedicated senior teachers who have walked the Shambhala Buddhist path for many years, and enthusiastic newcomers who are just discovering our teachings on realizing basic goodness and building enlightened society.

Visit the links in the right sidebar to read more about our community.

Community Resources

Frequently requested community resources can be found here:

  • Phoenix Shambhala Finances: View our financial spreadsheet and read the analysis at our August 2018 blog post.
  • Care and Conduct at the Phoenix Shambhala Center, including contacts at our Center: Please see the minutes to our 5/21/18 Council Meeting.
  • Resources regarding harm in Shambhala: Official communications regarding allegations against Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and the subsequent leadership transition are continuously updated at the July 2018 blog post. Includes responses from leading teachers and additional resources.
  • Phoenix Shambhala Community Meetings: Please see our upcoming agendas and minutes for past meetings at the Leadership page. You may contact us via email at any time with questions for the Center Leadership.

Community Events

Community Meeting

January 26th

Please join us for our monthly Community Meeting. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Practice Open to Community

February 9th

It is with great pleasure that we announce the monthly Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana practice. The Kongma Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche has requested that on or near the full moon, we gather as a community throughout Shambhala. Continue »

A Visit from Acharya Adam Lobel

February 10th

The Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center is delighted to welcome Acharya Adam Lobel. Continue »

Mamo Chants 2020

February 13th—February 22nd

February 24, 2020 is the beginning of a new Tibetan (lunar) year, the year of the Iron Mouse. The Mamo Chants are recited on each of the 10 days prior to the last day of the current Tibetan Year. Continue »

Phoenix Shambhala Center Open House - Meditation Instruction

March 4th

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center will offer free instruction on how to meditate. A brief talk and meditation instruction will be followed by Q&A, and refreshments. Continue »