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.

Ongoing Community Service Project

We are happy to participate in Phoenix Rescue Mission’s Fill-a-Bag program. Pick up an orange bag at the Phoenix Shambhala Center, fill it with needed items, and bring it back to the Shambhala Center. Drop it off in the library and Jackie, our service project coordinator, will deliver the bags to PRM.

Current needs:

Cereal
Hearty Soups
Rice/Pasta
Beans (bags or cans)
Peanut Butter
Canned Tuna
Canned Vegetables
Canned Meat
Ramen Noodles
Saltine Crackers
Toilet Paper
Soap
Toothpaste

Check our blog for additional community service projects as they are posted.

Community Events

Council Meeting

May 21st

Our quarterly Community Meetings are open to the public. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Practice Open to Community

May 29th

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 »

Saturday Salon

June 9th

Join us at our Saturday Salons for a variety of practices: open meditation, book discussions and other topics, group practices, and more. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Practice Open to Community

June 28th

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 »

Phoenix Shambhala Center Open House - Meditation Instruction

July 11th

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 »