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Group meditation practice is held at the center weekly and is open to all, beginners and experienced meditators. Individual meditation instruction is also available.

Practice Schedule

Tuesdays from 7:00pm to 8:00pm.

Wednesdays from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

Sundays sitting and walking meditation from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

Regular Events

Heart of Recovery

Every Thursday, 7 - 8 PM

The Heart of Recovery is a meditation and discussion group bringing together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with our individual paths of recovery from compulsive thoughts and behaviors. Meetings are anonymous and confidential and explore the relationship of addictions and recovery to our personal paths as warriors and meditation practitioners

Open House

First Wednesday of month: 6 - 8 PM

Third Sunday of month: 10 AM - 12

The open house includes guided meditation instruction, sitting practice, and a brief Shambhala talk and discussion, and is then followed by tea, light refreshments and conversation.


Community Meeting

Sunday May 11th 12:30 PM, following practice

The Montpelier Shambhala Study Group is located at 64 Main Street, 3rd floor, in downtown Montpelier, Vermont. As part of the Shambhala international community of meditation and retreat centers we are committed to:

  • Practicing and studying the Shambhala Buddhist tradition of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.
  • Shambhala Arts
  • Nurturing individual and family participation in community, practice and study
  • Being a supportive community that is responsive to members' health and wellbeing
  • Maintaining warmth, flexibility, and a sense of humor in carrying out this vision

For more information on Shambhala and the location of other Shambhala Centers, see