Welcome to the Tucson Shambhala Center

The Tucson Shambhala Meditation Center is part of an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Our center offers public meditation, a curriculum of Shambhala Buddhist teachings, as well as training in contemplative arts. We invite you to explore our diverse programs designed to help Tucsonans of all traditions discover their inherent clarity, gentleness and humor.

Featured Programs

Contentment In Everyday Life

February 5th—March 5th

A five-week experiential course with talks as well as meditations, contemplations, self-inquiries, and group discussions. Continue »

Mamo Chants

February 17th—February 25th

In order to avert whatever negativity has accumulated during the year, we will practice the Mamo Chants on February 17th through February 25, 2017, The mamos are powerful worldly dharma protectors; they can be motherly or sisterly and are fearsome. Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

with Gail McDonald

March 1st—March 29th

As the path continues, we learn to work with anxiety, so that we are not blocked by fear. Continue »

Center Cleaning Day - Neutral Day Celebrated

March 4th

In preparation for Shambhala Day the members and friends of Tucson Shambhala will come together to clean the center. Continue »

Shambhala Day 2017 (Observed)

March 5th

Come celebrate Shambhala Day 2017 at Tucson Shambhala Meditation Center Continue »