About This Center
Learn to meditate and naturally grow your confidence, mindful awareness, and compassion. The Birmingham Shambhala Meditation Center offers free public meditation sittings. We also offer a wide variety of classes and retreats in meditation, and Buddhist and Shambhala teachings.
Those of all spiritual traditions are invited to explore our offerings in the quest to find a mind of compassion, gentleness and sanity. We offer programs for beginners in meditation as well as experienced practitioners.
Shambhala is a global community of people inspired by the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature, our innate wisdom, can be developed so that it benefits our own lives and helps meet the many challenges facing the world.
Shambhala welcomes people from all walks of life, faiths, and backgrounds. They come together to practice meditation, gather, and celebrate in order to develop a global culture that cultivates dignity and sanity in an increasingly chaotic and stressful world.