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Where to Begin?

Learn to meditate or deepen your practice at these weekly offerings. Always free, donations welcomed.

WEDNESDAYS, 7 – 8:30 pm Shambhala Wednesday Night
THURSDAYS, 5:30 – 6:30 pm Open Sitting Meditation
SUNDAYS, 10 – 11:30 am Open Sitting Meditation

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Featured Programs

Shambhala Day - Year of the Iron Mouse

February 24th

You are warmly invited to join us as we celebrate Shambhala Day 2020– Year of the Iron Mouse – at the Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center on Monday, February 24, from 4.30 to 9pm. Continue »

Reflections on Silver River: Part 3 (half Day retreat)

with Mark Seibold, Elizabeth Peterson, Joe Arak

February 29th

We resume our study of Tokmey Zangpo’s famous Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva through the lens of Ken McLeod’s penetrating commentary, Reflections On Silver River, with a half-day retreat, Saturday, February 29, 12:30-6 PM. Continue »

Reflections on Silver River: Part 3

with Mark Seibold, Elizabeth Peterson, Joe Arak

March 3rd—May 5th

In this final installment of our study of Tokmey Zangpo’s Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva we will resume our reading and discussion of his profound contemplations on how to engage the bodhisattva path of working for the benefit of others. Continue »

Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center’s Statement and Commitment

The Pioneer Valley Shambhala Center is a community of meditators and dharma practitioners committed to the Buddhist path of awakening and compassion. Our community is experiencing deep heartbreak and confusion at the news of sexual misconduct and abuse of power by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Shambhala’s lineage holder, as well as questions of accountability among his inner circle.

While we are engaged in a process of discerning how to relate to the upheaval and transformation of the international organization of Shambhala, we remain committed locally to teaching and practicing meditation, and to engaging together as a community. We welcome you to join us in practice and solidarity.