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Shambhala is a welcoming, inclusive, and diverse community 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.

Wherever you may be on your path, at the West Chester Shambhala Center you will find a supportive community and a wealth of opportunities for spiritual and personal growth.

We’d love to meet you! Here’s how you can get started:


Featured Programs

Meditation & Community (Open House)

August 13th—December 17th

Join us every Tuesday for free meditation and discussion with the group Continue »

Community Shambhala Sadhana Practice

September 8th—March 8th (2020)

The Shambhala Sadhana is a powerful practice that deepens our understanding, feeling, and appreciation of the profound and pervasive qualities of basic goodness in ourselves, others, and in society. Continue »

 


 

 

Recent News

  • Blooms & Bamboo: Chrysanthemum and Ikebana Sogetsu Artistry

    If you admire the flowers in our Shambhala center, you will love this event! Longwood Gardens is spotlighting the meditative artistry of Ikebana Sogetsu. This once-in-a-lifetime experience features towering Ikebana bamboo art forms, enchanting Asian arrangements, and thousands of blooming chrysanthemums throughout the Conservatory. The world’s pre-eminent master of Ikebana Sogetsu, Headmaster Akane Teshigahara, has … Continue 

  • Something New for Tuesday Open House!

    Starting February 5th, after meditation we will talk about Pema Chodron’s book The Places that Scare You. You don’t have to read the chapter before you come – but the more people who do, the richer the conversation will be! It is a great book – and the chapters are very short. We will talk … Continue