Welcome!

Welcome to the Wellington Shambhala Meditation Centre. We are part of Shambhala International, a worldwide community of meditation centres founded by meditation master Vidyadhara Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche.

His teachings bring together three streams of wisdom:

  • the Kagyu and Nyingma teachings of Tibetan Buddhism
  • the wisdom teachings of Shambhala

It is the Shambhala view that every human being has a fundamental nature of goodness, warmth and intelligence.

To read more about the Wellington Shambhala Centre, our aspirations and values – including our response to the current period of change and uncertainty within the international Shambhala community – please click here.

For more information about the source of the teachings click here.

Our meditation centre offers the following:

The next weekend programme is Confusion Dawns as Wisdom on 15-16 February. For more information please click here.

Future location of Wellington Shambhala Meditation Centre: our lease at 75 Ghuznee Street, Wellington, has been terminated due to the building being sold. We are currently looking for options to relocate the centre. For more information please email [email protected]

Generosity Policy

“Our Generosity Policy allows anyone to participate fully in the life of
our Centre regardless of his or her ability to contribute financially. The
Wellington Shambhala Center thrives due to the generosity of its program
participants, friends and members.

Recognising that generosity, trust and openness are interconnected, we
offer all of our programs on a suggested-donation basis and welcome
participants to donate less or more than the suggested amounts as they can afford.  Alternatively it is possible to spread the payment of any program over a few weeks.

Please discuss with the program coordinator.”