Auckland Shambhala Buddhist Meditation Centre

header-flowers-3The Auckland Shambhala Meditation Centre is part of a worldwide community of meditation centres founded by meditation master the Vidyadhara Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and led today by his son Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Our lineage combines the Kagyü and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism with the Shambhala tradition of living an uplifted life, fully engaged with the world.

Our meditation centre offers:

gongsAuckland Shambhala Centre is now in New Lynn, at:
29A Portage Road, New Lynn
Opposite East-West Organics
(Above DTR Motors – find our red door
at rear of car yard!)

knot_red jpgsub_small_meditationShambhala Open House:
Group Meditation Practice
Every Thursday evening, 7pm
29A Portage Road
(see notice above for location)

Meditation instruction is provided.

Group meditation is followed by a dharma talk, tea and conversation.
A small donation is appreciated.

All welcome!


24/5/15 Exciting Opportunity: 9 Month Residency and Training Programme in Gampo Abbey, Canada

Gampo Abbey is a Western Buddhist monastery in the Shambhala tradition, led by the much loved teacher and nun Acharya Pema Chödrön. Below is a message from the coordinator at Gampo Abbey, Tharpa Chodron.

“Gampo Abbey is delighted to announce we are accepting applications for The Warriors Who Are Joyful, a nine-month monastic training residency program beginning in January 2016 and based on the teachings on the Snow Lion as taught in the Sakyong lineage. For any inquiries, email or call 1-902-224-2752.”

Here’s the link to the Gambo Abbey website with the program information and application form:


Upcoming Programmes: 

warrior in world 2Art of Being Human with Smile at Fear
Please click on link for details


myopenarms Warrior in the World,
Shambhala Training Level III
Please click on link for details