Ongoing Offerings

In addition to introductory and advanced programs for members, the Shambhala Meditation Center of St Johnsbury offers a rich array of ongoing, weekly meditation offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome.


Weekly Meditation Sessions – Open to the Public

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 Sunday Sitting

Our aim is to encourage anyone who wishes to join with others to meditate and contemplate. Come and join with us on any Sunday morning for meditation practice and contemplation. All are invited.  Meditation cushions are provided and meditation instruction is available. Attendance is free.

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.


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Offered every Wednesday evening from 6 to 7:30 pm, this open house is a great introduction to the Shambhala Buddhist teachings and an opportunity to connect with other practitioners. It features half-hour meditation practice followed by a talk by one of our senior teachers, a discussion period, and a reception. Meditation instruction is provided. Attendance is free and open to the public.
See also our Community Events page, which features local events that the Center has sponsored or is involved with, as well as informal events such as film and guest speakers.

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