Learn to meditate and naturally grow your confidence, mindful awareness, and compassion. The Birmingham Shambhala Meditation Center offers free public meditation sittings. We also offer a wide variety of classes and retreats in meditation, and Buddhist and Shambhala teachings.
Those of all spiritual traditions are invited to explore our offerings in the quest to find a mind of compassion, gentleness and sanity. We offer programs for beginners in meditation as well as experienced practitioners.
Special Program Note:BSMC will present a free public talk on the State of Homelessness in Birmingham on May 16, 2016. Courtney Stinson, Community Outreach Coordinator for One Roof, will discuss statistical data on the number of homeless people in Birmingham, demographics of the homeless population, and the resources available for each sector. Learn more!
The Birmingham Shambhala Center offers several supports for helping someone begin or reestablish a meditation practice. A simple way to begin is to attend any of our weeknight sitting meditation sessions. More →
BSMC offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome. More →