LGBTQ Meditation Group [IN PERSON]

June 18th

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    Room: Main Meditation Hall

    In Person - Third Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00pm

    The intention of the LGBTQ+ meditation group is to provide a welcoming environment for individuals of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity who are interested in exploring the teachings and principles of meditation and Shambhala Buddhism.

    Our goal is to provide an open space for genuine exploration of how these teachings can be incorporated into everyday life. Mixing our sense of self with the dharma can provide a powerful path toward the development of maitri, or friendliness, towards one’s self and others; it allows the opportunity to touch into who we are, open and share our hearts, and learn from each other.
    The evening begins with a period of meditation practice, followed by group discussion on a suggested topic. Individuals of all spiritual-contemplative backgrounds are welcome, as well as those interested in learning more about meditation practice. The LGBTQ+ meditation group offers both a gateway for newcomers and a dynamic program for established practitioners. When we practice together, not only do we gain support in the process of self-discovery, but we can also deepen our understanding of how we are all interconnected.

    To receive email updates about LGBTQ related programs and activities, click this link and choose the LGBTQ newsletter option.


    This is an in-person event. Our location and how to get here. Note that our building is not wheelchair accessible.

    Note that masking is currently optional. You can see more details about health and safety on the Shambhala Center’s current Coronavirus Precautions Policy page.

    Additionally, we ask you to limit the use of scented products, as many people have chemical sensitivities. 

    Common questions might be answered on our FAQ page.

    Donations are welcome but not required. If you valued this practice, you might consider making a donation to the Shambhala Meditation Center through venmo @shambhalaboston0015 or through the donate page on our website – and mention “LGBTQ” in the memo.
    Donate via 
    venmo: @ShambhalaBoston0015 (use 0015 if it asks you to confirm a phone number)