Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.

Learn to meditate. Connect with community, grow confidence, mindful-awareness, and compassion. Meditation instruction is available free of charge.

Latest Newsletter (December 2014)



New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

Katie Baingbridge

Ongoing Offerings

Our center offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →

Featured Programs

Meditation in Everyday Life

January 8th—February 5th (2015)

This five-week class provides an opportunity to deepen the experience and understanding of meditation. Offers practical suggestions for establishing a sitting practice in the midst of our speedy lives and discussion of the practice challenges students fac Continue »

Shambhala Training Level 2

with Lyle Larson

March 7th—March 8th (2015)

Having experienced a taste of basic goodness, we want to go forward. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

March 19th—April 16th (2015)

In the Contentment in Everyday Life course, meditation experience is deepened through the cultivation of contentment and simplicity. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level 3

May 22nd—May 24th (2015)

In this third weekend of Shambhala Training, we work in a deliberate way to bring the mindfulness and awareness of meditation practice into everyday life. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life

June 4th—July 2nd (2015)

This course expands the meditation experience by cultivating the noble heart of the Mahayana teachings, opening the path to the virtue and celebration of compassion. Continue »