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 (July 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

Social Meditation

August 17th—August 31st

You are invited to join us for the practice of Social Meditation following Sunday morning meditation. In this practice, we expand our meditative awareness to include our communication and interaction with each other. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level IV

with Shastri Manuel Medeiros

August 22nd—August 24th

In Level IV, we will learn to allow our heart and intuition to open so that we can communicate fully with the world. Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

with Lyle Larson & Marshall Bishop

August 28th—September 25th

The Fearlessness in Everyday Life course mixes meditation with the vastness of space beyond concept. Continue »

Karuna Training: Introduction to Contemplative Psychology

with Acharya Melissa Moore

September 6th—September 7th

An introductory class for people who would like to experience the fundamentals of Karuna Training and the foundations of Contemplative Psychology. Continue »

The Essential Heart of Kasungship I

with Laura Livingston

September 14th—October 12th

In this 5 week course, we will explore the basic practices of the Dorje Kasung, a service organization within the Shambhala community charged with maintaining a container of wakefulness in which the teaching and practice of meditation can occur. Continue »