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 (August 2016)


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

with Lyle Larson & Elvia Garcia

August 2nd—August 30th

Meditation in Everyday Life is a 5-week course that teaches mindfulness meditation and shows you how this practice can improve your daily life in the most practical sense. Experience what happens when you stop avoiding yourself and the present moment and Continue »

Harvest of Peace

September 25th

All are invited to join our annual celebration of the fall equinox, Harvest of Peace. Continue »

Open Heart, Awake Mind: An Introduction to Contemplative Psychology

with Shastri Sandra Ladley

October 1st

Taste meditation and Buddhist wisdom, and learn about the background and experiential methods of Contemplative Psychology and Karuna Training, in this introduction to the fundamentals. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I

with Jesse Miller

October 15th—October 16th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I

December 3rd—December 4th