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 (May 2015)



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

Sensory Awareness

with Eugene Tashima

May 30th

This exploration of sensory awareness practice helps to more closely synchronize mind and body through a series of gentle exercises. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life

with Sarah Mandel & Eugene Tashima

June 4th—July 2nd

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 »

Making Friends with Yourself: Exploring Self, Selflessness, and the Roots of Attachment

June 15th—July 20th

Every winter Pema Chödrön leads a retreat for the thirty residents of Gampo Abbey, her home in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. This unique online course is the first time the teaching from one of these retreats has been made available to the general public. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level 4

with Shastri Manuel Medeiros

August 21st—August 22nd

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

September 10th—October 8th

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