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 (November 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 →

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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

Co-creating Awakening Culture: An Exploration of Social Meditation

with Shastri Nicholas Kranz

November 10th—December 15th

Social meditation combines social interaction with meditative awareness, acting as a bridge between meditation and the rest of our lives. Continue »

The Art of Being Human: A Solstice Community Reunion

with Shastri Manuel Medeiros

December 5th—December 6th

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 II: Birth of the Warrior

January 23rd—January 24th (2016)

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

February 4th—March 3rd (2016)

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

Basic Goodness Series 2: How Can I Help?

March 10th—April 14th (2016)

This course asks the question, “How can I help?” and explores our relationships with others, an aspiration to help our world, and specific aspects of social transformation. Continue »