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.

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Latest Newsletter (January 2019)

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

Shambhala Sadhana

February 5th—December 8th

Please join us on Sundays close to the full moon to practice the Shambhala Sadhana. Continue »

The Heart Sutra

with Acharya David Schneider

March 1st—March 2nd

For centuries, the Heart Sutra has been recited in meditation centers all around the world. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend II: Discover Your Inner Warrior

with Dr. Henry Mchenry

March 9th—March 10th

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 »

Being with Aging: An Exploration

with Elvia Garcia & Patti Larson

March 11th

In this series of conversations, we will explore the challenges and opportunities of aging in a society of imbalances. Continue »

Kindness of Body, Speech and Mind

with Jan Beange, Elvia Garcia, Lyle Larson

March 14th—March 28th

How to apply the path of Shambhala to the challenges of our hyper-polarized and frenetic world Continue »