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.

2020 January Shambhala Newsletter

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 →

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

Being with Aging: An Exploration

January 13th—March 23rd

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

Kindful Resilience: Intro to Viniyoga

with Jan Beange

January 14th—February 25th

Do you want greater freedom and ease in body, mind and heart? Continue »

Mamo Chants

February 13th—February 22nd

In preparation for Shambhala Day, we do the practice of "Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos," a chant to help us purify our negative karma from the past year. Continue »

Way of Shambhala Weekend IV: Awakened Heart

with Charity Martin

March 13th—March 15th

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

Way of Shambhala Weekend V - Open Sky

with Shastri Sandra Ladley

April 17th—April 19th

Way of Shambhala Weekend V (Level V) - Open Sky, introduces a meditation practice that builds upon the mindfulness-awareness technique of Way of Shambhala Weekend IV. This cumulative program guides students to a place beyond the gaze, where every moment i Continue »