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 (October 2018)

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

Comfortable with Uncertainty

with Patti Larson & Bill Fell

October 18th—November 15th

What everyone on the Buddhist Mahayana path shares is the inspiration to rest in uncertainty -- cheerfully. Continue »

Ikebana Workshop

with Helen Tashima

October 21st

Ikebana is a Japanese art form of flower arranging, and is an opportunity for meditation in action, with the possibility of open and awake attention to creating an arrangement. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend I: Feel Human Again

with Lyle Larson

December 8th—December 9th

Shambhala Training Weekend I: Feel Human Again is the first weekend retreat in Shambhala Training. This mindfulness meditation retreat weekend presents the view that human beings, at their core, are fundamentally awake. Continue »