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.

2019 August 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

Shambhala Sadhana

February 5th—December 8th

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

Kindful Resilience: Intro to Viniyoga in Davis

with Jan Beange

July 2nd—August 27th

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

Being with Aging: An Exploration

July 29th—August 26th

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

Sensory Awareness

August 31st

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

White Tara: A Soothing Practice for Difficult Times

with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

September 20th—September 22nd

This weekend video course introduces the short daily practice of White Tara, one of the most famous bodhisattvas of compassion in Tibetan Buddhism. Continue »