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 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

Essential Heart of Kasungship I

with Joel Mandel

January 9th—January 27th

In this course, we will explore the basic practices of the Dorje Kasung, a service organization within the Shambhala community. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II

January 27th—January 28th

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 »

The Power of Peacemaking: Cutting Aggression in a Challenging World

February 24th—February 25th

Using the teachings and training of Mindful Communication we can interrupt our own shut down patterns at each step to bring greater openness and gentleness to our relationships and communities. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level III

May 18th—May 20th

In this third weekend of Shambhala Training, we work in a deliberate way to bring the mindfulness and awareness of meditation practice into everyday life. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level IV

August 17th—August 19th

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