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.

Shambhala Statement on Border Separations

Latest Newsletter (September 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

Harvest of Peace

September 23rd

Harvest of Peace is a community celebration associated with the feeling of appreciation, the spirit of generosity and sharing the bounty of the seasons. Continue »

Mental Health First Aid

October 13th—October 14th

Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. 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 »