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 April 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 »

Being with Aging: An Exploration

with Elvia Garcia & Patti Larson

June 17th—July 15th

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

Sensory Awareness

with Gene Tashima

June 22nd—July 27th

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

The Five Wisdoms - A Free Talk and Book Signing with Author Irini Rockwell

June 28th

The Five Wisdoms, also referred to as the Five Buddha Families, are traditional Tibetan Buddhist teachings relevant to these challenging times. Continue »

The Five Wisdoms Energies - A Yogic Practice

with Irini Rockwell

June 29th—June 30th

Please join us for a day of discovering the Five Wisdoms within ourselves, each other and in our lives together. Continue »

The Six Paramitas Weekend Retreat: A Video Class with Ani Pema Chodron and Tim Olmstead

July 19th—July 21st

The Six Paramitas represent the basic study and practice of the aspiring bodhisattva-warrior. Continue »