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 (April 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

The Lost Art of Good Conversation

April 19th—May 10th

This class is an in-depth study of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche's new book "The Lost Art of Good Conversation." Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend III: Warrior in the World

with Marcia Clayburg

May 18th—May 20th

Shambhala Training Weekend III provides a meditation practice to further awaken the mind and heart. With gentle fearlessness, we learn to step beyond our conditioning and open to the freshness of each new moment. Continue »

Book Study: Five Keys to Mindful Communication

with Elvia Garcia & Margaret Kelly

May 24th—June 28th

In this book, Acharya Susan Chapman, a psychotherapist and longtime Buddhist practitioner, explains how the practice of mindful awareness can change the way we speak and listen, enhance our relationships and help us achieve our goals. Continue »

Shambhala Training Weekend IV: Awakened Heart

August 17th—August 19th

Having further awakened our minds and hearts in Shambhala Training Weekend III, we continue our journey by allowing our natural curiosity to show us more of our world outside the parameters of our usual fears. Continue »