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 (October 2017)

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 Science of Meditation

with Lyle Larson

October 16th—November 13th

We will listen to interviews are with some of the most renowned thinkers, leading researchers and wisdom holders in the science and practice of meditation. Continue »

Shambhala Household

with Sangyum Wendy Friedman

October 29th

Please join us for a series of four meetings to view talks from the recent online series "Growing Brave: Families and Children in Shambhala". Continue »

Starting a Children's Program

with Laura Burnham

November 12th

Please join us for a series of four meetings to view talks from the recent online series "Growing Brave: Families and Children in Shambhala". Continue »

Finding Your Way in a Troubled World: The Radical Simplicity of Shambhala Meditation

with Acharya Richard John

November 17th—November 19th

In a gentle environment, we will learn the profound and simple practice of Shambhala Meditation. The weekend will include talks, practice, discussion and optional interviews. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I

December 2nd—December 3rd

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Continue »