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.


Featured Programs

Fall Book Group: The Shambhala Principle

with Sue Shapiro-Holleman, Graciela Marin, Susan Marie Moody

November 3rd—December 1st

The Fall book group is devoted to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche's book, "The Shambhala Principle: Discovering Humanity's Hidden Treasure." Everyone is welcome. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Acharya Eve Rosenthal & Lida Anne Elliott

November 17th—December 15th

Open to All - No Prerequisite: Contentment, simplicity, and mindfulness are connected with the precision of Hinayana, the teachings that form the foundation of Buddhism. In the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, the humbleness of the tiger brings alive this si Continue »

Nynthün: The heart of the matter! Deep Practice and some Study

with Mary Kubicki & Chris Stockinger

November 22nd—February 28th (2016)

10 AM to 4 PM practice day (Nynthün) with book discussion. Come together with your old friends and meet new ones. Come to refresh your practice and to realize the benefits of extended sessions of practice. Continue »

Open House Series: Exploring Shambhala Culture

with Adana Barbieri & Jonathan Barbieri

December 2nd

An Open House is a perfect introduction to the Shambhala teachings and mindfulness meditation, as well as an opportunity to connect with other practitioners. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World - Weekend Retreat

with Artist to the Court Greg Smith

December 11th—December 13th

In Shambhala Training Level III we work in a deliberate way. We make an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated during our meditation practice into all aspects of our daily life... Continue »

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 →

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Ongoing Offerings

Our centre 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 →

Recent News

  • A Message About Climate Change & Basic Goodness

    Climate Change and Basic Goodness in Action by Gailmarie Kimmel  As the December Paris Climate Conference draws near, people of many faith traditions are taking responsibility for our shared planet. Within Shambhala, we are continually inquiring about how we can create an enlightened society and how we can see it manifest in the present moment. … Continue