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

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior - Weekend Retreat

with Patricia Kelly

February 12th—February 14th

This weekend explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world we live in. Continue »

Open House Public Talks - The View of Basic Goodness

with Jonathan Barbieri

February 17th—April 20th

Mark your calendar for the third Wednesdays of each month this spring when Jonathan Barbieri will present an Open House Talk related to the the View of Basic Goodness. Continue »

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

with Mary Kubicki & Chris Stockinger

February 28th

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 »

What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality

with Adana Barbieri & Jonathan Barbieri

March 1st—April 12th

This third course of the Basic Goodness Series asks us to contemplate, "What is real?" and focuses on a study of our phenomenal world. It also emphasizes core Buddhist teachings such as impermanence, the process of perception, the "mind," and emptiness. Continue »

FEARLESSNESS in Everyday Life

with Mary Kubicki & Chris Stockinger

March 3rd—March 31st

FEARLESSNESS is represented by the Garuda, a mythical bird that is born in space and soars in vastness. Extending beyond hope and fear, we find the immeasurable mind... 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