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

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Sakyong's Enthronement

July 5th

All Shambhala Centers are encouraged to gather on Sunday, July 5, 2015 to mark the the 20th anniversary of the formal Enthronement of the Sakyong. Continue »

Umdze (Timekeeper) & Gatekeeper Training Including Shrine Room Protocols

July 18th

Are you curious about the role of the person who rings the gong? Or the uniformed person standing at the entry to the Center?Are you curious about the role of the person who rings the gong? Are you curious about the role of the person who rings Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human - Weeknight Retreats

July 23rd—August 13th

Shambhala Training is a path to develop the dignity of being human, using meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and toward our world. All are welcome… Continue »

Summer Book Group: Work, Sex, Money: Real Life on the Path of Mindfulness

August 3rd—August 24th

Join us for this 3-week book group. . . Open to Everyone! Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life - Introductory Course

September 8th—October 6th

This introductory course to The Way of Shambhala path, is designed to complement Shambhala Training Level I, and is open to all. You will learn and practice shamatha (peaceful abiding) meditation, and explore the teachings of basic goodness.... 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

  • Nepal Earthquake: Hold Nepalese People in Your Hearts

    From Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche: Dear Shambhala Community: Since hearing the news of the earthquake and aftershocks, the Sakyong Wangmo and I have engaged in practice and prayer for the families and people of Nepal. The Sakyong Wangmo spoke with His Eminence, Namkha Drimed Rinpoche, who is in Kathmandu at the Ripa family residence. The Rigon … Continue