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.



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 →

Katie Baingbridge

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

Joy In Everyday Life

with Gail McDonald

January 18th—February 15th

A 5-week experiential course with talks, contemplations, self-inquiries, and discussions. This course expands the vision of the path from focus on self to a vast understanding of the journey of compassion. Continue »

The Heart of Warriorship Level III: Warrior in the World

with Shastri Joel Wachbrit

January 27th—January 29th

Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we are willing to experience our life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness to our activities. Continue »

Mamo Chants

February 17th—February 25th

In order to avert whatever negativity has accumulated during the year, we will practice the Mamo Chants on February 17th through February 25, 2017, The mamos are powerful worldly dharma protectors; they can be motherly or sisterly and are fearsome. Continue »

Center Cleaning Day - Neutral Day Celebrated

March 4th

In preparation for Shambhala Day the members and friends of Tucson Shambhala will come together to clean the center. Continue »

Shambhala Day 2017 (Observed)

March 5th

Come celebrate Shambhala Day 2017 at Tucson Shambhala Meditation Center Continue »

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