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 →

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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

Contentment in Everyday Life (CIEL) - Wednesday Evening

with Gail McDonald & Walt Ranks

January 20th—February 17th

A five-week experiential course with talks as well as meditations, contemplations, self-inquiries, and group discussions. Continue »

Shambhala Arts Committee - Planning Meeting for International Shambhala Arts Day

February 10th

Planning meeting for April 2016 International Shambhala Arts Day at Tucson Shambhala Continue »

Shambhala Day 2016 (Observed)

February 14th

Come celebrate Shambhala Day 2016 at Tucson Shambhala Meditation Center Continue »

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Shastri Andrew Sacamano

March 11th—March 13th

With trust in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. We can extend ourselves to others fully and with kindness. Continue »

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