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

Making Friends With Yourself: A Video Retreat Series with Pema Chodron

October 21st—December 9th

Join Pema Chodron as she explores, in her usual down-to-earth and practical way, the Buddhist teachings on the five skandhas (elements) and the eight kinds of consciousness. Continue »

Heart of Warriorship Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Martha Hildreth

December 4th—December 6th

Having experienced a taste of basic goodness, we want to go forward. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. Continue »


with Shastri Pamela Bothwell

January 29th—January 31st (2016)

Register and pay application fee online. Submit application via email. Continue »

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