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 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 →

Join us for meditation at our new center!

6727 Flanders Drive, STE 102
San Diego, CA 92121
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Featured Programs

Learn to Meditate

May 2nd

People new to meditation as well as more experienced practitioners who wish to refresh their technique will receive instruction in a relaxed, uplifted atmosphere. Encourage your family, friends or others curious about meditation to attend. Continue »

An Evening of Practice - The Sadhana of Mahamudra

May 5th—December 29th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is a practice text composed by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of Shambhala. This practice is meant for our particular time as a means of overcoming the obstacles of spiritual materialism in our practice. Continue »

Shambhala Lineage Chant Class

with Eric Jinpa Heinz

May 7th

Join us to watch this prerecorded course summarizing key points in this chant, followed by a discussion facilitated by Jinpa Hienz. Content is presented for both new and seasoned students. Continue »

Level 4: Awakened Heart

with Cynthia MacKay

May 13th—May 15th

This program is the fourth in the Shambhala Training - Heart of Warriorship programs, which introduce meditation and provide teachings that cultivate genuineness, confidence, humor, and dignity in daily life. Continue »

Profound Treasury Discussion Group

May 16th—December 19th

An informal discussion group meeting to discuss the material from each of the classes in the Shambhala Publications online course on Chögyam Trungpa's Profound Treasury, Vol. Two: The Bodhisattva Path of Wisdom and Compassion. Continue »