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

Weekthun & Evening Talks - Working with the Enemies of the Four Directions to Create Enlightened Society

with Shastri Marcy Fink

May 28th—June 3rd

A Weekthun is an intensive weeklong group meditation retreat under the guidance of a senior teacher in the Shambhala lineage. We encourage you to participate for the week. If you cannot, you may attend for a day, or several days, or for evening teachings. Continue »

Kalapa Ikebana 4 Session Summer Series

with Donna West

June 4th—July 23rd

The basic purpose of ikebana is opening to and expressing the sacredness, natural harmony and order of the world. Continue »

An Evening of Practice - The Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 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 »

Learn to Meditate

June 6th

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 »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

with William Barry

June 11th—June 25th

This program is part of a series of interactive workshops where we train in meditation, using inquiry, dialogue, and contemplative arts to uncover the confidence we were born with. Continue »