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

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion

December 2nd—January 27th (2015)

We are currently discussing Shantideva’s 8th Century writing on the Bodhisattva Way of Life. This is not a teaching, rather an invitation to explore the meaning and application of this classic Mahayana text. Continue »

Level 1: The Art of Being Human with Body and Meditation worshop

with Charity Martin

January 16th—January 18th (2015)

This is the first of a series of weekend seminars that provides an open and friendly environment to discover knowing how to live with a clear mind, a gentle heart, and a sense of humor through the practice of meditation. Continue »

The Body and Meditation

with Charity Martin

January 17th (2015)

In this experiential workshop, we will practice listening to our bodies and paying close attention to physical sensation. We will cultivate an embodied presence through inner awareness, bringing us to a grounded and centered meditation practice. Continue »